photo of a woman eating a slice of bread on a mountaintop as she walks past a makeshift grave marker in the form of a cross

Previz #81 – Valentine’s Walking Brunch!

Valentine's Walking Brunch: photo of a woman eating a slice of bread on a mountaintop as she walks past a makeshift grave marker in the form of a cross
hamster eats jamon y queso on mountain peak in the andes

Love Your Heart

2014 is the year of the treadmill and the brand new Izzy’s Treadmill Gym is celebrating with a special event every month this year. On Sat 15 Feb we’ll be hosting a Walking Valentine’s Brunch!

Most meals, coffee, beer, are consumed sitting. Why? Maybe because for most of human history, and in plenty of places still today, you’re on your feet all day. At the end of a long day of physical labor, of course sitting down for a meal or drink with friends and family is a great idea.

News Flash: It’s not the 16th century anymore.

Here in the 21st century, in the developed world, a lot of people spend long days sitting in front of flat-screens. What do we do at the end of that day? We still sit for food and drink.

[box type=”alert” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Sit to Work + Sit to Eat = All we ever do is sit![/box]

And so as our Valentine’s celebration of Love & Good Health, Izzy’s Gym invites you to a Valentine’s Walking Brunch!

At the opening event of Izzy’s Gym on 20 January we walked 10.2 VR miles in 5-1/4 hours. We walked in solidarity with Lawrence Lessig and the NH Rebellion Campaign Finance Reform walkers. We chose that time & distance because they walked 10.2 RL miles in 5-1/4 hours on that cold and snowy day. In continuing support of their movement our Valentine’s Walking Brunch will also be 10.2 miles in 5-1/4 hours.

Valentine’s Walking Brunch

  • Saturday 15 February 8:45am – 2pm SLT (San Francisco Time) 16:45 – 22:00 GMT
  • Join us for 5 minutes… Join us for 5 hours… whatever works for you!
  • Walk in VR. You can optionally also walk in RL.

  • SLURL / Izzy’s Gym

  • 2014 Year of the Treadmill / 12 special events in 12 months
  • Walk #1 / NH Rebellion

RL Treadmills:

iRezzers on Fitbit


Izzy’s Gym would also like to have the occasional dance party. If you’re a DJ with a rockin’ stream, give us a shout!

Standing Food Photo Gallery!

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Thank You!

Thanks to these awesome photographers for sharing their photos with a Creative Commons license on Flickr! πŸ˜€

Bess Eating by Amine Ouahidi
Grand Teton National Park 5 Day Backcountry Hike by Eric Schmuttenmaer
hamster eats jamon y queso on mountain peak in the andes by Radloff
Eating wild blueberries on Grouse Mountain by Iwona Kellie
Eating Lunch by DJ Frantic
Eating a guava on the hike by Bethany
Wine While Camping by camknows
Millen M Wine Walk by Reno Tahoe
Standing by Ross Pollack
Kipp’s Graduation party – Angel, Ian – standing, eating by Rev. Xantos Satani
This is how I ate all nite. Standing up. by uglyagnes
Food eaten standing contains zero calories by Bob Franklin
Eat on the go by Boo Lee
Party at Greg & Nicole’s by Rev. Xanatos Satani
How Diana eats a hot dog by Robyn Lee
Eve & Asa’s Wedding by Rev. Xanatos Satani
Casey’s birthday party @ Kipp’s by Rev. Xanatos Satani
Eat up! by Eszter Hargittai
Hot Dog stand along the beach by Robert Huffstutter
The gang eating deep fried pickles by Steven Chabot
Me eating hotdog by Robert Rybnikar

I'm passionate about healthy, cruelty free, sustainable living. I don't support patriarchal culture, the military industrial complex, or the slaughtering of animals. I do support educational experiences and careers that don't involve hours, requirements, or offices, but that instead are based on achievements.

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