Workout and Word of the Day #50

Hello My Dear Darling Friends!

Yesterday evening I felt a little more energetic so I decided to do a little pilates workout followed by yoga. I was pleasantly surprised by this burst of energy and felt strong throughout both videos.

My knee has been bothering me for about 3 weeks now, but it is thankfully getting better. I am thankful that I have still been able to do my workouts. There are some motions and movements that I cannot do easily so I have been modifying the exercises and listening to my body. I am also taking epsom salt baths, icing, and using an arnica rub before bedtime. I hope that I will be able to fully recover soon. Injuries are always so humbling, but they also remind me to appreciate my health, flexibility, and mobility.

Here are the bonus workouts I did last night:

The Best Abs Workout | Blogilates:

It feels like it has been ages since I have done a workout with Cassey Ho. I am so glad that I decided to look up her videos. I loved this workout and the music she chose. They are songs that I have been listening to a lot this summer and the exercises are killer (in a great way!)

Yoga for Sensitive Knees |Yoga with Adriene:

It has also been a long time since I have practiced yoga consistently. Stretches that are usually so easy have been painful with my knee being compromised so I have been avoiding yoga, but I think this is a good time for me to start giving my body more TLC. This is probably exactly what I need. Sometimes we need to lean in to the tension to help it dissipate.

How to get rid of your knee pain instantly:

I am always amazed by how well Austin Goh’s videos work. Have you ever followed his suggestions? My knee felt a sense of relief that it hasn’t felt in weeks after this video. I am going to do it again tonight.

Today’s workout: Cardio & abs

40 Minute Cardio and Abs Bodyweight Workout | Sydney Cummings

This was such a fun workout. I really worked up a sweat with this one and it felt good to challenge myself.

Word of the Day:

vestige– noun

  1. A mark, trace, or evidence of something that is no longer present or in existence.
  2. A surviving evidence or remainder of some condition, practice, etc.
  3. A very slight trace amount of something.

Thanks for joining me for another workout and word of the day! I am going to choose a yoga video to do this evening then have some evening tea. See you soon!

❤ Alana

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