Oh That Girl At The Gym

You know the know the one I'm talking about. You are at the gym, minding your own business and she walks in with some skin-tight, super thin pants, a bright colored sports bra, and a sleeveless shirt tied up 'just so'. She doesn't walk across the free weights area, she sort of glides....more

Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm....

Remember how I said this blog would most likely turn in to my sarcastic musings on everyday life?  Well...get ready. So, here is a question that I often ponder...Are people (men) really clueless or do they just feel entitled to violate the rules of social (gym) etiquette? I work out at a small gym in the rural town where I live. This is a bare bones gym. There are 4 treadmills, 3 elliptical machines, one stationary bike, some weight machines and some free weights....more

Do You Mind Your Manners at the Gym?

Is there any place where people have greater potential to annoy one another than at the gym?With everyone pushing their limit and sweating in close proximity, there’s definitely an unwritten code of conduct if you expect a smile from your fellow gym-goers. In honor of the new year and our renewed commitment to the gym, I thought I’d share a few rules of etiquette....more
These are all RIGHT-ON! All great suggestions for making the gym a comfortable place to be. And ...more

Etiquette According to Kayla

 I’m not a stickler when it comes to etiquette. Politeness is a different thing. Politeness is one of my favorite characteristics a person can have, right after the ability to shotgun a Natty Light. It shows consideration, poise, and makes mama and papa proud. Etiquette, on the other hand, seems pretentious and pointless. Getting food from the plate into my mouth is the hardest part; I need to balance my elbows on the table....more

Pace and quiet

People, people. Can we talk? Or rather, can we not? I love you – I really do. But chatting during spinning class – is it totally necessary? ...more