Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday, June 30th Workout - Full Body Yoga Workout and Stretch Plus Some Workout Stuff

My day started with a massive fibro pain flare (thanks to both the weather and my food choices yesterday... the culprit was sugar alcohols and not carbs!) and ended with enough pain tolerance to attempt my old yoga routine (in it's new order and sequence which, honesty, flows much, much better!) and it felt amazing!

I feel like I used muscles I forgot I had (my thighs were shaking so hard during the warriors and lunges) and my back feels great! I definitely need to make this a regular routine again!

And doing this tonight made me realize how much I love my own workouts and how much I want to keep doing them instead of the Lauren Gleisberg ones (although I get some great ideas from hers) so I'm going to go through tonight and modify my own workout based on the modifications Nola and I talked about for the LG one last Tuesday. There's some changes I wanted to make to my workout anyway so this is the best time to tackle it.

I also narrowed it down to what exercise pushed my back too far during the workout last Monday so that's being removed for now and replaced with something else.

But in general, I feel amazing now (despite the somewhat lingering pain and nausea which I guess is also part of fibro flares, just not one I often experience) and I'll definitely be working out tomorrow even if it's only yoga again!

Full Body Yoga Workout and Stretch: 45 Minutes Total Time
Mountain Pose
Neck Rolls
Neck Stretch (opposite arm reaching out)
Overhead Triceps Stretch
Shoulder Stretch (bending stretching arm)
Eagle Pose
Open Arms Chest Stretch (using the doorway)
Wrist Stretch (facing up and down)
Downward Facing Dog Pose
One-Legged Downward Facing Dog Pose
Dolphin Pose
Intense Side Stretch Pose
Crescent High Lunge Pose
Warrior I Pose
Warrior II Pose (palms facing up or down)
Extended Triangle Pose
Extended Side Angle Pose
Wide-Legged Forward Fold
Half Moon Pose (using yoga blocks as needed)
Lord of the Dance Pose (hold on to something as needed)
Warrior III Pose (hold on to something as needed)
Tree Pose
Chair Pose
Revolved Chair Pose
Forward Fold Pose (using both arms to hug legs around the knees)
Plank Pose
Forearm Plank Pose
Easy Pose With Ear to Shoulder
Seated Mountain Pose (with arms stretched overhead)
Seated Side Bend Pose
Cow Face Pose
Half Lord of the Fishes Pose
Bound Angle Pose
Tortoise Pose
Cross-Legged Forward Bend Pose
Lotus Pose (start with Half Lotus and carefully work up from there)
Hero Pose (bring tailbone in and up to take pressure off the knees)
Camel Pose
Child's Pose
Extended Puppy Pose
Cat/Cow Pose
Thread the Needle (move far arm way over from opposite shoulder)
Upward-Facing Dog Pose
Cobra Pose
Locust Pose
Bow Pose
Bridge Pose
Upward Plank Pose
Boat Pose
Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend Pose
Knee to Head Forward Bend Pose
Pigeon Pose (slowly work on moving bent leg out more)
Supported Shoulder Stand Pose (use yoga blocks as needed)
Plow Pose (use yoga blocks as needed)
Reclining Bound Angle Pose
Knee to Chest Pose
Hamstring Stretch (use yoga strap and stretch leg across body to the left and right as well as straight up)
Eye of the Needle Pose
Supine Spinal Twist Pose (bend both knees to protect back)
Corpse Pose

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