To exercise or not to exercise. This is a real question that people have asked themselves over the years and there are points both in favour and against for exercising.
Exercise can be good for you, but it can also be bad for you. I know as I have got older my knees don’t half play up if I do too much, and my back really lets me know if I do too much bending or gardening.
Everything in moderation I guess, but how do you define moderation?
Here are some good reasons to exercise or to not exercise.
It is well documented that for every mile that you jog, you add one minute to your life. This enables you, at age 85, to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $5,000 per month.
My grandmother started walking 5 miles a day when she was 60. She is now 70 and we don’t know where she is.
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
I joined a health club last year, spent about $400. Haven’t lost a pound. Apparently you have to show up.
I have to exercise early in the morning before my brain figures out what I am doing.
I don’t exercise at all. If God meant us to touch our toes, he would have put them further up our body.
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
I have flabby thighs, but fortunately my stomach covers them.
The advantage of exercising every day is that you die healthier.
If you are going to try cross country skiing, start with a small country.
And last, but not least, I don’t jog – it makes the ice jump right out of my glass.
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