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The Jewcy Fitness Plan: Jennie & Patrick Do Chai Bo

This is week three of Jennie & Patrick’s fitness journal for your viewing pleasure. Not only will they be reporting the embarrassing details of their physical disrepair, but, like all good Jewish professionals should, they’ll be making this a Jewish … Read More

By / November 16, 2010
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This is week three of Jennie & Patrick’s fitness journal for your viewing pleasure. Not only will they be reporting the embarrassing details of their physical disrepair, but, like all good Jewish professionals should, they’ll be making this a Jewish fitness journey. Each week they’ll be reviewing a new Jewish fitness fad and reporting whether the Chosen method de-schlubinates as promised.

This Week’s Jewish Fitness Fad Review:
Chai Bo: Come-Life

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Chai Bo Gets a 5 out of 10 on the De-schlubometer.

Jennie & Patrick say:

The anonymous author of Chai Bo informs us this powerful exercise/spiritual program is a mix of Chinese martial arts and Lithuanian minhag as studied at the Schvitzer Yeshiva of Shanghai.

The author tells us Chai Bo is not only a workout but also a lifestyle: including diet and Torah study. Each morning, after exercise, one should study a daf of the day or some sentences from the weekly Torah or Haftorah portion. In addition, Chai Bo offers prayers for the ability to exercise!

Daily Blessing for the Ability to Stretch Our Bodies
Baruch Ata Adonai, Elohaynu Memelch Ha-Olam Mahteer Ahsurim….

Daily Blessing for the Ability Strengthen Our Backs
Baruch Ata Adonai, Elohaynu Memelch Ha-Olam Zokayf K’fufim….

But better than tell you about Chai Bo — Let us show you in the video!

Chai Bo is a good workout. We give it a 6 out of 10 on the de-schlubometer. However, despite, Jennie’s weight registered as ERROR on the scale this week. Patrick lost another 2 lbs.!

Jennie Pounds Lost: 2, 11% on the Chicken Meter of her total goal of 18 lbs.

Patrick Pounds Lost: 4, 14% on the Groom Meter of his total goal of 28 lbs.

Each week Jennie & Patrick will be checking in with their progress, updating their stats and pics, as well as reviewing a Jewish fitness fad.

Next Week’s Jewish Fitness Fad:

Paula Abdul’s Get Up and Dance!

Tune in next week for their fitness update and fad review.