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It’s THURSDAY and…

In Communication, education, fitness, Griot, Self Improvement, weightloss on April 29, 2021 at 4:20 am
If I had a harness I could possibly skip leg day.
Photo by narubono on Unsplash

My inner thighs are tight because leg work is the leading goal-
if I ever intend to suspend myself upside down on the pole.
Oh. You didn’t know?
Yes, honey child, I ‘done put up a pole.

You and I should chit-chat and catch up soon.
I’ve been working out strong from dusk to high noon,

or so does it feel —
the results are coming in and are the real deal.

I’m down quite a bit; a little more than twenty,
I’m muscle building now, days-til-poling? Still plenty.

Are you curious as to why I’m working the pole?
Leo’s love a challenge and muscle building is goal.

Upper body fitness is what I’m missing.
I heard pole dance is quite befitting.

I’ve researched it live and It is no joke, still I admire it in excite.
Plus it’s an excellent skill to list on my resume besides “Write.”

What do you think? Maybe? Maybe not?
Whether I “resume it” or not my arms will look hot,

So I’m definitely going for it.
When it comes to progress, I like to “top score” it.

This morning will find me doing both working & playing,
I’m Qui
It’s Thursday and the art of living is what I’m slaying.

What manner of challenge have you found yourself facing?
If you’re looking to conquer it, plan to enjoy the chasing.

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Yoda and Yoga

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on November 4, 2016 at 2:55 pm

The two have more in common than just the sound of their name. Both are in a relationship with the force of the body and wisdom. I’m not a die hard STAR WARS fan but I do love Yoda.

When nine hundred years old you reach, look as good you will not.”

Yoda, Return of the Jedi

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Very true that quote is, which is exactly why I’m on the chase to sculpt my body into
something fantastic this year. I’m quite excited fitness. I’ve been working out on an average of 6-days a week. I could probably stand to cut back, but honestly, it’s not strenuous workouts. I hone an elliptical machine for no less than 65-minutes straight each morning. If the latter of the day permits me time, I squeeze in an even lower impact 20 (+) additional minutes– (moderate walking speed). The elliptical machine works my arms and legs simultaneously and the caloric burn is unreal. So I wasn’t put off when I started to get a little lower back aggravation.
Working out 6-days a week is nothing to scoff at.
The lower back pain wasn’t persistent or too, too bad, but it was often enough for me to start researching stretches and things I could possibly do to alleviate it. Because the elliptical machine works both the upper body and lower, I’m also experiencing muscle tightness in my shoulders and between my blades. It doesn’t help that I naturally hold tension in my shoulders. There is no room for additional taut in my trapezius muscles.

It is wise to know thy body, Yoda is right. In search of non-medicated muscle relief (so that I can get back to my fun and awesome workouts), I came across many suggestions of muscle stretching and lengthening via Yoga. I’m all in!

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If wisdom is on the table – I’m trying to eat it.
Once knowledge is conquered, I’m down to seed it.

I’m glad you dropped by and decided to read it.
Yoda and Yoga are categorized wisdom. I need it.

Yoda and Yoga are my go-to’s when I’m looking to dimensionally elongate,
I’m Qui
Happy weeks end to thee – I’m excited about ‘the stretch’ of it – and couldn’t wait. 😀

Hump Day HAPPINESS

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on April 13, 2016 at 6:36 am

IMG_5482Good morning dear kindred, it’s already the 3rd day in
to our “workweek of grind fleek” and 2-days from the weekend.

I’m feeling good, I slept like a baby.
My cardio evenings are shaping this lady.

I usually put in no less than an hour a day.
I couple that with an apple to trace the fat away.

Fiber is necessary – grab an apple and plow.
I’m reinventing my body and would love to show you how.

I’m not on a diet, I’m not taking meds.
I simply changed what I was eating – the food I was fed.

Make this year your best year. Let fitness be the party.
Make this year your best year to sport your best body.

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The picture in the center is my face with the help of 30 additional pounds resting on my frame –  March 2015.

Yep! Yep! And loddy doddy! 😀

And so today is Wednesday and I’m up to do it again,
to reign on that elliptical machine. It’s my new best friend.

I did not join a gym to achieve this win!
I just implemented 20-mins of cardio at every days begin.

I take off twice a week to just DO ME!
During one of those days, I have a day of CHEAT!

It’s good for me.
I be on that ‘pizza glory!’

I usually pencil in a cheat on Fridays,
though it’s no secret Hump Days are my high days.

I’m stoked about the weekend coming.
I’m stoked about the social & networking funning.

Hump Day Happiness is perfect for todays title,
I’m Qui
in it for the good let Thursday be a positive rival. ❤