Aug 12, 2016
Geeky Exercise Habits Are Geeky!
In this episode:
because we’re geeks doesn’t mean we don’t (or can’t) care about
exercise. Both of us make time in our days to take care of
ourselves. We make sure, however, that we still get in plenty of
geekery while we’re out pounding the pavement.
- Running is both of our primary exercise. We
were late-comers to the sport, and neither of us ever really
thought it was something for us. But as post-college adults,
something clicked, and we fell into step with running. (Pun totally
- Interestingly enough, we also both suffer from
asthma. Void’s is allergy-induced, while Beej’s is
exercise-induced. Both of us have to train differently than
non-asthmatics, and it took a while for us both to become
comfortable with that. In the end, we realized that being healthy
and fit is a personal issue that concerns only us, and we learned
how to stop comparing ourselves to others--but it wasn’t an
- Running and exercise sessions are prime time
for listening to podcasts, audiobooks, Hamilton (or other music,
but why would you?), or even a geeky app like Zombies Run!
both also use
stationary bikes when
it’s too cold to run, and have it set up so that we can play video
games and watch TV while doing so. It keeps us caught up on our
geekery while making sure that we don’t pack on too much winter
Beej - Olympics /
FFVI on iOS
controls have improved since I played it initially. Love the
remastered graphics. I really want to grab a gamepad for my iPhone
to turn it into a handheld. PLUS! I realized why I hate mobile
games--notifications still come through, distracting me and ruining
Void - Olympics /
Fire Emblem Fates Revelations
like the “true” campaign but definitely need the other campaigns
finished first. Tons of characters and crossovers and can
almost make your own fan fiction relationships between characters.
Noticing reused maps but in interesting ways.
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