Now is probably a good time to acquire a fitness routine, both because it's good for your health and also to prevent yourself from going downright stir crazy in your living room in the coming weeks. Supporting a local studio/gym/trainer sure is swell, too.
Lisa Kuronya Coombs teaches intro to boxing, intermediate boxing and conditioning, and a weekly drop-in boxing class at The Boxing Studio in Topsham, a small studio she opened last fall.
Don’t banish your swimsuit to the summer clothes bin crammed under your bed just yet. The swimming lanes are open again at a few Portland-area pools, including the Riverton pool on Forest Avenue, the Davan pool in Westbrook, and the pool at South Portland’s Community Center.
Do yoga in the grass next to Lulu's Barn & Alpacas on Westport Island, where you can relax into savasana, gaze up at the canopy of trees framing the sky overhead, and listen to alpacas pulling up grass and munching away contentedly. It's a wonderful sound.
“Dancing is an expression, a freeing experience." Turns out, dancing in the grass on the Eastern Prom, with Casco Bay as a backdrop, makes the experience even sweeter.
Warrior pose just feels stronger when your feet are in the grass. And kettlebell squats are remarkably more enjoyable when your view is Casco Bay.
An entertaining close-to-home scavenger hunt for the Fit Maine Social [Distancing] Club (until we can adventure together again). Challenges start in the Fit Maine Social Club Facebook group and then get archived here.
Get your workout in the water during an Aqua Fitness class at St. Joseph's College in Standish. Those water weights are no joke.
'G.O.T. Balls' stands for 'Get On The Balls,' and PNF co-owner and instructor Whitney Sullivan employs medicine and stability balls (hence the 'balls') as well as dumbbells and other implements of fitness to challenge your muscles and whatever balance you can muster.
Last night on 207 we talked about the U.S. National Toboggan Championships, ice climbing with Equinox Guiding Service, ski-swim-sauna at The Bethel Inn Resort, Super Sauna Saturday at Nurture Through Nature, and SnowCoach up Mt. Washington with Great Glen Trails.