Can Kim Kardashian's Trainer Whip a Real Woman into Shape?
Find out if 30 days with the reality star's bootcamp trainer can transform one woman's body into a toned, fat-burning machine
My so-called horizontal lifeAll right, I'm woman enough to confess it: I'm not the athletic type. I always joke that if I could, I would live my life horizontally. My brief flirtations with exercise include an elliptical machine obsession during my senior year of college and lots of walking and subway stairs during my early professional life in New York City. Walking counts, right?
Then I met my boyfriend, Brooks, whose outlook on health and fitness is the exact opposite of mine. He actually orders a salad as a meal at a restaurant, not just for health reasons, but because he actually likes salad. He works out consistently -- even when we're on vacation. And while I love that he'll be around forever 'cause he's so damn healthy, his high falutin' health nut ways can also be seriously annoying. Especially when the waiter delivers a plate of food to the wrong person. Hello! I ordered the bacon cheeseburger with fries. He's the grilled chicken salad.
However, one upside to dating a health-food junkie is that sometimes those health and fitness vibes rub off on you. So, even though I'd never choose to go jogging willingly, I sometimes go with Brooks. Last year, we even completed a 60-day High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) program together, appropriately named "Insanity." Six days a week we ran, jumped, crunched, and balanced our way to better health, which surprisingly produced only one five-minute crying fit (me), and one vomit scare (him). I lost 10 pounds and actually had a flat stomach for a fast minute -- long enough to buy a bikini and feel good wearing it. Proud? Hell yeah.
But would Barry's program stack up? And would I stick to the plan without Brooks working out by my side?
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