After years of telling us to eat our veggies and go for a jog, suddenly science is demanding that we have a glass of wine.
It begins with forgetting lines in lectures and losing track of where she is on a jog, and gets worse.
I jog until my Achilles tendons burn and replace meals with diet shakes that give me gas.
1540s, "to shake up and down," perhaps altered from Middle English shoggen "to shake, jolt, move with a jerk" (late 14c.), of uncertain origin. Meanings "shake," "stir up by hint or push," and "walk or ride with a jolting pace" are from 16c. The main modern sense in reference to running as training mostly dates from 1948; at first a regimen for athletes, it became a popular fad c.1967. Perhaps this sense is extended from its use in horsemanship.
Jogging. The act of exercising, or working a horse to keep him in condition, or to prepare him for a race. There is no development in jogging, and it is wholly a preliminary exercise to bring the muscular organization to the point of sustained, determined action. [Samuel L. Boardman, "Handbook of the Turf," New York, 1910]Related: Jogged; jogging. As a noun from 1610s.
To annoy; bother (1970s+ Teenagers)