What your broker and your PT have in common


As published in the Western Weekender

Am I the only one who feels like an uncoordinated dunce at the gym? And I have private lessons too, so its not even that I am watching a sea of beautiful people going about their business with perfect form and perfect hair. I refuse to look in the mirror when I am exercising because I am quite sure I look seriously stupid.

I’ve been seeing a PT for a while now and while I am definitely learning stuff – man I still feel like aa complete fish out of water. I feel stupid for not knowing how to use the machines or what weights to use where. Don’t even get me started about floor work. It all must be very simple technique from her perspective, but that’s the point isn’t it – she’s the professional and that’s why I come to her.

And the flipside is true too.

I hear it all the time “