OK, on to my chaos.
In looking at my workouts for the week, there are workouts that don’t look to horrible and others that may require assistance from medical professionals! Today falls into the first category (as opposed to tomorrow). All I can say at this point is “it looked so easy on paper”!!
This is a classic example of looks being deceiving! I started with one of those sadistically simple exercises, the plank! They seem so simple, yea, about that! I actually wasn’t too worried about this; just before I had my shoulder repaired I was doing over two minute planks. Well it would seem that plank skills fall into the category of “if you don’t use it, you lose it” because I sure as hell lost it! It took me a few attempts to figure out an exact position that didn’t make my shoulder feel like it was going to explode, but I finally figured it out.
After struggling through that I had a long battle with my nemesis, the sit-up. I have made no attempt to hide the fact that I’m fat and out of shape, but Good God in Heaven these should not be this damn hard! (Yes, I’m using a lot of exclamation points today!) Again, on paper this looked pretty easy, do 50 sit-ups, do 50 squats, then do 40 sit-ups, do 40 squats, then do 30 sit-ups, do 30 squats, then do 20 sit-ups, do 20 squats, then do 10 sit-ups, do 10 squats…so in the end 150 sit-ups and 150 squats. Now the squats were a gravy train with biscuit wheels, for those of you who are non-rednecks that means they were easy. (I may end up regretting saying that if KB reads this) at any rate, while the squats were pretty easy, the sit-up were quite simply slow, ugly and flat out painful! I have always made the joke that I have six pack abs, they’re just well insulated. Today I’m questioning if I have abs at all! Something tells me the pain I’m going to have tomorrow with remind me that I do.
OK, the planks are over the damn sit-ups are finally done, life should be pretty god right? Oh hell no! 100 Walking Lunges! In my mind, as I’m reading this, two thoughts ran through my mind 1. Are you serious? 2. There are easier ways to kill me! Obviously she’s serious and where’s the fun in killing me quickly? As I was doing these a lady working out in the same area asked me how many I had to do, I told her 100, she cringed and said “oh God”…yea, I know!! To make it even better I got a little smiley face on my workout schedule next to this. Have I mentioned how much I like my trainer? No seriously, I would never push myself like this (hence the reason I’m fat and out of shape), while I may cry like a 2 year old and complain constantly I really do love it!