September 13, 2022
Lars van der Wal: How Did My Gym Story Lead to Gymstory
When I was a bright and fit teenage baseball player, working out was part of my routine. Things took a different turn after my knee injury and ever since university. ‘I’m too busy’ became my excuse to lead a sedentary lifestyle, until one day, I looked into the mirror and I couldn’t recognize myself. Determined to make a change, I jumped right back into the gym but was unsuccessful. After switching to jogging, I started using a tracking app to help me stay motivated and I lost serious weight in a short period. It was great until I started weight training at the gym and realised, without a tracking system on fitness equipment, it would be difficult to repeat my cardio success. And that is how the idea of Gymstory came about ……….