Category Archives: Pointless Lifting of Heavy Objects

Shining Examples

In an effort to maybe someday be able to do a respectable number of “big kid” pushups, I’ve been undertaking an exercise program with a couple of my suitemates. It’s about 30 minutes long, including warm-up and cool-down and is structured in circuits. 3 minutes of strength training, two minutes of cardio, and a minute [...]

The First Miracle of the Gym

Have you ever seen those commercials for gold conversion? You know, the “GOLD KIT” ones? They offer to send you a **FREE PADDED MAILER** so that you can send in your old jewelry, chains, metal, dental scrap and….wait, dental scrap? Did I hear that right? How many people are sitting around with old fillings made [...]

Torture Yoga: An Interpretive Piece

(CHEEP) I’ve joined a gym with Claire and Kelsey. It’s a very nice gym–very clean and shiny and country-clubbey. I am not the person in the best shape, but I’m not the person in the worst shape either. Sometimes I forget how to work the mini-lockers and get my keys stuck in them, but mostly [...]