Friday, May 23, 2014

How much exercise do we really need?

Saint Simeon Stylites lived on a small platform atop a pillar for 37 years. Although some of his devotions do seem to have involved a bit of exercise, he certainly was not able to jog or swim laps.



2 comments:

  1. Maybe he followed this plan ?

    http://www.workoutoftheweek.net/2011/02/royal-canadian-air-force-exercise-plan.html

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  2. Yes, but he was a saint. They say St Teresa of Avila ate nothing but the Eucharist for years at a time, but I wouldn't recommend that as a healthy diet for the rest of us.

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