I’ve used my break time to start repairing the decades of neglect I’ve heaped on my body by being the stereotypical 90 lb weakling. Being an introvert, that means runs and DVD workouts. And, after many false starts and almost-but-not-enough’s, I finally completed a full cycle of P90X3.
My reward for that was going to be buying and going through P90X2, but after my weight dropped to a level not seen since college — on a scrawny person like me, that’s not exactly a good thing1 — I decided I should probably stick to a simpler workout that might build a little muscle on my skin and bones. So instead, I decided to reward myself with new workout clothing and shoes:
Don’t die without a few scars
San Francisco, California
1/80 sec @ f/4, iso 1600, 35mm
I took this photo right before Kenpo X, a workout notorious for being too easy.
Continue reading about my crummy fashion sense after the jump
There’s a [Crunch Fitness][crunch soma] next to Wikipedia that has got to be the unhappiest Crunch fitness in the world.
On most days, there are trainers standing outside it trying to convince you to join. But mostly they looked pissed off because the masses queuing up for Sushiritto are blocking their entrance. Sweaty overpriced gym vs. sushi in a giant flour tortilla? It’s simple math really.
I started wondering how that Crunch was still in business. Then it started to wonder why I wondered.
Finally, I came to the conclusion is that you can’t see anyone one of the treadmills from New Montgomery street. I think 90% of the reason people go to gyms is because they want to be seen. Even my local YMCA (which looks like it was built to double as a fallout shelter) situations the treadmills next to street side windows.
This [introvert] then realized a gym membership is not for him.
It would be interesting to give a personality test to gym rats and home workout DVD people.
[crunch soma]: http://www.yelp.com/biz/crunch-san-francisco-27 “Crunch – Soma – San Francisco, CA — Yelp”
[sushirrito]: http://www.sushirrito.com/ “Shushirrito San Francisco: A Fresh Way To Roll”
[introvert]: http://terrychay.com/article/my-personality.shtml “My personality”