As North American men continue to push the physical boundaries of their standard pant sizes, the diet and fitness industries are quick to follow by pumping out crazier, and crazier contraptions and products in an attempt to cash in on us supposedly overfat, hypo-muscular consumers.
Take for example the phallic ”Shake Weight for Men” – a frivilous piece of fitness equipment that looks mildly to moderately inappropriate when in use (c’mon, you so lol’d!).The “Shake Weight” is only a one example from the seemingly endless stream of sensationalized fitness equipment on market today, most of which are sitting underneath our beds, stashed in the basement, and eventually end up in a landfill (or doomed to be unattractive lawn chairs).
Rather than contribute to the massive amounts of waste and money spent on products that seem to do little to curb our bounding bellies, here are some greener ways to get fit. And if you’re like me and have an attention span that’s too short for the gym (or you’re just allergic to gym fees), here are 5 free ways to get fit for free or inexpensively (without the fandangled infomercial equipment): Continue reading