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Comment of the Day: Mike Lowell is a slacker

Jan 8, 2010, 7:08 PM EDT

A reader is not all that impressed with Mike Lowell’s “mission”:

he’s bragging about working out 4 or 5 times a week? I work out 4 or 5 times a week, and I have a full-time+ job and a two year old.  WTF?! No wonder he looked slow out there all year.

Maybe his defense and hitting would improve if he had worked out 4 or 5 or, dare I suggest, 6 times a week last year. Geeeeeezzuuuuuus.

Tough crowd.

  1. Old Gator - Jan 10, 2010 at 12:50 AM

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    I did my workout this morning – not planning to challenge Mike Lowell, of course (Old Gator Replying to John from Concord: you’re absolutely right about that frame of reference). I didn’t get to do my usual Saturday laps in the pool due to this unnatural mimicry of winter; I don’t acknowledge it, because, to paraphrase the immortal Leona Helmsley, winter is for the little people. Yeah, but there’s still FitTV. Double dose of the Namaste Yoga girls on Saturday night, and what John from Concord said notwithstanding, Lily, Erin, Evangeline, Michelle et al can leave one gasping for air as well, you know?

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