To the outside world, I’m a bit of a gym junkie.
Between you and me though, it takes a lot of bullying from the angel on my shoulder to get me to the gym, and even more prodding to make me work out hard when I do get there …
I’ve been working out since about May 2010. It was all sparked off by a trip to New Zealand over the Christmas of 2009/2010 when this appalling picture was taken:
that’s me on the right. Heffalump.
Having realised that I was the biggest I’d ever been (at 152 lbs) I spent the next few months working out how I wanted to look. Conclusion, like this:
I then researched how, and decided that this was the way forward:
and started Bringin’ It in May 2010.
By July 2010 I looked like this:
that’s me on the right. Not as heffalump.
P90x revolutionalised my life – I suddenly realised that exercise could be – gasp – FUN!
I’m always up for trying new things – at the moment I’m into gymnastics, cycling, pole-dancing, aerials, gym classes, personal training, swimming and when I can fit it in, touch rugby. But that’s bound to change as I try new stuff!