Comp. Reflective Essay
First Experience at Choice Health and Fitness
Arriving at the new Choice Health and Fitness Center I wasn’t sure what to expect. It was huge. A lot to take in at one time, the 15,000 square foot facility was intimidating to say the least. Opening the glass doors in the entrance of the building I stepped into the chaotic lobby filled with men and women. One must scan his card as proof of membership before being admitted to the weight rooms and basketball and tennis courts. I waited in line for about a minute before I was at the front of the line where I scanned my old, dirty and worn, center court membership pass. The man at the desk informed me that all the membership employees were currently busy and they would be for quite some time. Today would not be the day I would replace the old card for a new, Choice Fitness pass. I continued past the desk and to the locker rooms. On my way I passed the weight room and basketball courts, both, filled with men and women excited to experience the new facility that is Choice Health and Fitness.
As I entered the locker room I grabbed myself a towel from the clean rack in the hallway entrance, leading to the changing area. The locker room was large and open with many separate areas. About one hundred lockers surrounded a vast number of showers, sinks and mirrors, and bathroom stalls. I found myself a locker in a convenient spot, which would soon become my normal place to come and change before my workouts. I hustled to change and get out into the weight room to see how it would inspire me.
Emerging from the changing rooms I was ready to explore the new facility and see what it had in store for me. My initial thought was that there was a lot of workout equipment in a small amount of space with a lot of people trying to utilize the equipment. The weight area seemed crowded, opposite what I had expected. The weight room is separated into three parts, first, is...