As some of you may know, the Amazing Race Canada’s second season came to an exciting conclusion on Sunday evening. While there was lots of suspense the entire season, the finale provided even more twists and turns. In the end, two “beauties” from Perry Sound, Ontario took the crown… and proceeded to remove their pants on the podium. Mickey Henry and Pete Schmalz beat out the season’s juggernauts, Canadian olympians Natalie Spooner and Megan Mikkelson by the closest of margins and proved to many that sometimes those you least expect can get the job done when the chips are down.
For the past year and a half, due to a number of factors, I have started dabbling in the commercial gym world. I knew there would be a culture shock of sorts but I did not know to what extent. Call me a snob, but I’ve worked at (and lived close by) a 5,500 square foot private facility with more equipment than any meathead could ever ask for since I finished university.
So, how come every time I go to a local commercial gym, I always see someone doing something that makes me shake my head in shame?
It’s already September.
That means that in less than a month, 75% of 2014 will have passed us by. Just wait, the snow will be flying soon (and if you live somewhere without snow, I’m always accepting job offers).
I want you to think back to what goals you set for yourself in late 2013 and early 2014 (some may call these resolutions). Maybe you wanted to lose weight like many people, or maybe you just wanted to spend more time with your family. Whatever the goal was, are you on track to achieve it? Have you stuck it out through the summer or did you let it slide? Finally, have you measured your progress and kept track of how well you’re doing? Lots of questions, I know. So let’s break it down.