We already know that most of those Jack O' Lantern pumpkins aren't much good to eat, unless you roast the seeds, yes? Still, it seems like poetic justice to use the uncarved pumpkin in a nifty workout, before wading into the season's pumpkin offerings--yes, I mean muffins, McDonald's pumpkin pies, lattes, you name it. Here's ShareCare.com's ideas for putting that pumpkin to work:
And I couldn't help noticing that Bearden Beer Market at 4524 Old Kingston Pike is selling pumpkin ale six packs. By which I mean one each of six different kinds. One of those, if I'm not mistaken, is Ace Pumpkin Cider, which is really rather good. Anyhow, just to tie this all up, lots of runners hang out at Bearden Beer Market, and some runs begin and end there--I must conclude that pumpkin treats and exercise go together, in no particular order.