Do we need to eradicate the word exercise from our vocabulary? Not exercising is being a slave to excuses. No, really, it is. Maybe we need to eradicate the word exercise from our vocabulary. Most humans have a negative association. Really though, it’s just a word. With enough mystical power to conjure up lame creative excuses to not do it. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.