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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 the day anyway? Properly organized and utilized, looking after small children can match any other sport in intensity. Plus, it’s all free! Here are a few ideas to get you started. (If you don’t have any children of your own, ask your neighbors, friends or acquaintances. They will probably lend you theirs quite willingly.) Continue reading So, They are Good for Something: How Your Kids Can Keep You Fit
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. Continue reading We Try It: Weight Training
Has a video game ever inspired you?
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. Continue reading Etiquette: Get Fit Edition
I bought a rock climbing Groupon. Should I be scared?
This month, we are going to talk about exercise. Continue reading Establishing Routines: Exercise
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. It can be easy to get discouraged, and with that in mind, here are three tips for keeping up with working out. Continue reading So You Want to Exercise, But Your Brain is Being a Discouraging Jerk