You know that feeling when you hit a PR, you finally nail a handstand for a few seconds away from a wall, or you’ve realized your toes actually touch your head in vrschikasana? Yesterday was not that kind of day for me. There were no PRs, I didn’t fly gracefully in my yoga practice, and frankly, I felt like crap and looked like I had never been in a gym before.
If I felt so terrible, why write about it, right? Well, for the first time in a while I am quite proud of my uncomfortable training session. I changed my perspective, applied some of my yoga practice to my training, and it totally helped me focus on the present moment. I know I am not alone in the struggle to be present, because those I love have expressed the same thing. Continue reading