Virtual Space: Mouse clicks to help you get in shape

Say what you will about the current POTUS, he stays in shape. Now, President Bush has challenged couch potatoes across the land: Work out 30 minutes a day, five days a week, for six weeks. You have a full Web site dashboard at your disposal, at You can chart the exercises you do each day, compare your activity level with other participants, and calculate your body mass index. If you're not sure how to get going, the site offers a range of suggested activities. After six successful weeks of working out, you get a certificate of accomplishment. The site is run by Indiana University for the President's Challenge on Physical Fitness and Sports.

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