I know I deserve this but I can't help feeling a bit sorry for myself. After 3 days of over-ambitious training (we are talking speed running on the treadmill and 30 min of skipping rope... plus weights. For 3 days!) I can barely move. Sure I was keen to get back into my routine but maybe I was a bit too keen? I have promised one of the Hunan guys that I'll join his body pump class tonight (something I've never tried -is it hard? Do I have to be coordinated? Flexible? I am neither of those....) but let's see how that goes. You mainly train your upper body in body pump, right? Because my lower body can't take anymore a.t.m. Even my calves are stiff, and that never happens. (I guess skipping rope can make wonders happen?)
Anyways, yesterday when I was doing 20 min of cool down at the bike I looked around only to see:
* The woman next to me working out in a pair of tight, skinny jeans. She was in her 40ies.
* A young girl running on the treadmill, wearing black pants, sneakers and a quite dressy blouse (?) that was so transparent that u could see her bra underneath. I almost wanted to tell her that she'll ruin her boobs if she keeps running in an ordinary bra... but then again, doesn't she feel how 'bumpy' and uncomfortable it is by herself?
* A girl in heels taking on the step machine (impressive sight I have to say!)
* A girl in a mini skirt lying down to do sit-ups... (that's when I stopped looking).
Don't get me wrong. I think people have the right to work out in anything they want to work out in... but I am just thinking... how can they be comfortable wearing that? I can BARELY manage a whole day in high heels? (although when it comes to wearing heels Chinese women are truly fantastic. They seem to wear them every day at any time and they wear them sooooo well, even being able to run to the bus in them -RESPECT! Maybe I should take a course?)
Well I guess the main thing is that they go to the gym. Not what they wear to the gyms. Still, I just wish someone would explain the importance of a sport bra to the ladies.