Bikram Day 1

by healthy ashley on February 1, 2010

I tried my first Bikram yoga class this morning. Bikram yoga is a series of 26 poses and 2 breathing exercises performed in a room heated to 105* with 40% humidity, lasting approximately 90 minutes.   Here are my thoughts, 100% candid. – First thought, WIERD! The breathing exercise at the beginning lasted for a [...]


It’s an open windows, music flowing throughout kind of day

by healthy ashley on September 30, 2009

Happy Wednesday! We’re halfway to Friday Yesterday I began looking into local gyms to find the one that would be best for me. The first one went terribly. I surely wasn’t planning on disclosing the names of the gyms, but this one was so bad that I have no problem with it. It was such [...]


To Gym or Not to Gym

by healthy ashley on September 29, 2009

Yes, that is two Kombuchas you see hanging out in my fridge. It’s funny- for a drink I think tastes gross, I’ve got quite the big craving for it! Part of it might just be placebo, but I feel clean and light after drinking these. I’ll work through these two throughout the week. So far [...]


Real Life Running Tips From the Almost-Runner

by healthy ashley on January 15, 2009

Thank you so much for your comments regarding my last run. I’m feeling a little better today and hope to do a fairly long run before I scale down my mileage for the race Sunday. Now, a running post in spirit of my half marathon this Sunday: Lots of sites put out really great running [...]