Fitness Blog

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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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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Sliding Scale

By David Lyman / June 26, 2020
new sliding scale

Hello friends, As issues of racism and inequality dominate the news, many of us have taken to the streets, city halls, and phone-lines to protest and demand justice. I have been asking myself what else I can do to foster inclusiveness within my field. It’s no secret that the fitness industry is heavily centered around…

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Return of Personal Training

By David Lyman / June 15, 2020
you + the gym, reunited at last

Good news, team: face-to-face training is BACK! As King County moves to phase “1.5,” we’re thrilled to be able to provide in-person training again, outdoors or in your home! Keep on reading to find out how, exactly, that works in the time of coronavirus. To those who fell in love with virtual training, don’t worry–…

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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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Triathlon Memories

By David Lyman / May 18, 2020
David at the Honolulu Triathlon

That time David beat me home from his own triathlon (bike vs car). He also emptied and reloaded the dishwasher before I arrived. (Thanks a lot buddy, way to REALLY make me feel like a slacker!) -Kelly Did you know we regularly prepare people for athletic events? (“Regularly,” as in right now! Yes– even during…

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Yoga From Home

By David Lyman / April 2, 2020
Personal trainer David does yoga teacher training from home in Seattle

(click for video) Never would’ve guessed my last month of Yoga Teacher Training would be VIRTUAL! I’m grateful the transition to online training has been smooth. Honestly, the hardest part has been focusing my mind! During quarantine, my thoughts drift to friends working in healthcare, struggling without childcare, or wondering how they’ll afford rent this…

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Look Who’s Training Now

By David Lyman / March 3, 2020
Kelly holds her official NASM certified personal trainer and corrective exercise certificates

Is this real life? 0_0 I’m official!!! [view bio]

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Crane Post

By David Lyman / February 17, 2020
crane pose seattle yoga teacher

Working toward crane– the un-official state animal of Washington.

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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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