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Fitness resolutions

Jose Torres | Monday, February 7, 2011

Dear New Year’s Resolutionists:

I support you in deciding to make a change. Statistically, however, most of you will fail. As a person who long ago incorporated one to two hours of sweat and exhaustion into his daily repertoire, and continues to do so, you are the proverbial stick in the road. Better yet, the 800-pound gorilla in the room. I would not claim to know everyone’s name at the gym; however, I recall faces rather well. I say this to drive the point that we know you’re not a regular and you are messing up our flow. Call it territorial or plain mean, but when I go to the gym and have to wait 10 minutes to use anything, I don’t leave a nice guy. By all means, continue to use the gym if you are going to stick with your resolution. If not, avoid peak times and/or use your residence hall’s facilities so that I get in and out of there in a timely fashion … and still have hot water.

Jose Torres

First Year Law

off campus

Feb. 4