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IQ: Firm, fit and fed up 

The '90s are over, and the health craze is still on the minds of many. We're bombarded daily with new ways to lose weight, new ways to get stronger, new medicines, new cures, new therapies, new health and fitness miracles. And we all know that person who goes about five miles overboard keeping fit. So how do you spend your weekends, being lazy or working out?[p]

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Lisa Tadewaldt
Student Neighborhood: Downtown
How often do you work out? Never.

What's the funniest-looking way to exercise? I don't know. It's all pretty funny.

What kind of award should the person who invented Spandex get? I don't know. The Jane Fonda Award?

How often do you eat vegetables? What kind? Every day. And my favorite is asparagus.

When's the last time you wore a girdle? In my past life.

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Jack Howell
Retired Marine colonel Neighborhood: Jacksonville, Fla.
How often do you work out? I work out about three or four times a week.

What kind of award should the person who invented Spandex get? A slap in the head. Because there are too many people wearing Spandex who shouldn't.

How often do you eat vegetables? What kind? I eat vegetables daily, and I prefer tomatoes. I like spinach, and I like brussels sprouts, carrots.

When's the last time you wore a girdle? Never. [p]

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Colette St. Amand
General manager Neighborhood: Southgate
How often do you work out? Once a week.

What's the funniest-looking way to exercise? Power-walking, definitely.

What kind of award should the person who invented Spandex get? None, because the wrong people wear Spandex.

How often do you eat vegetables? What kind? Daily, and it's usually greens like salad and stuff.

When's the last time you wore a girdle? Never. I don't need a girdle.[p] -- Matthew Fullen

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