The Ultimatum - Get in Shape
story by Ralph Underwood Fit
One, two, three, four. Work it out. Work it out. One, two, three, four. Get in SHAPE, Get in SHAPE. One, two, three, four. Are you fit? Are you fit? One, two, three, four. Help yourself. Get in SHAPE. Work it out. Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of health and fame. Ralph Underwood Fit is my name. My students know me as RU Fit, your personal trainer for the ‘Get in SHAPE’ program. Try to see it my way and we can work it out. Get it? Here’s the deal – with my four-part system, I’m here to help you help yourself with the ‘Self Help Assessment Plan Evaluation’system. That’s SHAPE, for short. The shorthand for HELP is easy to understand. H-E-L-P
H- Have a problem?
E- Everyone does
L- Let’s get together and
P - Party
Now I know you’ve seen those TV bunko artists with the perfect hair and perfect teeth pacing the stage with a headset-microphone pitching all kinds of self-improvement programs – save your money, eat wholesome food, follow my exercise program, learn to bowl or save your soul. With our SHAPE system you’ll have the tools to empower your life. The cost to you, the dinner theater audience, is absolutely free and if you’re not satisfied, we will provide a money back-guarantee. As I like to tell my students, there’s something lost and something gained in living every day. So let’s get on with the show.
Living here in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado country, we are at the center of the fitness universe. Folks move here from around the world to find a self-improvement training program of choice. It might be body-shaping, cross-fit training aerobics, pilates, weight training, or the extreme sports like ultrarunning, alpine climbing, high altitude trail running, mountain biking, parachuting, couloir skiing, free-soloing, mountaineering, cross-country skiing, downhill racing and the like. To be clear, our program is about none of that stuff. The X-Games are not Y-U-R-Here. RU Fit’s ‘Get in SHAPE program starts with one basic assumption – ‘I still haven’t found, what I’m looking for’. Here’s the deal.
We all remember the characters in the Wizard of Oz, right? The Scarecrow who lacks a brain and desires above all else to have one; the Cowardly Lion, king of the jungle, who looks for courage and nerve to conquer his fear and finallythe Tin Woodman who states that he has neither heart nor brain, but cares nothing for the loss of his brain. As the song goes …