I think I may have fried my brain, because I was trying to come up with a clever title, and everything witty is escaping me. For the past month, I have been giving Daily Burn, an online workout program, an honest try.
May the 4th be with you. Today is a fun day for movie fans, geeky fandom enthusiasts, and appreciators of puns. In the fandom world of nerdy movie lovers, today is Star Wars Day. Because, you know, May the 4th is a pun sounding like “May the Force (be with you)”.
When we have fun in our workouts, it doesn’t feel quite so much like work. I love playing games with my fitness program. This summer’s cycle is a game in itself for choosing our workouts.
I love coming up with new ways to make working out fun. I have a whole new system for choosing our workouts for the summer, and I was excited to try it out yesterday. Our first workout for this season was a Harry Potter workout, from my Fandom Fitness collection.
I’m working on the Enrichment section for my book Zookeeper’s Guide to Fitness. Enrichment was one of my favorite aspects of being a zookeeper. Keeping the animals mentally and physically active, increasing naturalistic behaviors, and engaging them in more dynamic ways was the epitome of zookeeping, personally.
I’ve often referred to zookeepers as the MacGyvers of the professional world. I can’t think of any other profession where employees routinely think quick on their feet, respond immediately to issues, and utilize resources the way zookeepers do. We are innovative, creative, and inventive, the Ravenclaws for the Care of Truly Magical Creatures. This…