Fine. This will be all about Bob again. Of course though, the day I promise to not show you any pictures of my burnt dinner I actually didn’t burn anything last night.
I won’t talk about the potty training either, but I will tell you that it’s not very fun. Talk about time consuming. Oh man.
A tribute to Bob and BobHarper.com.
I’m going to add this video I just discovered yesterday at the top of it.
I didn’t know this video existed, but I’m in there all over the darn place. Pretty exciting stuff.
There’s a chance I may be watching this multiple times a day.
Let’s recap my visit shall we?
My last trip to LA was about a month ago, so I was pretty sure Bob was just as excited to see me as I was to see him. Ha.
I got to tape three workouts: a one-on-one workout with him for the Living Fit segment and then two Team Bob group workouts.
On the way to LA I ate a defrosted high protein microwave muffin (minus the oats in the recipe).
That looks appetizing, yes? Even more so since it was sitting in my crotch. Ha ha.
I did the usual on my drive up there: put on my 10 year old expired make up, whitened my teeth, made some phone calls (hands free of course), etc.
I got there early before Bob was even there. That was a first. It gave me a little time to adjust my Handful bra inserts and check my hair. (Why the heck did I go for the slicked over look? Bad call.)
I felt like it was only appropriate to go in the gym and ask the nice people at WIN Entertainment to take some before pictures.
My outfit (in case you care).
Lululemon scoop neck tank
Handful bra pads (inside my shirt of course)
my Spanx (no joke- I wore my Spanx the entire day under my workout gear)
cool Reebok CrossFit bracelet
I even warmed up a little for my friend.
When he got there (Starbucks in hand) he said “hi honey” and I blurted out that I brought my special compression socks. He told me to put them on and I changed into those socks so darn fast.
Then he went over what the one-on-one workout was going to be.
I look a little scared, yes? The workout was written on that white board. I have a love/hate relationship with that darn board.
Then we got all mic’d up and stuff.
It was about then that I disclosed the fact that I was wearing Spanx (since they get a little frisky with the mic placement and all).
Bob asked me why I was wearing Spanx and I told him that I have twins and my belly button sticks straight out. He seemed pretty satisfied with that response and left it at that. Ha ha.
Check out his dog Karl right by my leg. He’s always there and follows Bob everywhere. So cute. Not to mention Karl is always better groomed than yours truly.
His main pointers for me with all the workout moves were to keep my hips forward and chest up. He had to remind me of that A LOT. Just like he did when he coached me through the one arm snatch (video of that awesomeness is here).
Here’s what the workout was:
AMRAP (as many reps as possible) – 1 minute each move
plyo box burpees
run in place
I went through twice.
It was pretty intense friends.
It’s such a surreal experience having him in your face while working out. He really is an amazing trainer.
Some funny comments from him along the course of the workout:
“you sweat a lot like me”
“it’s just me and you”
And when he asked me to show a modified version of jumping jacks he totally made fun of my “dance jacks”. He laughed pretty hard and said “well, those are cute, but I want you to do it like this instead”.
I made it.
Then it was time to clean up a bit before the next group workout.
Want a peak inside my bag?
Tooth whitening trays, my make up bag, extra Handful bra pads, outfit changes, wallet, planner and yes, there is a diaper in there. You never know friends. My drive is long. Ha ha. just kidding I don’t know why I actually put it in there. I guess in case of emergencies. I never leave home without a diaper since this marathon.
I packed an extra set of Handful bra pads. I never leave home without these either. They’re the best sports bra pads ever. Really Kristin though? I may have two left feet the majority of the time, but two right boobs? Come on. Silly silly.
Luckily I had another set in my shirt already. I just transferred the sweaty ones. Ha.
I frequently bring my teeth whitening trays around with me too.
Why am I showing you all this? This is not how to look cool.
Outfit number two.
an old Aspire shirt
same Lululemon shorts
same Nike Free shoes and Reebok bracelet
New BIC headband
Before our group shoot, I shoved some veggies they had out for us
and a Clif MOJO S’mores bar in my mouth.
Then met my other Team Bob ladies in the gym.
How cute are they?
The second workout was this:
Dang, can you even read that?
The moves: overhead press, skiers, mountain climbers, weighted squats and jump ropes.
This workout was pretty nutty too. It didn’t help he had me using 20 pound weights and that at the last minute he made it 7 rounds instead of 6.
It was a quick turn around after that workout. One more outfit change.
The only thing I changed was my shirt. I put my new Lorna Jane shirt on (which I love by the way).
Um yeah. He didn’t tell us anything about the last workout except that it was a surprise. No one knew what we were going to do until the cameras started rolling.
Then he told us.
7 minute AMRAP- burpees
We look excited, yes?
That was before.
This was after.
Um yeah. It was intense.
I did exactly 100 burpees. He told me on camera that he wanted triple digits out of me. The pressure was on. Plus I needed to get on his good side so he would tape that FitFluential video with me. You saw the Bob is FitFluential video, yes?
Well, 3 workouts later it was a wrap.
You just rock.
I went for a little run while I waited to meet up with my friend.
Then met up with one of my best friends, Deena, for a little dinner at True Food Kitchen in Santa Monica.
Um, yeah. She’s adorable and she wasn’t even embarrassed to be seen in public with my sweaty self.
We just happen to walk by the new Lorna Jane store too.
I introduced her to the fun clothes since the store is new to the US. I pretty much want everything in that store, but I refrained. I need to save my money for our “racecation” next weekend.
thanks for letting my blab on about my Bob adventures. I really feel like I take you with me when I’m there.
I’m off for a little run before it gets too hot over here.