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Playground Workouts: Not Just for Kids

photo by bill ohl, via flickr creative commons

photo by bill ohl, via flickr creative commons

I recently observed a bunch of kids playing on the monkey bars – jockeying for position, swinging their legs around, doing pull-ups without even realizing it, and flipping over and onto the ground (this used to be called a “penny drop” when I was a kid).  It’s fascinating to see what kids are naturally able to do before things like self-judgment and fear of public failure and cars and desks come into the picture.  They make downward dog and penny drops and freeze tag look so effortless that I often find myself inspired to find more playfulness in my own workouts….to return to the mindset of a kid playing instead of an adult “exercising.” Read more


photoChristmas night in our house was marked by a rousing game of Trivial Pursuit.  We all paired up and tried to figure out whether Helsinki or Oslo is further north (Helsinki), what the name of the first astronaut to return from space was (some Russian dude), and what organ hepatitis impacts (the liver).  I’m thankful I married into a game-playing family, as I love games.  I grew up playing hearts, cribbage and gin…I kept a deck of cards alongside my Eurorail pass as I traveled through Europe in college…I’ve bonded with friends over board games in my adult life…and I have fond memories of falling in love with Sean over al fresco Scrabble games. Read more

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