The Weekly Arse Kicking

Every Tuesday morning the alarm rings at 5:07 am.  Once I am able to open both eyes completely, it hits me.  It’s that time of the week again, time for the weekly arse kicking with Peter.

Every single Tuesday morning I gather my supplies for the day and head out to my favorite coffee shop, Credo Coffee, to have a cup of coffee and contemplate my life before I find myself praying for simple things like air during my workout.

Daily supplies for a figure competitor on her way to work

Daily supplies for a figure competitor on her way to work

I’ve decided that if I’m going to die, I might as well have a cup of fabulous coffee on my way out of this world.

Credo Coffee

A fabulous cup of Credo Coffee...really, is there any OTHER way to start your day?

Without the help of Peter, this journey would be nearly impossible.  He has never told me that I couldn’t make it or won’t do well.  Even when I nearly passed out during the first training session, he stayed positive and chose to believe that the ridiculous woman with the muffin top standing in front of him had it in her to compete in a Figure competition.

He pushes me past the boundaries that I give myself and has been paramount in getting me to where I am today.  Not only does he make sure I work hard at least once a week, he has set up training plans for me during the week and has guided me in understanding food and how to eat clean.

Everyone meet Peter!

Peter Clarke, Custom Fit

He doesn't bite, I promise.

If you need a good arse kicking or have a fitness goal that you can’t reach on your own, you should contact Peter.  The combination of your drive and his expertise will result in incredible things.  I promise.

Besides how else will you know how to do a ‘reverse arm wrestler’?  Trust me, the answer is not YouTube.  Not this time anyways.

How in the world do you pick a trainer?

  • Ask your fit friends if they see a trainer or know of a good training facilities.
  • Ensure that the trainer has taken courses and is certified to be a personal trainer.
  • Set up a time to meet with the potential trainer to talk about your goals and their expertise to make sure they are aligned.
  • Make sure that this person is fit! I know this seems obvious, but if your potential trainer is overweight make your first act of working out running away as fast as you can.

So who’s going to join me in striving for a fitness goal?  If you’re aiming high for something, let me know in the comments below.

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  1. Peter’s hawt! Send him my way. Chains n’ all…

  2. Thanks for the tips! In the process of looking for a trainer now so I can compete this summer. If you know anyone in the Austin, Texas area please send them my way! YOU ROCK…


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