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Reminder: Beginners Yoga tomorrow AM!

By David Lyman / December 6, 2020
Outdoor yoga in Seattle

(click for video) Join David each Mon 10a PST for Beginners Yoga on Zoom… and GO SOUNDERS!

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Gratitude in 2020

By David Lyman / November 24, 2020
2020 is not the year to get all you want, but to be thankful for all you have.

We are so grateful for YOU, our fitness family! Let’s be real. 2020 has been a challenging year! We were all thrown some serious curveballs… but you have blown us away with your ability to adapt. When indoor gyms closed, you pivoted to outdoor & virtual training. When the economy was hit, you took advantage of our…

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New COVID Restrictions for WA

By David Lyman / November 18, 2020

Indoor gyms are closed through Dec 14, but we’re still open for outdoor and virtual personal training! Q: Where does outdoor training happen? A: Rain or shine, we train folks in their own… yards porches rooftops opened garages favorite parks Q: What if the weather looks bad? A: Good news! We have temporarily relaxed our…

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Reminder…

By David Lyman / November 15, 2020
You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.

Wake up with David! Beginners yoga, Mondays at 10a PST on Zoom. Meeting ID: 842 9800 5742 Passcode: fitness We’d love to see you in class, even if you’re inflexible or you’ve never tried yoga before! No fee (optional donation only,) no registration required, all are welcome.

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Homemade Sprouts

By David Lyman / November 1, 2020
Kelly eating homemade sprouts

We grew & taste-tested 3 kinds of sprouts! 1- lentils, 2- broccoli seeds, and 3- mung beans. Curious how they turned out? Here’s our review! 1. SPROUTED LENTILS Taste: Sweet, peppery. Texture: Crispy, crunchy. Nutrition: High protein, high folate. Final opinion: Our favorite sprout! These were slightly sweet and oh-so-crunchy! They were tasty on everything…

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Yoga For Beginners

By David Lyman / October 28, 2020
Virtual Beginners Yoga with David

Mondays starting Nov 9, join David for Beginners Yoga, streaming live (virtually) on Zoom 10:00 a.m.! Beginners Yoga is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment, flexibility, and mindful movement. Welcoming people of all ages, especially those dealing with physical challenges, past injuries, or who wish to ease back into fitness. Goals of this class…

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Deception Pass Yoga

By David Lyman / September 27, 2020
Private Yoga Teacher David doing Yoga in Forest

(Click for video) “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” -Anne Lamott

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Wheel

By David Lyman / September 5, 2020
Wheel Pose in Yoga performed by Seattle Personal Trainer David

Added a new table to the living room! Just kidding of course– yogis call it “wheel,” not table! It offers an amaaaaazing stretch for the intercostal muscles of the ribs. After wheel, I breathe more deeply and enjoy a more positive outlook for the rest of the day! Want to give it a try? Schedule…

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Germ-Free (almost) Workouts

By David Lyman / August 17, 2020
Kelly trains a group virtually

Avoid germs at the gym. Train outdoors– or virtually! Hygiene Scale for Workouts (1=riskiest, 11=safest) Large group exercise class, indoors, no masks — DON’T DO IT, PEOPLE! Large group exercise class, indoors, with masks Open gym floor, indoors, no masks Open gym floor, indoors, with masks Large group exercise class, outdoors, no masks Large group…

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Bosu Challenge

By David Lyman / August 11, 2020
Bosu Balance Game Challenge

Had to try out the #BosuChallenge for myself… My verdict: Surprisingly fun! Certainly there are more challenging ways to work on shoulder stability, but as I always say, the best exercises are the ones you’ll actually do! I recommend doing a few “push-up plusses” beforehand to warm up. Psssssst, parents trying to occupy your kids:…

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