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Hey, you. Yeah, you, just sitting all slumped in front of the comp, most likely consistently glancing at your Facebook tab when taking breaks from reading. Go out and exercise. ‘Ey, now don’t tell me you’re too busy for it, or that exercise is boring as f*** and your time could be utilized in a better manner. Don’t want to hear it because this week’s PLAYgreen 2012 is making those excuses from sweating and physically pushing yourself totally inapplicable.

Care to hear more? Forget giving you an option, you should keep reading on (Facebook can wait).

From February 27 to March 3, the Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) is hosting an event, read more »


This could be you!

And latest in our series of science confirming the obvious, a Lawrence Lab scientist has determined that, indeed, running more is often healthier than running less.

“Well, sure,” you think at us. “This isn’t really news. What’s so special about it?” Well reader, we’re glad you asked.

This happens to be a study with over 100,000 runners in a span of 20 years. And the so-called “benefits” of exercising often? read more »


still a lazy bum.After discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on earth.

Blame it on your genes: a team of UC Riverside and University of Alberta labcoats pronounced recently that one’s desire to sweat away on a treadmill like a good little hamster isn’t just assimilated through society’s relentless fixation on body image, botox, and upholstered breasts. In actuality, it’s predetermined by — wait for it! — the length of one’s fingers.

The same study also cited prenatal stress — the stress that one suffers while still ensconced in mama’s comfy old womb — as a precursor to a burning furiosity of exercise mojo later on in life. We laughed, we cried, we furtively sneaked another cheeto puff.

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Finger length linked to desire to exercise [UPI]