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Monday, October 29, 2007

He’s Back!

My old trainer is back! We had our first session on Saturday afternoon. Boy did I wish I was having my afternoon siesta at that time but instead I was hard at work burning calories. Why at such an odd hour? Well due to his commitments and responsibilities after his promotion to a fitness manager he is really strapped for time and restricted in his movement from his center in Subang to my center in PJ.

I made it clear to him that I wanted him to be sure that he could take on the added responsibility…hey I’m high maintenance okay! LOL because I didn’t want him to quit on me halfway…I’ve had enough of that! He said he could! However, it was the timing and location that was a problem now. We reached a compromise and we’ll split the traveling time, one time in PJ (where I live) and one time in Subang (where he’s based). More so because I prefer to train in the morning and that can only be done in Subang, in PJ he can only come in the late afternoon. Yeah, it’s a little complicated but the bottom line is I have no more excuses not to succeed.

In my time with the trainer who just left I did not lose any weight but I did gain 9 kilos of muscle mass and lost the equivalent fat mass. So you could that that was good. You see that’s another thing that’s different…we never had a weigh in session like before although I kept asking, he kept postponing.

His main flaw was not addressing my main flaw. I needed to be checked on and that’s why I needed a trainer…to monitor my progress not only at the gym but to remind me frequently, to motivate me. Hell if I could have motivated myself I wouldn’t be in this positioning the first place and certainly wouldn’t need a personal trainer, now would I?

The irony is that this guy who left actually trained my favorite trainer. He taught him how to follow up with clients and all. I guess that he just was not focused anymore on “work” but more focused on his new business venture. I hold no grudges but instead wish him well and success in his endeavor.

Now, back to basics!

8 comments:

LadyJava said...

Yuhuuu GK... I wish I was as disclipined as you lah... I can never be disciplined where exercise is involved.. I hate it.. I hate it.. I hate it...

Best of luck to you though... heheh getting fit before Christmas eh ??

Mariuca said...

Hi GK! I wonder what is ur old trainer's new business venture? I'm so glad u got back the old dude, he really did a great job with you. Here's to another 5 kgs off soon! :):):)

Genie Princess

J@n!ce said...

Its a good news to know that your trainer is back in action. You are in safe hands now to shed off another few kgs down the road.

YAY !! :)

Janice Ng

Adrian said...

LJ!! First commenter again... You're on a roll! Keep it up! hehehe

Me discplined...don't know the meaning of th eword...otherwise I wouldn't be in this situation in the first place LOL

I hate exercise too but what to do...have to if not for me for my daughter! :)

Genie King

Adrian said...

Hi GP! Old trainer's new business is tapak for pasar malam. He got the rights or something so got "lots" to do, get it! LOL No wonder he wasn't focusing on training!

The old due is only 21 mind you LOL
Yeah I'd be happy if can at least lose at least another 5 kgs before Christmas!

Genie King

Adrian said...

Hi Janice! Yeah I'm delighted to have the old guy back! Now can get back on track.

Thank goodness I made some progress under the "lost" trainer! At least it wasn't all a total waste!

Cheers

Genie King

Nick Phillips said...

Buddy, I'm fearing for you. You seem to have this thing for dudes la ... ROTFL!!!! Just kidding, k. Here's to you losing that 5kg soon ...

And I think we've got to meet up somewhere this week to discuss the speech. I know, I know, I haven't been doing my part but you know how lazy I can be right? LOL!

Adrian said...

Bud...don't give up your day job! LOL Here's to five more and more and more! :):):)

Seansy was here just now...too bad you couldn't make it! :) You still haven't done your part of the speech yet...tsk tsk tsk...words can't express my disappointment bud...

BTW he wants to meet up sometime later this week before he ties the knot...so make yourself available if you can! Last kopek! :)