Exercise/ Fitness

Sweat It Out

Hey hey!

Wow, I forgot how HOT Bikram is!!!! 105 degrees, thank you very much. I think I sweat out every toxin that has ever been in my body. It was awesome. 🙂

Before I practiced, I had this lovely bar:


And afterwards, in all my sweaty smelly glory, I had a big yogurt bowl with a Voskos, 1/4 cup Ezekiel cereal, 1/4 cup Udi’s granola, dried cherries and almond butter:


Yogurt. It’s whats for dinner. I may or may not have had a piece of organic dark chocolate for dessert that missed the camera’s eye 😉

I love how CLEAN you feel after Bikram. I went in all stressed out and I left….still a little stressed, yes, but feeling like a whole new person. Maybe when I’m in Santa Rosa next week I can hit up the Santa Rosa Bikram College of India studio….that would be fun!

I’m off to read, pack and organize my life. See you in the morning!

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  • Courtney (The Hungry Yogini)
    September 22, 2009 at 9:11 pm

    I hear ya…it does feel good to sweat it out in Bikram. My skin always feels soft and supple after. But I LOVE a good flow class =)

    Comin’ to grooves on Friday!!! I can’t wait =) But don’t tell Jen….it’s a secret =)

  • kay (eating machine)
    September 22, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    mm, dried cherries are probably one of the best things ever. easily the tastiest dried fruit.

  • Jenna
    September 22, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    I’m glad you had a wonderful yoga session :).

    I love dried cherries. They tie with dried strawberries for my favorite dried fruit!

    Have a lovely evening.

  • J@ Whole Body Love
    September 22, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    Yogurt messes have been great quick dinners for me this week! I love that I can add whatever I feel like and for some reason, almost anything goes!

  • angieinatlanta
    September 22, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    Hey! I’m dying to try Bikram but scared because I’m a relative newbie to yoga. How long do you recommend someone practice before her first Bikram experience?

    Your yogurt bowl looks like the perfect post-sweat fest meal!

  • Allie Katie
    September 22, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    I LOVE NOR CAL. Oddly, I hate when people call it Nor Cal so I’m not sure why I just typed that. You are going to have SUCH a great time, and I can’t wait for your big announcement!

  • Julie @savvyeats
    September 22, 2009 at 9:23 pm

    I did yoga for a few months, and I really want to get back into it! Suggestions on how to find a good class? I’m especially intrigued to try Bikram…

  • Allison (Eat Clean Live Green)
    September 22, 2009 at 9:25 pm

    I love Bikram yoga! You feel so amazing and light afterwards. I haven’t been in ages… I should really go again soon 🙂

    That bar sounds tasty, I love chocolate + mint together

  • Allison (Eat Clean Live Green)
    September 22, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    sorry if this comes through twice…

    I love Bikram yoga! You feel so amazing and light afterwards. I haven’t been in ages… I should really go again soon 🙂

    That bar sounds tasty, I love chocolate + mint together

  • Cynthia (It All Changes)
    September 22, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    I love thos post Bikram feel. I felt like Jell-O without a care in the world. And the food I ate after Bikram tasted the best I’ve had in a while.

  • Stephanie
    September 22, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    I am so glad you posted about dried cherries – I LOVE these things!! And actually forgot about them till just now :/ ?? My mouth is puckering at the thought haha… yum!!!!

  • maria
    September 22, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    I’ve never tried Bikram, but if I ever have the chance to visit a studio I’d love to give it a shot.

  • Ali
    September 22, 2009 at 9:34 pm

    Mm! Where do you find Udi’s granola? Whole foods..?

  • Paige@ RunningAroundNormal
    September 22, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    So glad you feel better. Have a great night!

  • joelle (The Pancake Girl))
    September 22, 2009 at 9:50 pm

    Ah, that is my absolute favorite yoga in teh world- Bikram is so amazing. I do it at least 3-4 times a week, esp now that I cannot run .

    On a sidenote, Jenna do you possibly have an email bc I am a student writing an article on runners dealing with injuries, and would love to speak with you if possible. Please let me know one way or another if you can. Thanks~!!

  • Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope
    September 22, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    I’m so glad yoga was so beneficial for you today! I’m dying over that yogurt mix… it seriously sounds PERFECT, especially after a hot yoga class!

  • justrun
    September 22, 2009 at 9:55 pm

    I hear ya. I went to Bikram today after work (after avoiding yoga for six days, for some reason) and it felt awesome.
    Good luck with all you going on and coming up!

  • Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)
    September 22, 2009 at 10:00 pm

    Mmmm, that yogurt looks delish! Almond butter on yogurt is something I have never thought of 🙂

  • Jenna
    September 22, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    hey jenna! i am glad you enjoyed your class today, sounds like fun!

  • Brie (The Fit Bride)
    September 22, 2009 at 10:06 pm

    Yogurt and yoga–clearly, the perfect combination!

  • Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    September 22, 2009 at 10:22 pm

    I could eat yogurt for all meals! And chocolate. 🙂

  • Madelin @ What is for breakfast?
    September 22, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    Yay! I’m going to Bikram tonight and can’t wait, haven’t been in weeks and I need it! Glad you enjoyed your class 🙂

  • Emily (A Nutritionist Eats)
    September 22, 2009 at 11:26 pm

    I would LOVE to take a hot yoga class this week! The classes are so much better than home, but usually I have to do home. 🙁

  • BroccoliHut
    September 22, 2009 at 11:27 pm

    Mmm aren’t dried cherries the best? You’re making me crave them now. Glad you had a good sweat session!

  • Ellen @ peace in motion
    September 22, 2009 at 11:35 pm

    I love love love bikram. I love leaving feeling sweaty and toxin freeeeeeeeeeee

  • amber
    September 22, 2009 at 11:46 pm

    have fun in cali girl!! I will feel your energy when you are here in NorCal!!

  • Laura @ Backstage Pass to Health & Happiness
    September 23, 2009 at 12:03 am

    I am dying to try ‘hot’ yoga! It seems intimidating, but also soooo worth it.

    In my opinion, a yogurt meal is great any time of the day 🙂

    Backstage Pass to Health & Happiness

  • Kirsten
    September 23, 2009 at 6:02 am

    I love how Bikram is a constant wherever you go – enjoy if you check it out in California!

  • jac
    September 23, 2009 at 6:15 am

    glad to know i’m not the only one who loves bfast for dinner! 🙂

  • christie, honoring health
    September 23, 2009 at 8:16 am

    Glad you enjoyed Bikram!!!

  • Leah
    September 23, 2009 at 8:44 am

    Hey Jenna,
    I got my blog started up. Check it out!

  • Maria
    September 23, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    Jenna! Where do you find Kodiak pancake mix? Also, the balance bars in mint cookie- can’t seem to find that flavor anywhere!! Those pancakes look sooooo yummy!