Dumb Things I Have Done Lately

Monday, October 20, 2008

Men Should Wear Gym Shorts When They Work Out

My sleep schedule has been really whacked out lately -- I think I'm running on Anchorage time. So I was on the fence about going to the gym after work, but a few good traffic omens found me in the locker room, changing.

Until I realized that I'd forgotten my gym shorts.

Damned if I was going to be forced into another course of action simply because of my stupidity, though I couldn't wear jeans for a leg workout, and I wasn't going to go all the way home and come back.

Fortunately, the Fitness First in Plaza America is right next door to a Modell's, so I picked up a couple pairs of gym shorts (On sale, 2 for $12. Now, they were boys' shorts, but I'm not that tall, and kids' shorts these days are cut dress-length, anyway, so a youth medium basketball short is like an adult small soccer short, so it worked out.)

Also, I found that the Stairmaster that looks like an escalator is a lot more challenging than the other kind, since it's a lot closer to actually climbing stairs.

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  • buying kids clothes is a great idea because they're so much cheaper.

    By Anonymous charlotteharris, At 10/21/2008 10:30 AM  

  • Two things:

    1. Psychic barrier. (a.k.a. "pride")
    2. Women don't get strange looks when hanging out in the kids' clothing department.

    By Blogger Joelogon, At 10/21/2008 1:23 PM  

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