Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Meet Ms. September


Ms. September's yoga pose for the month is the side plank. This is a one I need to do. The regular plank is something I do all the time. It's a great core exercise for runners. It would be really easy for me to add the side plank to my core workout.

Regular plank
Image from womensfitnessmag.com
As I was flipping through the calendar the other day I realized that the first name on the left side of the calendar was  the cat's name and not another name for the yoga pose. So I guess Maude is the cat name and not the pose. Since Maude is probably a girl name, she is indeed a "Ms." so I can correctly call her "Ms." September.


My apologies to Stallone and all the other male cats over the past year who I referred to as "Ms" when they were actually a "Mr."

Opps! Blonde moment. Oh well, at least I figured it out before January.

This is one reason why yoga may be dangerous for me. The instructor would say "side plank" and I would get all confused because I would be thinking, "Maude, you mean Maude?"

Reason two is I have no sense of balance. I'm always a little off balance. My best yoga poses are the ones where both feet are on the ground.

Seriously.


5 comments:

  1. This cracks me up on many levels! How totally crazy and fun!

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    1. Thanks! My life is a little crazy! And fun!

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  2. My balance has never been great but it certainly improved when I worked on boats! Of course, that was ages ago.
    Side plank is hard on my wrists but I can do it. Great for your side core muscles!

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    1. Side planks would be hard on my wrists too!

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