When I started at Crossfit852, one of the trainers, Tracy Shek, said I was like Bambi. I like to think she meant doe-eyed and cute, but the reality was, I had no idea what crossfit was or what I was supposed to be doing.
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Wong Yat-hei is always up for a game of hoops but indoor cycling was foreign territory. Here's what happened when he jumped on the saddle for a month of spin classes at Torq Cycle
My session on Monday night was amazing. Tracy was my trainer, and she spent a lot of time with me one-on-one helping me really perfect my technique.
I slouch. A lot. Enough that most people don't believe me when I tell them how tall I am. I have done this for years, and at this point it's not clear whether I slouch because I have bad posture, or if I have bad posture because I've been slouching for so many years.
Week two has definitely been a week of high highs and low lows for Lucy. But she's beginning to understand why people keep coming back for more.
I have always loved sports, but I've never enjoyed the gym much. Finding the motivation to go is hard, and even when I get there I am quite non-committal in my efforts without anyone to push me. I much prefer playing games, in particular badminton and team sports like hockey.
Anyone who has ever tried to get in shape knows the trap I fell into: if I'd already missed a workout, why not just take it easy and get back into it next week, when my schedule returned to normal? Gotta get back at it.
Throughout September reporter Wong Yat-hei will work out at Torq Cycle. In his last week, he reflects on all he has learned.
Throughout September, reporter Wong Yat-hei will train at Torq Cycle. This week, he learns that it's the core that really matters