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Seuss Workout

Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA

A Full-Body Workout based on Dr. Seuss Quotes

Oh, the places you’ll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won!

Whenever you work out, you score points. Whenever you have fun you win at life! The more you work out and the more fun you have, the better your life, right?!

We were inspired by our friend Carla, who is a very dedicated Seuss follower, to make this Seussical workout as a birthday gift to her. Why? Because…

If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good.

In other words, time for squats, planks and some general “Cat in the Hat” house tomfoolery! We can only say that no furniture was harmed in the making of the cardio portion of this workout!

Squats: 10 Reps using Bar & Plates
Planks: Alternate sides and slowly drag arm/ leg back in.
Follow with heel rock-back plank and single-leg plank
Cardio: Walk, Jump, Flounce & Pounce for at least 15 minutes



My life is good. My life is fun. I wish this life for everyone (okay, Dr. Seuss didn’t really say this; I made it up).

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss quote? And what would your workout look like?

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About Fun and Fit

Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off.

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7 Responses to Seuss Workout

  1. Tamara July 25, 2012 at 6:13 pm #

    Awesome Seussian updo!
    Love this video and the workout. Carla has the best friends!
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    • AlexandraFunFit July 25, 2012 at 8:55 pm #

      Well, Tamara, I can happily share all my hair styling tips. It would take 2 seconds: Get hair keeper. Put head upside down. Secure most of hair on top. Wait patiently while child laughs at you, making the camera jiggle.
      Thanks for your kindness about the video & workout.
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  2. Christine @ Oatmeal Bowl July 25, 2012 at 8:44 pm #

    Sometimes the Questions are complicated but the answers are simple or I like… Step with care and great tact And remember that life is a great balancing act. Love Dr. Seuss books!

    I always buy Oh, the Places You’ll Go for friends that graduate. Great book.

    Nice workout What great friends you are! My bday is in September. ;)
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    • AlexandraFunFit July 25, 2012 at 8:56 pm #

      What a great idea, Christine. My son leaves in a few weeks, so maybe I should get him that book. For your birthday, I imagine a big potful of oatmeal would be involved! Now that sounds fun!
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  3. Debbie July 25, 2012 at 9:17 pm #

    Super fun workout. I love it!

    My quote, “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

    I will admit that though I had the whole collection of Suess books when I was young, I couldn’t seem to get beyond Sam I am and Green eggs and ham, which didn’t seem appropriate for this vegan. So I googled it and now this is my favorite Dr. Suess quote.
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    • AlexandraFunFit July 25, 2012 at 9:34 pm #

      Well, Debbie, I used to find Cat in the Hat very stressful and didn’t like it as a kid. When I read it to my kids, I still found it stressful. I prefer others. And your quote is wonderful. I wish kids could keep those in their heads instead of all the stuff they’re sold by marketers.
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  4. Jody - Fit at 54 July 26, 2012 at 5:30 am #

    Love it! Sorry I saw it to early & tweeted it early – I doubt she saw it before you posted it! You guys are so fun & yes, Carla inspires us all!
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