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September 17, 2003

Exercise Web Humor

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Friedrich --

I do love the way email enables people to forward jokes around. Here's a set I found funny, emailed to The Wife from her personal trainer. Jokes about exercising! We need more such.

* It is well documented that for every minute that you exercise, you add one minute to your life. This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $5000 per month.

* My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. Now she's 97 years old and we don't know where the hell she is.

* The only reason I would take up exercising is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.

* I joined a health club last year, spent about 400 bucks. Haven't lost a pound. Apparently you have to go there.

* I have to exercise early in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.

* 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.

* I don't exercise because it makes the ice jump right out of my glass.



posted by Michael at September 17, 2003


Reminds me of a quote by Johnny Carson. "I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. "

Posted by: annette on September 17, 2003 8:43 PM

How about "I exercise everyday--I dust the life cycle".

Posted by: debra on September 18, 2003 9:34 AM

Even better, both of them!

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on September 18, 2003 11:14 AM

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