My goal for this week is to start shadowboxing for weight loss. I am going to do 20 minutes a day to start with a mixture of standing and sitting moves. While doing this, I will continue with my daily Pilates routine which will give me an accumulated 35 minutes of working out per day.
I’m starting with a combination of sitting and standing moves in order to make sure I do not do too much too fast. My Pilates routine has been a challenge but not a strain on any joints (a Pilates mat workout doesn’t impact your feet per se, but the way you extend stretches the hamstrings and pointing your foot in Pilates stance stretches the tendons in the feet), so I’m going to continue on this route until I feel ready to bounce around with my exercise DVDs again. [Read more…]