In an effort to get myself into some semblance of shape and to have wedding photos (I’m getting married in September) where I don’t look like a young Jabba the Hut I started going to the gym back in March. So far it has been a success in that in conjunction with some diet changes I can honestly say that I’ve lost 8 kg (roughly 18 lbs) in five months. Not too shabby.
As my mind tends to wander onto more important things while peddling the stationary bike or walking the stair stepper towards nowhere/heaven I figured I’d share some of these random revelations.
1. Move to your own beat; AKA gym music is terrible
We’ve all been there, sweating profusely while some horrible hip hop song blares so loudly it resonates in your bones. Seriously, who chooses these playlists?
I, like many others chooses to indulge in homemade workout playlists with the volume at an unhealthy level to drown out the background noise. This has the effect of being able to move at a tempo dictated by myself and no...