It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog … to be perfectly honest, life has become majorly hectic up here … early starts, late finishes … working full time and running a business … and that’s not to mention looking after Mr W. 😉 I’ve been racking my brains for some inspiration on what to write about … and then I decided to get fit … and here we go … instant blog!
So let me paint the picture … I’m not the fittest person in the world, in fact I’m probably one of the least fit. And to make things even better, I’m really not into exercise. Yep, I’ll walk the dogs if Mr W. whinges enough and occasionally I’ll walk to work … but apart from that, well, I get all the fitness I need from raising my glass of cask wine to my lips. Enough said.
And so, after meeting with my new Personal Trainer once to discuss a few things, I rocked up to the gym for my fitness test. I felt like a fish out of water … a smelly boxing gym in the middle of no where, it was like a relic from the 70s that time forgot. But my PT is so energetic and enthusiastic … not to mention FIT, it’s almost impossible not to feel pumped. We cranked up the tunes and off we went …
And so the Fitness Test consisted of 10 “one minute” tests including things like step ups, sit ups, push ups, running starts, star jumps. The aim … to do as many as you can in one minute. I did pretty well, I wasn’t breathless, my legs burned a little, but nothing too harsh … nothing I couldn’t get through … or so I thought …
Well we got to the last “minute” test, and up until that moment I was feeling fine, a little puffed, but as I said to my PT, I can talk underwater with a mouthful of marbles, so I don’t get out of breath or show signs of being puffed. But all of a sudden I was feeling nauseous. Thinking it was just because I was tired, I mean I’d been up since 4.30am and by this stage it was 8.20pm … but 10 seconds later I was out the front of the boxing gym throwing up behind a tree. Oh yeah. That’s so hardcore.
I was so embarrassed, not only was I really, really unfit … I had vomit coming out of my nose due to the fact that I couldn’t stop laughing at my predicament. And this was only the fitness test, not the training … ho hum.
And so, I’ve arrived home and had a cup of sweet black tea … this will apparently stop the shaking I’m experiencing. I can’t wait until I’m so sore I can’t dress myself. This will apparently happen on Saturday. Yay!
And as for my Personal Training sessions … I’m not going to give up, I’m going to get fit, even if it means starting from the bottom. And so, next Monday I’m heading back for another session. But not to the gym … ha ha I’m not fit enough for that yet … I’m heading to the local oval. I’ll let you know how I go. One thing’s for sure, I’ll be taking my sick bag lol 😉