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So the other day I'm going into the JCC for my annual exercise and there's this guy I know.
We have never seen each other at the JCC. He maybe is surprised, because in my mild-mannered alter-ego, I maybe don't look like the type who would be "working out."
He doesn't say hello. He does't say Shalom. The first words out of his mouth are:
"So tell me, rabbi, what mitzvah are you doing here? And don't tell me 'taking care of the body' because everyone says that."
So as I tread along on the mill, I come up with 5 mitzvahs (in addition to 'caring for the body') that one could be doing while getting exercise.
Question for your table - How many can you think of?
PS - I was just kidding, I actually go 3x/week