I hurt my bum at the gym

So I'm sharing this because most of the time fitness amd weight loss journeys can be so serious and I want to share something that will hopefully make you laugh because I'm seeing it as funny.

At the gym yesterday I was using the hip abduction machine and seeing how many reps I can do at each progressive weight and now my bum hurts

So yea top tip, dont push yourself too far at the gym because I have no idea how to explain it at work tomorrow (I have a desk Job) if it remains uncomfortable πŸ˜‚

Have you guys, through fitness and/or weight loss got any stories to share that were embarssing at the time but you look back and giggle?

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  • Unless you know your work colleagues very well it might be best to grin and bare it πŸ˜ƒ as I can think of several comments I'd get from the lads I work with πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ xx

  • As a gay guy I'm also aware I could get very similar comments. Thankfully it is majority women work enviroment but there is 1 guy who would definitely make a comment he is basically the office innuendo generator

  • πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ there's always one xx

  • What is a hip abduction machine? Does it take your hips away?

  • That made my cry laugh a little. There is Hip abduction and Hip Adduction. Abduction is spreading your legs against as a reisistance and adduction is closing your legs against a resistance

  • I know just the machine you mean but I am not posh enough to know the title. Are you a woman?

  • Nope I'm a guy

  • I had trouble getting off one of those machines once. Had to be rescued as I couldn't get my leg over.

  • This happened to me too!! Never used it since.

  • Oooh I say πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • I've just seen this EllaMidlands and thero_cpd I'm heading to work with a big grin no hope for either of you πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ and Ella I do hope you eventually got your leg over πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ xx

  • What job do you do that you need to leave in the middle of the night?

  • I work at Morrison's, I'm the lady that makes sure you can have a sandwich, a salad, a breakfast pot and/or a drink at 6am when we open πŸžπŸ΅πŸ…πŸŽ xx

  • No wonder you get up so early!

  • I know that machine well, I also know the pain it can cause, I think I would keep quiet at work tomorrow - lets hope your walk doesn't give you away!:)

    When I used to go to exercise classes I remember doing lots of squats and tummy crunches, 2 days later the pain was awful, I could hardly sit on the toilet and going up and down stairs was incredibly painful. Served me right, I was determined to keep up with everybody else and hadn't been in the class very long at all!

  • If anyone says anything, just say you've had an enjoyable weekend and leave it at that!

  • I won a PT session once and slightly overplayed my fitness levels. Did 5 minutes on the rower at a pace that was completely alien to me, stood up and promptly fainted. The guy felt bad and gave me another session. I wanted to try kettlebells. 20 minutes and all was going well. Stood up and fainted again. Never went back to that gym...

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