MaryKay

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  1. YogaByCandace liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Weight Training   
    Start with squats and lunges without any additional weight - just body weight.
    But make sure you're doing them correctly - check with a trainer.
    Then you can add weight.
  2. YogaByCandace liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Weight Training   
    Start with squats and lunges without any additional weight - just body weight.
    But make sure you're doing them correctly - check with a trainer.
    Then you can add weight.
  3. thaijackjordan liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Bolsters   
     
    Thanks! I just ordered the Hugger Mugger one!
  4. MrBalloonHands liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Where Are You Reading This From?   
    Mary Kay from Illinois!
     
    Hi!
  5. MrBalloonHands liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Where Are You Reading This From?   
    Mary Kay from Illinois!
     
    Hi!
  6. Oak liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I just bought a Manduka Pro Black Magic.
     
    Thoughts on how to carry it ~
     
    Do you have a bag or do you use straps?
     
    The Manduka is so much thicker than my previous mat that I'm not sure what will work.
     
    Thoughts?
  7. YogaByCandace liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Weight Training   
    I do a program called RIP - Repetition, Intensity, Performance
    It includes squats, lunges, chest press, back and shoulders and then biceps, triceps and abs.
    It's 3 days a week and fabulous!
  8. YogaByCandace liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Weight Training   
    I do a program called RIP - Repetition, Intensity, Performance
    It includes squats, lunges, chest press, back and shoulders and then biceps, triceps and abs.
    It's 3 days a week and fabulous!
  9. yogagrammy liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Essential Oils   
    I've just started with essential oils so I love this topic!!
     
    I've made a yoga mat cleaner with water, vinegar, tea tree and sweet orange.
    It smells amazing and makes every day smell like summer!
  10. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by yogafire in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I bought a bag that swings over my shoulder from etsy with a cute fabric pattern that the creator bought from Hawaii.  So if you want something unique, you can check it out there. Or if you have a thick mat, you can probably request a designer you like to make a custom bag for you, and add super durable stitching so the strap can carry the weight.  
     
    The only issue is that you can't really test beforehand, and I found out with my sticky mat, it was hard to slide it inside one bag that had no lining (was a textured underside) due to friction, but then it slid in more easily when I got a second bag that was lined with smooth fabric.
  11. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by christinakc in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I am currently using just a vented yoga mat bag that I wear over my shoulder and my bag just about fits in it. However, I am considering buying either the manduka go steady or go lite as they are weather resistant and have pockets for extra things. I found that a lot of yoga mat bags are made of cotton and that is useless when living in rainy Ireland!
  12. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by dianeteresa in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I don't have a Manduka mat but I have older version of this bag from Hugger Mugger and I find it very roomy.  I'm able to fit my mat and a couple towels in there.  I'm not sure how much bigger the manduka is but it might be worth trying.
  13. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by Yogabliss in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I got the manduka caring strap, but it also has like a little pouch so I can keep my keys and phone in there and the buckles on the straps are adjustable so it is very easy to put the around the mat
  14. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by Reggi in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I have got the manduka "go steady bag". It´s very usefull because it has two pockets... one for the mat and one for keys, phone, water etc.
    I like it a lot. Disadvantage is the big price.
  15. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by YogaByCandace in Carrying Your Mat?   
    I have a lululemon bag but my black mat doesn't fit in it because it's so thick, so I generally leave my black mat at home since it's so heavy anyway, and carry one of my other ones if I'm going to a class at a studio. That likely doesn't help you, though, haha. Maybe consider the carrying strap or buy a bag directly from manduka so you know it'll fit? 
  16. MrBalloonHands liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Bolsters   
    Do you own one?
     
    What do you use it for?
     
    What brand do you own?
     
    What brand should I get?
     

  17. MrBalloonHands liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Bolsters   
    Do you own one?
     
    What do you use it for?
     
    What brand do you own?
     
    What brand should I get?
     

  18. laceyd liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Best Yoga Mat?   
    I've had a wai lana yoga mat for years and love it.
    It's sticky, but not too sticky and it stands up well to regular use, or abuse!
  19. YogaByCandace liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in What's In Your Makeup Pouch?   
    I've been looking for a great eyeliner - any consensus??

    I use Nars Orgasm blush and Benefit They're Real Mascara.

    This is the best mascara ever. Really!
  20. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by Sassie in What's In Your Makeup Pouch?   
    I agree, Benefit They're Real is the best mascara I have used!
  21. Jilliebabe liked a post in a topic by MaryKay in Weight Training   
    I started yoga because my weight training took away my flexibility.
    I lift 3 days a week and now do yoga 3-4 days a week.

    Today was my first Yin Yoga class.
    I didn't even know this existed and now I want to go every day!
    It was an hour of intense stretching and it hurt and felt good at the same time.
  22. MaryKay liked a post in a topic by YogaByCandace in Recent Noteworthy Reads   
    I just wanted to share a good book I read recently - it's called Orphan Train. I felt it sort of came to a quick end with a lot of loose ends, but the meat of the story was, in my opinion, really good! Have you read anything good recently?