When it comes to getting fit, it’s remarkable what sort of inner dialogue creeps into my mind. “I’ll do it tomorrow,” “one day doesn’t make a difference,” or “I’m fine just as I am.” That last one is particularly insidious and hints at a sedentary life – yet it is surprisingly liberating. Still, any philosophical epiphany aside, none of these thoughts help me turn off the Apple TV and get up off the couch.
I’ve found something that does get me off the couch, though: Fitocracy. Its game-like process to getting fit gets me thinking “if I just do a quick 10 minute series of squats, lunges and push-ups, I’ll get that new quest reward and 50 bonus points!” It works, I tell you.
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