Bob’s Fitness Fiasco

Have you ever had one of those days that just makes you question your life choices? Yep, me too. Hi, I’m Bob, owner and operator of Bayside Burgers. My story starts on a typical Melbourne morning, where the only thing colder than the coffee in my thermos was the look Jimmy P gave me as I huffed and puffed trying to catch the bus. It wasn’t my best moment, but it was the moment that made me realise: I needed to get in shape.

After receiving what I like to call ‘constructive mockery’ from Jimmy P, my longtime rival, I decided it was high time I take control of my own fitness. I figured, “How hard could it be to get fit?” I mean, all it took was a little self-discipline, some motivation, and, of course, the right sports equipment available online in Australia. So, there I was, scrolling late at night through the vast cyberspace of fitness paraphernalia.

It was quite the search. Do you know how many types of home gym equipment for sale there are out there? Well, let me tell you, it’s a lot! I browsed through countless pages of treadmills, stationary bikes, rowing machines and weights. It was like trying to choose the best burger toppings for the Burger of the Day. Except instead of delicious ingredients, I was looking at strange contraptions that looked more like medieval torture devices than workout tools.

But you know what? I was determined. I went ahead and ordered some gym gear that promised to turn me from ‘dad bod to rad bod’. And let me tell you, when it arrived, I was all kinds of excited. However, my enthusiasm quickly turned into something resembling dread when I saw the ‘assembly required’ note on the packages. I mean, who knew you needed an engineering degree to put together a treadmill?

Well, folks, the stories of my gym escapades are just beginning, and I can’t wait to share the ‘fun’ I have getting fit. Stay tuned for more tales from your favourite burger-flipping, fitness-fumbling friend. Until next time, folks!

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