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In terms of my full fitness workout, I do about an hour-and-a-half to two hours of arms, legs, and abs four to five days a week. For one specific workout, my favorite go-to are 15 squats.
 
They consist of doing 15 squats (I use a 15-25 pound weight, but it is still very effective without weights) and then I immediately do a 15 second wall squat for 15 repetitions.
 

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Fitness Fashion Trend: Tracksuits

Sometimes working out can get monotonous, and I find that usually when that happens, it’s due to a workout rut. As much as I love my gym and my go-to workouts, I like to break it up with “covert” exercise.
 
By taking a dance class, going dancing, or doing more yoga for the week instead, I kind of trick my mind into not realizing I’m still working out.
 
It’s also really fun to do things with friends like go ice skating, or play beach games because it can breathe new life into something that can become very serious and solitary if you let it.
 

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Some of my main meditation practices include one where I use my Shakti mat and I put on some relaxing music and just sort of let everything melt away and focus on breathing.
 
Another main one is where I use a positive affirmation or guided meditation and focus on whatever the speaker is saying. I like to do the guided ones either right when I wake up or right before bed since it really sets your mind up to drive you towards a goal or affirmation.
 

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Sierra Scott’s Yoga and Fitness Routine

I do bicycle crunches, which I love! Really works your abs – just make sure you have a mat or soft flooring because there weren’t enough mats at the gym one day so I opted to go without, and my coccyx was sore for about a week.
 
I love yoga, and I was always in dance and gymnastics growing up, so I like to try to keep that flexibility. If I’m not doing a full out yoga sequence or class, I stretch a lot during the day.
 
It’s really easy to fit in, like arm stretches when I’m in line at the grocery store or just a quick little sun salutation when I get out of bed. It doesn’t have to be long, could be a minute or less to just get the blood going.
 
 
Credits

  • Photos by David Young-Wolff
  • Styled by Dagmarette Yen. Hair and makeup by JJ Jeffries and Monica Simone

 

Felicia M. Tomasko
Felicia Tomasko has spent more of her life practicing Yoga and Ayurveda than not. She first became introduced to the teachings through the writings of the Transcendentalists, through meditation, and using asana to cross-train for her practice of cross-country running. Between beginning her commitment to Yoga and Ayurveda and today, she earned degrees in environmental biology and anthropology and nursing, and certifications in the practice and teaching of yoga, yoga therapy, and Ayurveda while working in fields including cognitive neuroscience and plant biochemistry. Her commitment to writing is at least as long as her commitment to yoga. Working on everything related to the written word from newspapers to magazines to websites to books, Felicia has been writing and editing professionally since college. In order to feel like a teenager again, Felicia has pulled out her running shoes for regular interval sessions throughout Southern California. Since the very first issue of LA YOGA, Felicia has been part of the team and the growth and development of the Bliss Network.