Last July, I finally became a member in Elorde Boxing Gym in their Taft branch. I have wanted to try boxing for so long. I was eager especially when I started gaining weight! I found a friend who’s willing to go with me and that may just be the motivation I needed. Instead of just boxing, we did Muay Thai.
Twins Special boxing gloves 10oz (P2,350) | Lonsdale hand wraps (P600)
The first few weeks went without hitch. I trained 3-4x a week. However, I had some issues with the trainers in Elorde. I found them too unprofessional. There’s this particular trainer who’d call me even in the wee hours of the night and even tell me “he misses me” when I skip a session. It really made me uncomfortable since having a trainer at the gym means that you have to be close to them (physically). Think: The whole body stretching and massages after workout. I cringe when I think of all those and the touching (which I thought were completely routine). He definitely crossed the line.
If I find a new gym, I’d start again. And I do hope trainers at the other Elorde boxing gyms aren’t like the one/s I encountered. Elorde is the most prestigious name when it comes to boxing and I am really disappointed in my experience.
I found out recently that The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 was released in Martian Pink, just like the SGS3… and I want it! Now that I’ve been using my S3 for a couple of months, I already find the screen too small. Just like what happened when I first had my S3 and I found the screen’s size overwhelming having been using iPhones and iPod Touches.
Malaysia promotional poster
The only downside is that I know that the display on the S3 appears slightly better than Note II, having the same resolution but different screen sizes. Would it be worth the upgrade? Or should I just wait for Note III?
I know that this post is long overdue. I haven’t had the time to blog recently. Remember how I was so excited for the release of Starbucks’ Sakura line? I did get me some of the tumblers. This is my haul:
Create-your-own Tumbler (470ml, ¥2700) | Mini cookie tote (¥980)