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[E] Sally Lawton

My food groups are cheese, bacon, and hot tea. I like studying cities and playing with my cat, Buffy.
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Get you clicky fingers ready, because there are a ton of great links from this week’s ladyblogland.

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So, They are Good for Something: How Your Kids Can Keep You Fit

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Schnazzy East German translator and cricket obsessive residing in England. I have other qualities, too.
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Spring is in the air, and I can’t be the only person who feels energetic and ready to take up some sort of regular exercise. But time is short and classes are expensive, and who wants to spend their precious free time away from their home and sofa? Then it occurred to me: Aren’t I doing all my exercising during … Read More

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We Try It: Weight Training

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Pick up heavy things, and put them down? It never sounded like something I’d enjoy — but I’m here to tell you how wrong I was.

QoBWe Try It: Weight Training

Etiquette: Get Fit Edition

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Amandamarieg is a lawyer who does not work as a lawyer.She once wrote up a plan to take over the world and turned it in as a paper for a college course.She only received an A-, because she forgot that she would need tech geeks to pull off her scheme.
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Ah, gentle Readers, the season is upon us. The season when we try on our bathing suits and go, “Didn’t this fit last year?” And then, of course, you have two choices, buy a new suit, or tie on the gym shoes.

amandamariegEtiquette: Get Fit Edition

This Open Thread is Up a Wall

[E] LizaOpen Thread9 Comments

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[E] Liza

PhD student. Knitter. Brooklynite. Long-distance dog mom. Reluctant cat lady. Majestic unicorn whose hair changes color with the wind.
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I bought a rock climbing Groupon. Should I be scared?

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Establishing Routines: Exercise

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Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone

Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone.

Advocate, Writer, Geek.
Multiply Disabled, Queer, and proudly Autistic.
Primary Obsession: Institutions, History of Care of people with MH/DDs
Also obsessed with: Social Justice, Cats, Victorian Romanticism, and Doctor Who.

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This month, we are going to talk about exercise.

Savannah Logsdon-BreakstoneEstablishing Routines: Exercise

So You Want to Exercise, But Your Brain is Being a Discouraging Jerk

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Almost everyone gets bitten by an exercise bug at some point in their lives. It makes sense: exercise can have many benefits, from allowing people to outrun zombies, to clearing out some brain bats, to giving them the muscles to heft around gigantic kegs of beer. Actually getting going and keeping up with an exercise regimen is a different story. … Read More

Ailanthus-altissimaSo You Want to Exercise, But Your Brain is Being a Discouraging Jerk