Frazz by Jef Mallett

Frazz

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  1. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, over 1 year ago

    @Richard S. Russell

    Certainly is! There’s nothing I want more than extra time to spend sitting in a pool of my own wee in an old age home. (Though it’s better than sitting in someone else’s wee, I suppose)

  2. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 1 year ago

    I’m one of those nuts that runs 6 times a week for 30 minutes. I don’t enjoy it much, but it has benefits outside of that 30 minutes. I cheat by having a TV on to some old show or movie.

  3. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 1 year ago

    @Pacopuddy

    I remember a sign that said, “Welcome to our ‘ool.’ Notice there is no ‘P’ in it. Please keep it that way!”

  4. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @capnLaz

    No, but exercising just makes it feel so much longer!
    30 minutes on a treadmill is the LONGEST 30 minutes of your life!

  5. pdhealey

    pdhealey GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Frazz’s obsessive exercise compulsion is a mental disorder that will lead to disability and early death. He’s not a good example.

  6. Lorenzo Browncoat

    Lorenzo Browncoat said, over 1 year ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Well, that’s yer problem right there.
    If I’m gonna walk ( being too old and out-of-shape to RUN), I do it outdoors. Walk around the block, around the park, thru the neighborhood, to a distant store or library.

  7. Cartoonacy

    Cartoonacy said, over 1 year ago

    I remember when a reader asked columnist Marilyn vos Savant (the woman with the highest recorded IQ) to describe the stupidest thing she’s done. Her reply was (I’m paraphrasing from memory) that three times a week she takes the elevator down from her apartment, drives across town, and takes another elevator up to her health club, just so she can walk on the stair machine for an hour.

  8. Ceceee

    Ceceee said, over 1 year ago

    @Richard S. Russell

    Aren’t you forgetting to account for the effects of exercise on the aging process? Namely that by staying more fit, one will be reasonably healthy and strong and cognitively competent even into the age range where some of us assume (perhaps incorrectly) that feeble automatically applies. (Maybe you’re joking, but for a lot of people this is no joke.)

  9. pumaman

    pumaman said, over 1 year ago

    The human body was meant to move, not sit in one spot. We excercise, not just when we are young but all our lives, so that when we get old, we aren’t “…feeble, wheezing, and sick.” You can rationalize not exercising with humor all you want, but you will some day regret not doing it. The trick is to make it a priority in your life, and find an exercise that you enjoy. I run, but outside in the fresh air, and not so fast that it hurts. And ride a bike, again outside whenever possible, with friends. It becomes a social event as much as exercise. Jef should be proud that he encourages people to try a fit lifestyle.

  10. annieb1012

    annieb1012 said, over 1 year ago

    @cartoonacy

    I had a Canadian friend who would run 27 miles, take a shower, then drive five blocks to the liquor store for a six-pack of beer.

  11. ncalifgirl58

    ncalifgirl58 said, over 1 year ago

    Pool exercise is the best. First, it’s easier on old joints and secondly every 1/2 hour in the pool is equivalent to an hour on land.

  12. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Eat Well, Exercise Regularly, Stay Fit, DIE ANYWAY!!
    My heart only has a certain number of beats it will do, and I will be damned if I’m gonna waste any of then in the gym!

  13. lightenup

    lightenup GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Ceceee

    I agree with you! What the people who refuse to exercise conveniently forget is that exercise vastly improves the quality of life. So whether you live to a ripe old age or get hit by a bus, I’d rather feel great while I’m alive.

  14. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, over 1 year ago

    @AshburnStadium

    Very neat!

  15. starlady1

    starlady1 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Ping Pong anyone?

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