Fitness Blog

TRX Kick

By David Lyman / October 21, 2019
David using the TRX suspension trainer

Thanks, @jordan.andrew.b, for snapping this cool photo during our beach workout! (What? Beaches are still delightful in the cold!) Such a fun and energizing lunch break running stairs, working out in different planes of motion, and catching up with a good friend– figuratively and (almost) literally! Seattle’s outdoor spaces make the BEST gyms! #MountBakerBeach #ColmanPark…

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Training Around Injuries

By David Lyman / October 8, 2019
Kelly on stand-up paddle-board

Got injuries? Try to see them as opportunities to explore new types of exercise! Kelly’s right hip flexor was a little tight this week, so we did a bunch of work to normalize it and the other muscle groups affected. But there was no need to sit-out this rare October sunshine while waiting for everything…

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Pilates Wheel

By David Lyman / October 6, 2019
David uses the Pilates Wheel

Pilates @ home? You bet your sculpted booty!! . Rent the Pilates wheel ⚙️ + a certified Pilates teacher (ahem) for 1 hour, and see how great it feels! . Did you know David has a BOATLOAD of training in Pilates? It’s true! He’s certified in beginner mat, advanced mat, beginner reformer, advanced reformer, and…

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Two Minute Tune-Up

By David Lyman / September 23, 2019
David doing stair exercises

Try this 2-min work break. *Bonus for doing it in slacks and a dress shirt, like I did when I was a CPA!

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Escalator Fun

By David Lyman / September 4, 2019
David on escalator

That de-escalated quickly… . . . . Music:

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September News

By David Lyman / September 1, 2019

Wake me up when Sept ends… BECAUSE I’M SO STINKING EXCITED FOR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN OCTOBER!!!!! Honestly, I’m still pinching myself. I feel incredibly humbled and grateful to have been accepted into 8 Limbs’ yoga teacher training program, where I’ll study under respected experts, deepen my practice, and learn to help others on their…

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By David Lyman / August 6, 2019

I love summertime! This week I got to enjoy a bunch of healthy summer activities– bouldering, paddleboard yoga, and steel mace yoga! Just another example of how staying active pays off. When you’re rocking good core engagement and cardiovascular fitness, you’re ready to jump into new challenges at a moment’s notice. Want some help preparing…

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Pilates Ring

By David Lyman / July 23, 2019

The Pilates Ring is my favorite CIRCLE of life! Even though that nifty workout tool was invented decades ago, I still use it regularly today. It helps me maintain proper posture in difficult positions. …Such as when the wife demands I pull over while hiking to pose for a Lion King reenactment photo we’ll “definitely…

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By David Lyman / July 14, 2019
muscles drawn on David in marker

Helping Kelly study for her certified personal trainer test! #craYOLO

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Speed Ladder ’19

By David Lyman / July 7, 2019
speed ladder at boot camp 2019

Inspired by the incredible #USWNT champions to work on my speed, agility, and quickness this week! (Time to bust out that speed ladder!) CONGRATS, US WOMEN’S TEAM!!!

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