Monday, March 2, 2009

nobody does spinning like the OC...

I went to spinning class tonight, and while the librarian voiced lady played Willie Nelson "Cat's in the Cradle" I couldn't help but remember the good old days at 24 hour fitness in the OC. Not only did the girl to your right look like Heidi Klum, but the girl on the left was a clone of B-spears in her hay day.... and the teacher was also an 8 months pregnant Giselle - screaming at the top of her lungs telling you to climb!!! It's not like all of the people in the class tonight were ugly or anything it is just really different here in Ohio at my new gym.

Ohio spinning still totally kicked my butt...it was just harder to get "in the zone" when you are surrounded by nice people listening to your mom's 1976 "rainy day/cleaning the house" mix.

The OC 24 Hr fitness was almost hilarious in a way, but really fun because of how incredibly predictable it was.Every other person working out was half clothed (at best) , fully makeup-ed, and really super intense about getting hotter. I miss the super dark spinning rooms that had strobe lights, supermodels, and "really cool" people listening to techno - those classes always made me want to tie a light stick around my neck and put a whistle in my mouth while intermittently screaming woo- wooo.....wooooo.

I have to say though - It was refreshing to be at a new place where I didn't waste any time hating myself for washing my makeup off before I arrived. The desire to become a raver wasn't there and hence a little bit of the fun was missing.... but i did take advantage of the hour long workout to think about some really important stuff = old California gym memories and my butt...and how much it hurt.

5 comments:

Melissa said...

hahah did u go at lifestyles?? i will have to tell you the good teachers to go to!!

Katie OB said...

no we actually joined springside. Pat calls it "cheers bar" and loves it! It is weird how everyone there knows everyone.

the class really wasn't bad - it was just the music. ha ha

Katie said...

Katie, you are hilarious. The best was the last part about thinking about your aching butt. So true.
Was it Jen Towell teaching the class? Blonde? She's my good friend from JLA. Super nice girl, talk to her!

Cristina said...

Haha spin classes at 24hr are crazy! I used to go to one in Irvine by my office and the instructor was this crazy man who would scream at you like a drill sargeant. So motivating! Bring your ipod and listen to Britney Spears next time!

Mary said...

Katie, we're meant to be friends. I'm ALWAYS thinking about my butt. I heart you and your blog. Katie/Mary day soon please.