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I bought a rock climbing Groupon. Should I be scared?

Do you have a favorite unconventional form of exercising? I tried belly dancing a couple of years ago, but the teacher’s talk of bikini bodies was too upsetting, so I quit. Now I’m going to give rock climbing a whirl with this Groupon I bought for a bouldering class. Please be ready with the Advil and water.

By [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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My daughter LOVES rock climbing- we have a wall at our gym and she’s been taking a class there for a few months. I really hope that it develops her upper body strength for life. I’ve gone a couple of times- my feet are too big and my arms are not strong, so it’s not a great time. She could probably teach me some moves….

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