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Old Aug 18th 2013, 12:48 pm
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I am not sure that they should have used this word! MESMERIC

mesmeric - attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"
mesmerizing, spellbinding, hypnotic
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive cloth

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Old Aug 18th 2013, 12:55 pm
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I am not sure that they should have used this word! MESMERIC

mesmeric - attracting and holding interest as if by a spell; "read the bedtime story in a hypnotic voice"; "she had a warm mesmeric charm"; "the sheer force of his presence was mesmerizing"; "a spellbinding description of life in ancient Rome"
mesmerizing, spellbinding, hypnotic
attractive - pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; "a remarkably attractive young man"; "an attractive personality"; "attractive cloth

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On the plus side, it's still an apology.

I wonder if it'll save them from prosecution / persecution?
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Old Aug 18th 2013, 1:16 pm
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On the plus side, it's still an apology.

I wonder if it'll save them from prosecution / persecution?
It is so not an apology..... This is how a statement and apology goes.... "I am so sorry for my totally crass advert, it was stupid and totally inappropriate..I humbly apologise and offer everybody a free weeks work out in my gym."
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I am not sure that they should have used this word! MESMERIC
Yes, I have been trying to work out what word he meant to use.

We don't want you to come to CF, Pats - you're too fit and you'd show us all up
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Old Aug 18th 2013, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by LaLaLayla View Post
Yes, I have been trying to work out what word he meant to use.
Why bother? With very, very few exceptions (yes you, Patsy dearie) the fitness industry and its buff acolytes are universally illiterate, or so it seems.
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Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
It is so not an apology..... This is how a statement and apology goes.... "I am so sorry for my totally crass advert, it was stupid and totally inappropriate..I humbly apologise and offer everybody a free weeks work out in my gym."
I'm in a good mood, post holiday anti-blues you could call it, so I'm trying to see the positives in things.

It was an attempt, so they get credit for that.

Let's not forget Patsy, they're only gym monkeys...the spoken word might not be a strong point, it smacks of Shift F7 (I think that's thesaurus in Word?).
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Originally Posted by LaLaLayla View Post
Yes, I have been trying to work out what word he meant to use.

We don't want you to come to CF, Pats - you're too fit and you'd show us all up
OMG!! I am truly gob smacked darling....are you part of CF? Using the word "we"
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Originally Posted by LaLaLayla View Post
Yes, I have been trying to work out what word he meant to use.

We don't want you to come to CF, Pats - you're too fit and you'd show us all up
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Why bother? With very, very few exceptions (yes you, Patsy dearie) the fitness industry and its buff acolytes are universally illiterate, or so it seems.
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I'm in a good mood, post holiday anti-blues you could call it, so I'm trying to see the positives in things.

It was an attempt, so they get credit for that.

Let's not forget Patsy, they're only gym monkeys...the spoken word might not be a strong point, it smacks of Shift F7 (I think that's thesaurus in Word?).
Here is my problem... It is important for me to understand that all of the people who come to me... want to talk about ...their body image, their aims/goals etc.....I never train anybody unless we have a face to face consultation. I have to understand what they want and know that what I do is going to help them.
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Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
Here is my problem... It is important for me to understand that all of the people who come to me... want to talk about ...their body image, their aims/goals etc.....I never train anybody unless we have a face to face consultation. I have to understand what they want and know that what I do is going to help them.
Isn't that kinda obvious.....?
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Old Aug 18th 2013, 2:28 pm
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Isn't that kinda obvious.....?
Well no..actually as I have said over and over, it doesn't seem to be obvious..... I have lots of people who come to me and are amazed that I insist on a face to face consultation before I agree to train them. Apparently there are lots of trainers/gyms who don't actually give a damn about how/what people feel..... feet on treadmills spring to mind.
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Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
Well no..actually as I have said over and over, it doesn't seem to be obvious..... I have lots of people who come to me and are amazed that I insist on a face to face consultation before I agree to train them. Apparently there are lots of trainers/gyms who don't actually give a damn about how/what people feel..... feet on treadmills spring to mind.
Yep. I could write a thesis on bad gym/trainer experiences in the UAE.
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Yep. I could write a thesis on bad gym/trainer experiences in the UAE.
You need to come and have a chat with me darling ..... let me show you what I do..how I do it...then you could write about professional, ethical, conscientious personal trainers :-D
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Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
You need to come and have a chat with me darling ..... let me show you what I do..how I do it...then you could write about professional, ethical, conscientious personal trainers :-D
I absolutely don't doubt it
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I absolutely don't doubt it
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