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1714alpha t1_isd7vdy wrote

I dunno, sunshine and naps are free and easy, and pretty damn worthwhile. Things like that only become expensive or difficult because we live in a dystopian hellscape that makes basic functions of life difficult and expensive.


Fuzzycolombo t1_isdaz5o wrote

Sure but cooking and eating healthy meals and making time to exercise day in day out is difficult for many people


1714alpha t1_isdbmj2 wrote

And why exactly are our modern lives so overwhelmingly hectic? It's the artificial demands of our industrialized society. Yes yes, benefits and trade offs, but at least most of our ancestors had enough time to go for a walk and take a nap each day if they wanted to. It sucks that most of us just don't seem to have any breathing room in our own lives anymore.


faafiel t1_ise4ljy wrote

It takes 20 minutes to run 2km if you are unhealthy. If you are decently healthy, you can run 2km in 10 minutes.

Running 20 minutes a day is not a lot of time. Tv shows are 45 minutes long


Fuzzycolombo t1_isek2ns wrote

It’s not difficult in terms of finding the time it’s difficult in terms of finding the motivation. If it weren’t so hard to form consistent exercise routines why do so little people do it?


im_a_dr_not_ t1_isd84b1 wrote

Yea but we also drive cars, take planes too far away destinations, and use phones to talk instead of seeing someone in person every time we need to talk.

Not to mention basic things like the wheel, the ramp, pulleys, and the lever.

>Don’t they say that anything that’s worth it doesn’t come easy?

Science can do it better and easier.


Fuzzycolombo t1_isdasem wrote

Yes and science says that diet and exercise are one of the best strategies to combat cognitive decline and illness. You’re arguing a completely separate point from what I’m implying, which is that to really improve your life you have to do the difficult things which we all know to do but are stubborn to follow through on, and not take the easy way out.