Tuesday, June 29, 2010

1980 Called



1980 Called and they want their exercise back.

Dirty little secret of the week: I enjoy step aerobics (minus the spandex and sweatbands).

Not too long ago (ahem Melrose place girls) I was a step aerobics fanatic. I was 24, single, and spent most of my time drinking beer on back patios.

Several of my neighbor friends took a step aerobics class 3-4 times per week and they convinced me to join. I loved it. I went 4 times a week. I was the skinniest I had ever been.

Random tidbit: (It's amazing that at 24 I could do step for an hour and pig out on broccoli cheese soup and panninis at Panera immediately following without gaining an ounce).

After about a year, we all became burnt out. There comes a point in every almost 25 year old's life when you just don't want to listen to a peppy cheerleader in spandex any more. I had stepped to a few too many Justin Timberlake songs for my liking and I quit.

I will have you know that I continued to eat at Panera and spent even more time drinking outside on the patio instead.

Times have changed, but maybe my exercise of choice hasn't. I tried step again tonight. I almost died and got served by a 50 year old, but I'm trying. Here's hoping my stepping love sticks once again.

7 comments:

capperson said...

I have been wondering about step aerobics. I might try it this semester :)

Sarah said...

So, I just found you through my BFF Lisagh's blog, and not to be creepy... but I like you.

Mrs. S. said...

I am so uncoordinated when it comes to step!

Brittany said...

Haha, you're funny! I've always wanted to try the Body Step class at my gym but I'm afraid those little old ladies will show me what's up and I'll fail miserably. Add in the fact that I'm pretty uncoordinated when it comes to this stuff and we might have ourselves a new video for America's Funniest Home Videos. I need something though because going to the gym becomes so routine and I get so bored!!

Debbie said...

I so wish I could get into that! I know it's awesome exercise!

M said...

those old broads that dominate water aerobics are hardcore too. Grandma served me!

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