Wednesday, July 13, 2011

getting motivated


i really loved this post from lululemon on transitioning from day wear to yoga/running/en route-to-class wear. i am committing to doing yoga at least twice this week. my stiff body has been craving it. i've found that if i sleep in my yoga clothes or put them on first thing in the morning i double my chances of practicing.

what motivates you to sweat?
(tip: go outside for 5 seconds in this boiling heat. that was not a complaint, just an observation.)

9 comments:

the southern hostess said...

I like that idea. I'm in need of a little motivation. On these hot summer days, I barely want to move.

Shaunna Faye said...

Seeing one of my good friends this past weekend motivated me to start sweating again. She looks amazing and I thought "I could look like that!"

homemade grits said...

i feel you natalie!
go shaunna! exercise makes dealing with the ups and downs of motherhood a little easier too. i just blast my justin timberlake and run!

meet the squirrels said...

the inevitable labor and delivery of our little girl... i have been pretty good about exercising three times a week. i go between an hour-long prenatal yoga dvd, swimming, or the elliptical. i never try to over do it, but keep in mind that my body will go through the toughest thing come november!
-Nicole

Leah said...

I've been taking a Pure Barre class and its awesome. I feel strong and lean and can actually see results. Thats what keeps me motivated...that and knowing I have to wear a bathing suit in about a month on a beach trip ;) Really tho...this is the first time I've ever taken any sore of exercise class and it is awesome. Kicks my butt...but is awesome.

Alysson said...

I love this!! lululemon is awesome. XO

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Caroline said...

OOOOH great tips!!!! I've been meaning and wanting to go to my 6am Bikram class but I have chickened out the past three weeks. EWWF I feel so much better when I go ... going to try in the sleep in the pants thing. We will see!! Cheers! xo.

homemade grits said...

caroline- get me up to speed on ewwf?!

Lauren said...

i do yoga sporadically and i really need to be more persistent with it - i don't like stretching thus i am not flexible at all