Pushing Tin



Finally after some months of pondering over the question of "to go or not to go".."again" , I finally decided to hit the local gym yesterday. I used to workout regularly a couple of years back until one day that gym got sealed all thanks to the mcd ***holes. Haven't pushed tin since then.

Reasons to start again were ranging from being inspired for the 100th time from rocky movies to looking like a stick figure due to the lack of exercise my work brings. So here is a brief description of my first day at the gym:

Sunday (The following is a conversation with myself in my head)
3:30 p.m. - I have got to go today to the gym no matter what
3:32 p.m. - Maybe I don't look that bad after all
3:33 p.m. - Flexing my non existent biceps. Hmmm... Maybe I should go..
3:34 p.m. - First week - The pains will start again. Should I reconsider?
3:35 p.m. - Checking my bicep one more time.
3:36 p.m. - OK I AM GOING.

5:00 p.m. - Back home : Mom asking "Everything ok? You're home early?!"
5:15 p.m. - Changed into my good ol Tracks (which are now pretty loose)
5:20 p.m. - Prepared 2 boiled eggs and lemonade.
5:30 p.m. - Gulped the 2 boiled eggs, Filled one bottle of water and we're off to AL's Muscle
world.

5:40 p.m. - Enter gym. Look for instructor. Nervous as hell.
5:42 p.m. - A "JAT" with bouncer like body approaches.
5:50 p.m. - Negotiations over n hit the treadmill. HUff.. Huff.. Huff.. O look i'm running again! :D
5:53 p.m. - Break. TIme out.. Huff. huff.. Maybe I should walk before I run.
5:56 p.m. - Slowly increasing speed. Huff Huff. this aint so bad after all.
6:00 p.m. - Siiirrrr warm up ho gaya!

6:01 p.m. - Instructor : 30 pushups - 3 sets, 10 reps each
6:02 p.m. - One, Twwwooo, Threeeeee, Foouuuuurrrrrrrrr, Fiiivvveeeeee...
6:02 p.m. - Seeeeeeeeevvvvvvvvveeeeeennnnnn....... THUD....
6:03 p.m. - Lets try this again - one, two, three , four, five , six...
6:04 p.m. - Instructor shouting - KEEP YOUR BACK STRAIGHT AND KNEES OFF THE
FLOOR..($&^$@^%(@^%)
6:05 p.m. - Onneee... Twooo... Threee..... Fouurrrrrrrrrr.......

6:20 p.m. - 30 push ups done.. Feeling giddy...
6:25 p.m. - Instructor - Begin by having a feel of all machines. Do circuit - 3 sets, 12 reps each
6:26 p.m. - Machine 1 - Oneee.. twooo.. three....

6:45 p.m. - Sir Aur nahin ho rha...
6:46 p.m. - Instructor - Enough for today.
6:50 p.m. - Leave from gym... legs unable to bear the body weight. Head weary and eyes droopy
7:00 p.m. - Back home.. Crashed on bed.. hmmmmpphh, Maybe I don't look that bad..

4 comments:

its gud tht u started working out ...hoke sake toh wat abt six pack ab's lik srk ;)!! go for it

March 3, 2008 at 11:04 AM  

6 pack abs..lol.. yahan par 6 pushups nahin ho rahe hain :P.. I'll try my best to cultivate whatever I cud out of my 90% fat free body :P.. Grrrr

March 3, 2008 at 11:45 AM  

Believe me, YOU don't look that bad, but that picture you've put up is.. *barf*..REALLY BAD! Take it off, it's repulsive!

March 4, 2008 at 5:49 PM  

bad? u callin arnold bad? HE'LL BE BACK! hehe.. arre it's purely for motivational purposes.. if I am able to become 1/10th of him in this lifetime, would be a job well done :P.. btw.. day 4 @ gym over.. endorphins kickin in.. feel goooooood now.. might see me a bit fitter 2 months from now.

March 4, 2008 at 6:51 PM  

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