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Outdoor Gyms? Really?

May 31, 2011
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Image Credit: The Globe and Mail

Why are there elliptical trainers, leg-press machines and quad machines  at the park?No really I want to know. Luckily I haven’t seen this phenomenon but reading the Globe and Mail today I was surprised to learn that this is a trend. Seriously – you know why the treadmill and elliptical are so boring and mind-numbing? Because you don’t go anywhere. It’s a hamster-wheel of brain-mush-death. Sure I suppose not going anywhere in a park may be somewhat more stimulating than going nowhere in my living room. But instead of watching people pass you by why not join them? No really I’m looking for a running buddy.

Okay, okay. This might be great for parents watching their kids at the park. But come on….

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