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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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Under the Trees

By David Lyman / July 20, 2020
one-legged burpees under dogwood tree

Just discovered there’s a walking tour of Volunteer Park’s trees!! Here I am enjoying tree #91 on the map, the Pacific Dogwood, Cornus nuttallii. Take your own walking tour here. (Link not affiliated with our business in any way, just super cool!) How’s that for a socially distanced outing? Summer comes but once a year,…

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Jump for Joy

By David Lyman / May 25, 2020
trampoline workout

Find yourself a workout so fun, you don’t even WANT to take a rest day!! (But do. Rest, that is.) I’m over the moon– and almost through the ceiling tile– with how fun this rebounder is! My new guilty pleasure is turning on some ~Spice Girls~ and dancing along on the trampoline! It trains your…

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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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