Good Shovels Make Good Gardens — Digging Deep for Fitness

A few decades ago in the foundry where I shoveled sand into molds and busted up ingots with a sledgehammer, we’d joke about telling people it was a health spa and charging them to do the work. People now pay for the privilege of swinging a sledgehammer at an old tire, under a trainer’s supervision. From what I’ve seen of that, neither coach nor participant know much about sledgehammers.

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