9 Ways the Internet Can Help You Stay in Shape
I sit for a living. I’m not a chair tester, although that would be a neat job. I’m a writer, so I sit, hunched over my desk, and write pretty much all day long to meet my deadlines. From what I’ve heard, this will eventually be the death of me. Thanks a lot, job.
You might be sitting in a similar situation, if you work at a desk. For those of us who would like to live long enough to be a burden on our children, we need to find a reasonably priced way to stay in relatively good shape.
If I wanted to invest a lot of money in staying clinically not dead, I could buy one of those standing desks, or even a treadmill desk, which would definitely be the death of me, given my propensity to get distracted.
“But Deb,” I hear you saying, “Nobody can stand and work for that long. Gyms and equipment are so expensive. And that hot personal trainer I’d like to hire? Totally out of my budget.”
Well, sure. We could get out and do something that’s not costly, like walk or, heaven forbid, run. But many of us work long hours, and the weather doesn’t always cooperate with our plans to exercise outside. And sometimes you just have to stay in and binge-watch Orange Is the New Black, because, hello, priorities?