Exercise and life run a parallel race for gold Exercise and life run a parallel race for gold. No exercise yesterday. Unless you call trying to stay dry exercise. Exercise routines are not perfect. Of course, neither is life. Gold is elusive. 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.