Friday, January 28, 2011

A quick note about my experience of New York Gyms

My first gym class in New York was a bit of an eye-opener for me.  Not only was I the tallest in the class by about 5 inches, I was also the biggest by about 2 dress sizes!  Now, I'm 5"8 and a UK size 12, so not a giant or anything, but I felt like one in this class. 

Also, they dress very well at the gym, no old tee shirts and leggings in Manhattan!  After my first class I went straight out and stocked up on some new gym gear ready for my next session.  I don't want to put you off or anything I just wanted to warn you that people make an effort when they work out here. 

Luckily, after going to a few different classes and exercising in the main gym I have found lots of normal sized people as well-thank goodness! Although, they dress very well too.....

4 comments:

  1. that's why you need to go to lululemon, my fave :)

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  2. I have just had a look online and there is one at Union Square where I am going tomorrow so I will have a look!

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  3. Hi i am new to your blog.....like the way you are highlighting things in comparison to your own city. I myself , always thought that wearing an old tee for a gym was the most comfy thing. but looks like NY is all decked up, even in the gym!!

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  4. Thank you for checking out my blog, I'm glad you are enjoying it. Yep, the New York gym scene does take a bit of getting used to!

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