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Virtual Yoga is the New Happy Hour

By David Lyman / May 20, 2020
meetup with friends virtually

(click for video) You guys. I am LOVING this new social outlet!!! One of my coolest clients had the idea to stay socially connected in lockdown by meeting her friends virtually each week for a private yoga class together (provided by moi)! Is that not brilliant??! Meeting up for virtual yoga = the new happy…

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Halfway Through Yoga

By David Lyman / January 22, 2020
Yoga on Capitol Hill Seattle

Keeping warm by the “fire” lol.. I’m halfway done w/Yoga Teacher Training!! How has it been 3 mo already?! Can’t wait to share all I’ve learned with my clients & community! I’ll be teaching a free, “Back-Care Yoga” series on Capitol Hill this spring– stay tuned!!!

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Star Wars Workout

By David Lyman / December 19, 2019
Star Wars quote

Here’s your Star Wars workout in honor of the premiere tomorrow.

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Bungee Staff

By David Lyman / October 30, 2019
Bungee Staff

(Click for video.) Hockey slap, pipe hitter, axe chop. Warm that core up!

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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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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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Bouldering

By David Lyman / August 6, 2019
bouldering

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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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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Boot Camp 6/17/2019

By David Lyman / June 22, 2019
Boot Camp Warriors

Shout-out to these warriors for attending EVERY, SINGLE, CLASS of boot camp this year! (For Marissa, that makes it a two-year streak!) Now that’s dedication!!! Thanks, Marlena and Marissa, for always bringing your smiling faces, excellent work ethic, and positive attitudes to class! You both are too awesome, and it just wouldn’t be boot camp…

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