5 Ways Tight Muscles Will Ruin Your Life

Ruin. RUIN I say! Sorry, just experimenting with those shocking headlines to get more notice. *shrug* But for realz, people, tight muscles aren’t just uncomfortable. They can be downright hazardous to your health. And THAT’S that truth. I’m going to tell you how tight muscles will ruin your life hold you back, but first, a story. It begins like this – I started up my daily morning yoga again! I’m one day in! :::pats self on back::: Did I ever tell you about my daily morning yoga challenge? In December of 2012, I challenged myself to do 10 sun salutations first thing every morning. First thing. In my pajamas, before coffee, before brushing teeth (ew gross!), before I could begin fretting over my to-do list, before email…. FIRST THING. It was a brilliant way to start my day and I quickly became hooked. I thrive well under deadlines and pressure and competition (in case, cough, you hadn’t noticed), so committing to every day ensured I did it. I marked it on my calendar. I liked checking off little boxes marked “complete” because I’m super nerdy I need the visual affirmation and reminder. I even found myself a handful of times doing my 10 sun salutations just before midnight because I’d forgotten, or otherwise hadn’t gotten to it that day. God forbid I missed a day! That was unacceptable. UNACCEPTABLE! Take a breath, Laura. Well, I began falling off the wagon in May, which is, incidentally, when I launched This is Fit Workouts. June was pretty spotty. In July, we hosted a huge Superman Man of Steel movie premiere party...