Sunday, October 2, 2011

Biceps, Bikram & Black Skirts.....

Someone added "21's" to my strength routine in college.  They rock my world.  Enjoy!



Bikram Yoga
Reasons why Bikram Yoga has made me a better athlete:

- The practice requires more focus than any sport I've played.  My ability to focus has increased resulting in a higher performance when I'm running or cycling.

- My flexibility has greatly increased which has reduced my soreness after long runs and bike rides.

- I transitioned from lifting weights to Bikram Yoga.  My strength is the best it's ever been.  I used to make fun of people who used yoga as strength training.  I am now one of those works.

- My stress level has improved.  90 minutes of physical meditation helps you forget why you were even stressed....I feel like I can do anything after the class.

- Skin....whoa.  This is one of the best benefits.  My skin looks less tired and increasingly hydrated.  I've had a few people ask me if I am wearing new make up....nope, just hot yoga.

Black Skirts
I got this black ruffled skirt for $5 at a thrift store.  It can also be worn as a strapless dress.  Articles of clothing that can be worn in multiple way make me happy.


Happy Sunday

Go Redskins!



  1. Hi Sarah!

    Thank you for your comment on my blog. Coffee is bananas awesome for sure.

    You are gorgeous! I love that black skirt.

    Happy Sunday!


  2. I love bikram yoga and thrift stores!

  3. I have been wanting to try Bikram. I love your skirt. It is fantastic!


  4. Oooh what a beautiful find! When I hear Power 21's I think 21 push ups followed by 21 sit ups and then you do 18, 15, 12, 9, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1. It's brutal!

  5. I have yet to try Bikram Yoga. Just got into yoga the last few months but I don't know what's stopping me from trying Bikram!

  6. That dress is a great find. And I will definitely have to try the sets of 21s. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog! Love adding in 21's for a killer burn.

  8. Thanks for commenting on my blog! I love Bikram! I once took part in a really cool deal with a yoga studio nearby where you paid $10 to take 10 classes within 10 days. I made it to about 8 of the ten but absolutely fell in love. You're so right about the way it makes you feel and look!!

  9. I absolutely love the skirt! I don't have much experience with yoga, but I definitely want to try it more :)

  10. Hi Sarah! I agree--Yoga is wonderful!

    :-) Marion

  11. Your exercise info is great! I'd be lying if I said I'd ever use it LOL.

    LOVE that skirt- looks fabulous on you :)

  12. I have fibro and OA so I can't exercise like you do, but you are a great motivator for a person to do what they can. :)
    You look great in that skirt!

  13. I've been wanting to try Bikram yoga for a long time now.

  14. I really need to start doing yoga!! I am totally not a stretcher and it is going to get me one of these days. I will have to give Bikram a try!

  15. 21's own me!!!!

    Seriously though - I love them. I love the challenge and the burn from 21's:)

  16. oh my goodness, i think you and your blog are the cutest thing ever!


  17. ooh ive been thinking about trying hot yoga! i think you just convinced me! love your style too! ;)

  18. do you go to the place in fairfax? I did their living social deal... i am seriously thinking of re-joining.


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