People always ask me how it is I keep my svelte shape … fine, no one ever actually asks me that. But I like to think they do to use as my motivation to power through the 45 minutes of hell I know is coming to me at FlyWheel Sports, the next Seattle fitness fad.
Talk about a killer workout! Ba dum dum. WOD, in fact, is actually a CrossFit abbreve for “Workout of the Day” – a phrase I became all too familiar with when I entered the box one Monday night to find out what the craze is all about. (Box is CrossFit lingo for gym.)
“Are these barre classes like ballet, or something?”
“I don’t know about this, I’ve never done ballet before …”
I hadn’t either but I was thinking it might be closer to a true sweat session than a ballet lesson. Sure, a ballet barre lined three of the mirrored walls of the room but I tried not to think about that minor detail. Plus,