Friday, February 17, 2012

Conversations With The Trainer

I have two weeks of bootcamp behind me, and it's going really well. I kind of even like it, and am already thinking about doing another in March. I have been up at 5am every weekday, and I haven't missed a class. The scale is moving. The clothes are looser. I hate to claim victory too soon, but I will say I have not been defeated. That's not to say, however, that I'm on the front row of the class.

There are about 35 of us in "camp", under the leadership of three instructors. The main guy is George. I really like the way he motivates the group. He's just stern enough. I'm pretty sure George thinks I'm a loser.

George:  Last week when we brought out the punching bags you were kind of all over the place. You need to hold your form when you punch it. Keep the elbows in tight. You were kind of flailing about. And that's ok, you've probably never done this before. You're not a fighter.
Me: This is true. But I am very skilled at a verbal assualt. 
George:  Then you yell at that bag!

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George: DO YOU EVER SWEAT?

{This was not offered as a compliment, he meant for me to step it up!}

Me:  I'm Southern. I just...glisten.

{Yes, I went fridge magnet on him. It would have been tacky to tell him I could fill a kiddie pool with the content of my sports bra.}
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George: This is not your grandma's workout!
Me: I know, my grandma would probably be in far more advance class that I am.

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14 comments:

Whitney of Washington said...

These are GREAT! Way to go on all your hard work with bootcamp. It's so impressive.

Katie said...

The last one is my fave. Rock on!! Especially the week of Valentine's Day, that takes willpower. I, on the other hand, have been eating Girl Scout cookies in the middle of the night. Fail!

Hines-Sight said...

This is great. I'm so proud of you. I need to step it, too. I do grandma work-outs.

Dee Stephens said...

This is awesome! Especially the glisten one!

Ally Garner said...

I'm still laughing my butt off with the sports bra comment! Kudos for kicking ass in bootcamp, Lady. That's fantastic!

Tricia said...

Sounds like you are doing amazing. Great job!!

Sarah Beth - Dixie Gator Gal said...

I'm impressed, keep it up! That last zinger had me in stitches!

Deviled Megs said...

Yay for you!!! Keep up the good work ;)

I Do Declare said...

Thanks, y'all!

AnnieLaurie said...

Hysterical! Please post more of these convos!

sarah@totalbassetcase.com said...

Good for you! And I love the glisten comment...same with me. I HATE sweating.

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My Thirty Spot said...

Love this! I love your response about glistening. You are inspiring me to get to boot camp, kinda. Good luck!

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