Chicago -- Hate the gym? Don't see the attraction in sweating with 100 other people? No room in the house for clunky exercise equipment?
Then use your own bodyweight.
Exercise has been touted as everything from a weight-loss tool to a dementia treatment, but for those who have invested more in potato chips than workout togs or for those with physical ailments, taking those first steps toward fitness or recovery can be overwhelming.
Matt and Donnie Gorsuch of Lake Villa, Ill., were in much the same boat. The couple -- he, 46, and she, 44, -- have six children and two dogs, and it had been a long time since they thought about fitness.