Boot Camp Class, Cocoa Berry Sunwarrior Oats Recipe, and Buck the Movie
Posted Jul 08 2011 8:58am
Morning Boot Camp Class
Good morning everyone! I am loving seeing all of your #twitterfitcommits ! They definitely helped me get out for my afternoon run yesterday and also gave me a much needed energy boost when I woke up bright and early for this morning’s boot camp class!
Today, Sara had us start with ab exercises, which I did well with except the full sit-ups. They truly are the bane of my core exercise existence! After ~7 minutes of abs we ran ~3/4 of a mile to my old elementary school where we did rounds of the following exercises interspersed with short running intervals.
Pop up lunges (step forward with one leg and then return to starting position)
Walking lunges with rear leg lift
Sumo squat hops (wide squat with hands reaching to the ground and then hop up to standing with feet together and hands in the air)
Walking side lunges
Stair climbing (two steps at a time)
My quads were burning during the run over to the elementary school because they are still a little sore from our bike ride. Fortunately, they loosened up a bit by the time we got started with the lunges. It was yet another awesome workout and I’m so sad that I won’t be there for next week’s class! If you live in the Bethesda or Northwest D.C. area, I highly recommend checking out Sara’s Pure Intensity classes !
Last night, we went out with family friends to see ‘ Buck ’ a documentary about Buck Brannaman, a real-life horse whisperer. I have to admit, I initially thought that I might get a little bored with the subject matter. However, the interviews, story, and beautiful cinematography kept me engaged the entire time.
I won’t tell you too much about the movie because I don’t want to spoil it. However, I will share that Buck reminded me that the way in which we interact with animals and other people truly is a mirror of ourselves and our insecurities.
I would love to hear from you…
Have you seen ‘Buck’?
Have you ever learned or been reminded of an important life lesson from a movie?