Is Housework Exercise? Review of The Stepford Wives and Clairobics

Housework: a Workout or Just Work?

Housework: a Workout or Just Work?
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How do you like housework? And remakes? And exercise?
Might as well kill all those birds with one stone, right?

So, this week's question is, "Can housework be a workout?"

The Stepford Wives think it's the only workout. And they've given it a name: Clairobics.

Does Housework Count as Exercise? Workout like a Stepford Wife!

Does Housework Count as Exercise? Workout like a Stepford Wife!




(STEPFORD WIVES RECAP: For those who aren't familiar, married women who moved to Stepford would change overnight a few months after arriving, becoming creepily over-smiley and submissive, conformist and housework-obsessed, among other things).

Find The Stepford Wives on Google Play, Netflix, Vudu or Amazon UK.

So in the spirit of good research, I watched both versions the other night to compare them - yay! 🙂
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Workout Review: Tammy’s Fitness Jammies!

Pajama Workout Review: Tammy's Fitness Jammies

What is Tammy's Fitness Jammies?

One of the nicer things about having a blog page on Facebook is that I get to see more of the interesting fitness-related things people are doing.

And one of the pages that caught my eye was for Tammy's Fitness Jammies.

It's literally a personal trainer called Tammy who makes workout videos in pyjamas (Tweet this! ) Here's her introduction video (Burpees!):

And here's the YouTube page.

The pyjama workouts prove you don't have to be in a high tech gym or buy a load of expensive sports equipment to get moving and improve your fitness. And I love them! (Did I give the review away already?)

Also apparently I've been in America long enough to recognise a Canadian accent now - because this is a good one and it's pretty cool 🙂

I wasn't sure I'd like Tammy's Fitness Jammies until I tried it. I'm not (at all!) a morning person. I rush around throwing clothes on and drinking as much coffee as I can before driving my oldest son to the school I really meant to be walking to.

But when I thought about the clothes I wear for the school run: sweatpants and the awesomely warm 'meh' hoodie from Thinkgeek; I realised that apart from looking like outdoor clothes, they weren't really that different from pyjamas.

And since each workout is only 3-5 minutes long, I decided to try one every morning this week. Here's how it worked out:

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