I am a reluctant admirer of people who exercise everyday or – as they put it ‘gym everyday’.
My sister and I have an ongoing joke about exercise. Every time one of us says “I am going to start regular exercise from tomorrow” ( Note – it is always tomorrow – never now;)) the other says- ” Sit down. Take a deep breath and let the feeling pass” 🙂 Needless to say that this has resulted in a lifetime of non exercise.
If I had a rupee for every abandoned REGULAR exercise attempt – I’d be……well…I’d be a woman with a pretty heavy bag of rupees 🙂
I always look at people with their walkmans plugged in and running on that treadmill for hours together and wonder – one day…two days… how do you keep doing that EVERYDAY? Running on something that takes you nowhere?
Do you imagine a hamburger hanging in front of the treadmill? Or a box of chocolates that you keep running to get at?
Or maybe a good looking lady who you are trying to reach? ( not that when you reach her – she is going to give you the time of day with those underarm sweat patches)
And the dumbbells? Doesn’t the name itself kind of tell you something? 🙂
The worst way to begin gyming is doing the pre-gyming shopping. You buy the track pants and the other miscellaneous stuff…. look at yourself in the mirror with all the gear on and one of two things are bound to happen. Either you look great in it – which makes you think – why the hell am I putting myself through this suffering for? May and well enjoy it while it lasts. Or you look so terrible – that you think -‘I cannot be seen in public like this so let me abandon the idea’.
Of course there are also those super fit super lean super toned characters who come to the gym. Their only real reason to be there is to show the others off. I mean nowhere else is it justified to remove your shirt and flex your biceps – so you may as well go do that at the gym.
There are so many gym personalities to be dissected here however just talking about it is well…. kinda exhausting. Going to go lie down a while and recover my strength to talk about the super fit league.