Tag Archives: exercise

My Quest For 200,000 Steps

Sometimes, you’ve got to spice things up to keep them interesting, Modern Philosophers. That has been the case recently with my fitness program.  It’s been 13 months since I dragged my lazy ass up off the couch and started running … Continue reading

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Going That Extra Tenth of a Mile

While I sit here at The House on the Hill, Modern Philosophers, waiting for the arrival of the next blizzard scheduled to drop over a foot of snow on Maine, I thought I’d share a touching story from my morning … Continue reading

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Quitters Can Be Winners!

I went to the gym for the first time in over a year and a half today, Modern Philosophers. I didn’t realize it had been that long, but my last day at the facility was listed right there on the … Continue reading

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The Great Indoors

It was ten degrees below zero when I woke up this morning, Modern Philosophers, and twenty-three below with the windchill. I don’t care how dedicated I am to my fitness program, there is no way that I’m going out to … Continue reading

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Winning With The Winter Wonderland Workout

I was smart enough to take some time off after Christmas this year, Modern Philosophers. I never remember to do it, and I always regret that lapse in my memory when I’m struggling to get out of bed on the … Continue reading

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The Energizer Man

I just came in from walking in a torrential downpour, Modern Philosophers. Such behavior should not surprise you by now.  After all, you don’t lose twenty percent of your body mass by not exercising on days when the weather isn’t … Continue reading

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Is 8 Ever Enough?

I did something today I’ve never done before, Modern Philosophers. No, I didn’t go on a successful second date.  Very funny, whoever shouted out that one. What I did was run eight miles. I have to confess that even I … Continue reading

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