Active Yogi: Dealing with Soreness and Fatigue

Some events make you sore. Some training weeks make you fatigued. Some days do both. In my latest Active Yogi post, I consider the effect soreness and fatigue have on your yoga practice (and give a little postview of the FU40 event in Memphis).

A week ago, I visited my best friend, Francesca, in Memphis, where she was running 40 miles to celebrate her imminent fortieth birthday. Struck by one of those ideas that seem to pop into the mind fully formed during a long run, she planned her own do-it-yourself event in a park outside town and invited some friends to join her for a lap or two around the lake. Several of us did one, two, or three of the 10-mile laps, while Francesca gamely did all four and felt good enough to drive when we went out for pizza and beer that evening.

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