Damon Young, an Australian philosopher, honorary fellow in philosophy at the University of Melbourne and the author of How to Think About Exercise (The School of Life) (Picador, 2015), calls for us to bring "more of our humanity into fitness."
How do you think about exercise? Does it involve your mind as much as your body? Tweet or call us: 212-433-9692— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 31, 2015
.@damonayoung says ignore "The Chads" - stereotypical "feel the burn!” jocks - and think of exercise as more than just a mechanical tune-up.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 31, 2015
@BrianLehrer of course! endorphins are the greatest thing ever! also, nice time to wander between body and mind depending on intensity.— Rachel Ginsberg (@rachelginsberg) July 31, 2015
Caller: People usually expect me to be a “dumb dancer.” I had @freakonomics on my dating profile and got surprised reactions.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 31, 2015
It's great when western philosophy begins to remember its attached to bodies. @BrianLehrer show really hitting my heart today.— Mariette Papic (@MsPapic) July 31, 2015
Advice from @damonayoung: when running outside, take out your headphones and let the environment seep in, reverie to arise.— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) July 31, 2015