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This week I quit running. Well, not permanently. I just didn’t do it. Why? I just didn’t really feel like it…and that’s ok with me. This week featured more of what I’d call “alternative” workouts. SCUBA and dancing.

SUNDAY

Morning Stretch: Bend it Like Tara

Workout:  SCUBA

Wow this dive was tough. I was TIIIIIIIRED. We got a new power scrubber that is a beast. My legs were already tired from Jillian yoga the day before. Add to that pushing a large object that is trying to turn the opposite way you are. Good times.

I was actually sweating in my wetsuit. Yes, sweating underwater…

MONDAY

Morning Stretch: Yoga for Stiff Neck and Back

Workout:  AM- Abs, PM- Core + Cardio

I saw this “30 day abs challenge” posted on Facebook and decided that it could be an easy way to incorporate a bit of core work each day. I simply added it on to my morning yoga stretch.

When I got home that evening I went through this Tone It Up workout.

TUESDAY

Morning Stretch: Destress Yoga

Workout: Dancing…kinda.

Tuesday evening was the dress rehearsal for my dance recital on Saturday. We went through the routine three times in full hair/make-up/costume.

WEDNESDAY

Morning Stretch: Morning Yoga Fix

Workout:  More SCUBA!

This time, no beast of a scrubber. Instead it involved using paint scrapers to remove paint from the floor of the pool. No cardio, but after 47 minutes that’s a lot of fine toning for the arms!

THURSDAY

Morning Stretch: Very Gentle Morning Yoga

Workout:  Tone It Up’s  “Pura Vida Workout + “Thailand Tush

The Pura Vida workout focused on arms. Winner of “most challenging move”:

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Yeeeeah, they didn’t work out so well for me. I modified them and did the best I could but it’s awkward and tricky.

As far the the “Thailand Tush” routine, this move was true to its name:

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It’s amazing how such little movements can create such a large impact. Whew!

FRIDAY

Morning Stretch: Morning Routine

SATURDAY

Morning Stretch: None. Stretched in evening in preparation for dance recital!

Workout: Walk with Mom in AM. Dance recital in PM.

She was in town for the weekend and before breakfast we set out on a 2.6 mile stroll through Fells with end destination being the farmer’s market.

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Then later that evening it was time to throw on the gold heels and sparkly dress and dance it up!

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More on that to come (maybe even video!).

Hope your weekend was wonderful. Let’s get this new week started!

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