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SetuplyJun 21, 2023 11:00:00 AM1 min read

Sloths Can Be Sporty Too! How I Stay Active (at My Own Pace)

Hey there, it's Jerry the Sloth! In honor of the International Day of Yoga, I thought I’d share a bit about some of the physical activities that keep me healthy and grounded.

You might not think of sloths as the most athletic creatures around, but I'm here to tell you that we can be pretty sporty when we want to be. Sure, we might not be the fastest or the strongest animals out there, but we have our own unique ways of staying active and healthy. 

Here are a few of my favorite wellness activities (some of which are on the sportier side than others):

Tree climbing: As a sloth, I'm pretty much an expert when it comes to climbing trees. It might not look like the most intense workout, but trust me, it's a great way to build strength and endurance in your arms, legs, and core. Plus, it's a lot of fun to see the world from a different perspective up in the branches!

Yoga: Okay, okay, I know what you're thinking. Yoga is a pretty slow-paced activity, and that's exactly why I love it. It helps me stretch out my muscles, improve my flexibility, and quiet my mind. And hey, if a sloth can do it, anyone can!

Napping: I know what you're thinking again. Napping isn't really an athletic activity, is it? Well, hear me out. Getting enough sleep and rest is essential for maintaining good health and energy levels, and as a sloth, I'm a bit of an expert when it comes to that. So next time someone tells you that napping isn't productive, just tell them you're taking a page out of the sloth playbook!

So there you have it, folks. Just because we sloths aren't the most traditionally athletic creatures around doesn't mean we don’t like to prioritize our physical health. Whether it's climbing trees, doing yoga, or taking a well-deserved nap after it’s all said and done, there's always a way to keep moving at your own pace.