Thursday, June 19, 2008
Dominic brought a friend of his to workout with us. Preston looked like what I did about a year ago: overweight, but not obese. The first question I asked him was if he’d ever worked out before. He said he used go to the gym. Right then and there I knew this kid was going to have trouble with the workout. But, to tell you to the truth I was surprised by his determination. Hopefully I’ll see this kid again. Would love to work with him.
Preston was unable to finish the workout. This time is a combined time for al three of us. Basically the order was Me, Dom, and Preston. When the first person finished burpees, the next person started burpees, etc. You’d always have one person resting, although the rest periods weren’t much.
We were able to get a few Pushups out of Preston before he collapsed on to the ground and made a comment about the ground feeling like a bed. Dom’s famous line: “Well don’t go to sleep!”
Because I felt I had a bit left in me, I challenged Dom to the following workout:
3 rounds for time:
My time: 4:11.83
Doms Time: 7:37.98
One thing I noticed was that Dom was teaching Preston a lot of the movements that I was. He was acting like a coach, and very good one at that. Makes you feel good when your student becomes a teacher.
Breakfast: 1 bowl oatmeal
Post Workout: Protien Shake & 2 homemade burritos (Black beans, whole wheat tortilla, lettuce, sauce, olive oil)
Later on: Banana
4:00 PM: 2 slices Sprouted Bread Toasted w/ Peanut Butter
8:00 PM: Tofu thingamagig that my mom made
8:30 PM: Some bean-type food that my mom made, with 3 roti (a type of indian bread)
- Have you ever been in a teaching position? Please post your thoughts to comments.
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