The 6th, Unmentioned Love Language – Activity

many of us have heard of the 5 love languages – the book, authored by Gary Chapman, and the concept, now commonly referenced in relationships world-wide. it discusses how we love others and how we want to be loved. it tells us there are five methods through which people express love: physical touch, acts of service, quality time, receiving gifts, and words of affirmation. but i would argue that there is one very significant love language missing from this list – activity.

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A Look Back – My One Year Blogging Anniversary

in january of 2015 i decided to launch a blog. i did so with a brief post, and some photos of the destination that inspired me to finally go live – Lake Tahoe. in the past year my blog has molded into a healthy living blog that encourages others to be active, to be outside, and to be themselves. in celebrating the one year anniversary of thefirst2hours, i thought i would share some of my favorite posts from 2015.

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Week One of the December Beginner’s Yoga Challenge

This December, I made a commitment to yoga with the 2015 Beginner’s Yoga Challenge. This challenge is hosted by 2 professional yogis – BEACHYOGAGIRL and KINOYOGA – and one host/sponsor – MANTRAYOGA. As the name suggests, this is a yoga challenge for beginners. I have been working on the basic asanas in hopes of being able to further my practice in 2016. Every day a new pose.
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Getting Back to the Basics with a Beginners Yoga Challenge

this december, and in 2016, i am making a commitment to yoga. historically, yoga and i have had an unstable relationship; but the further along we get in our relationship, the more i’ve realized why i keep going back for more. i know where i want to go from here, and i have set some goals to help me get there.

to advance my yoga practice, i first have to take it back to the basics and master the asanas that are the foundation of the practice. from december 1 – 24 i will join a group of yogis in the Beginner Yoga 2015 Challenge. every day a new pose. i welcome others to join me.

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Gear Finder – Get Lost in Green

find the recommended activewear from previous post… “Get Lost in Green”

NIKE DRI-FIT RELAY TANK   *   LULULEMON IN FLUX JACKET

LULULEMON WUNDER UNDER PANT   *   BROOKS GHOST 8 RUNNERS

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Nike Dri-Fit Relay Tank

Purchase at www.eastbay.com for $27.99

Purchase similar, the Teaser Tank from Montiel Activewear for $28

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TunesDay – Work B$@tch

Music makes us move. Moving makes us healthy. Music makes us healthy.

This week’s motivational song is…

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TunesDay – Hold On

Music makes us move. Moving makes us healthy. Music makes us healthy.

This week’s motivational song is…

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Gear Finder – Microfracture, and the One Orthopedic Problem There Isn’t a Real Solution For

find the workout clothes from previous post… Microfracture, and The One Orthopedic Problem There Isn’t a Real Solution For.

 

POWER WARM PUMA TIGHTS   *   ARCTERYX MOTUS CREW LS TOP

SPORTSMANS BASEBALL CAP   *  CAMELBAK L.U.X.E.  *  BROOKS GHOST 8 RUNNERS

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TunesDay – Like Ships Need the Sea

Music makes us move. Moving makes us healthy. Music makes us healthy.

This week’s motivational song is…

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Odina Surf Bombora Bikini Top

it is important to go through the check list of requirements when searching for the ideal beach volleyball competition top:

1. comfortable

2. no adjustable strings to slide around

3. no pressure on shoulders

4. looks good

5. holds the girls in place

6. wicking material that can handle the sand and sweat

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