Cats & dogs

Posted in Fitness & Health, Uncategorized at 11:18 am by loretta

Rotators and core. Cat back, dog back, & transverse leg lifts.

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When is a goat not a goat?

Posted in Uncategorized at 6:03 pm by loretta

Birria platter @ Doña Maria. Except it’s beef, not goat.


Dual appetizer lunch @ Gumba’s

Posted in Uncategorized at 1:59 pm by loretta

Bay shrimp cocktail

Artichoke w/ mayo & herbed EVOO on a salad.


Learning to walk & chew gum

Posted in Uncategorized at 11:22 am by loretta

My biggest difficulty with the class last night was all of the coordination. So, Brian decided he would help me learn to “walk and chew gum.” I needed to concentrate on contracting several different groups of muscles at once. While moving. He did keep the exercises on the simple side of complex. Though he did have to remind me several times to contract everything correctly. We did portions of rowing while lunging, and portions of lunging while rowing.

#sweatyselfie #accessiblefitness Brian is dancing around in the background. XD


Will work for grilled cheese

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:41 pm by loretta

Tuesday/Thursday @ Apple Fitness is Laurel’s Basic Training class. Tuesday is Off the Grid @ Cupertino Whole Foods. I can only earn fancy food truck food by cycling to class and doing the class.

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Transverse work

Posted in Uncategorized at 11:15 am by loretta

Apparently, I’ve been using the wrong muscles for core stabilization. It’s not supposed to be the same ones that I use for breathing. So today we worked on focusing on the transverse muscles, so that I can breathe and do ab work. So it requires more focus on my various muscles than I’m used to. Held bridge, slight leg lifts, and planks before heading upright for taut kettle bell swings and taut squats.

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Rethinking laterally

Posted in Uncategorized at 11:11 am by loretta

Yep, laterally, not literally. New exercises for rotator cuffs and lats to take advantage of a wider dimension of movement.

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Tired all over

Posted in Uncategorized at 11:40 am by loretta

Rotators, rise & shines, dead bugs w/ dumbbells(!), flys, rows, farmer carries, and wall crunches. *whew*

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M’Shakaleh vegetarian @ Dishdash

Posted in Uncategorized at 2:21 pm by loretta

Delicious, and very filling.


Gumby legs

Posted in Uncategorized at 11:03 am by loretta

Dead lifts with increasing weight, kettlebell swings, and duck walks.

Did I mention that my car is a manual transmission? #Sweatyselfie #accessiblefitness

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