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Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Old May 1st 2005, 2:41 am
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Originally Posted by Bob
major shame that, fitness routines, gym, training in the summer holidays and stuff...sod that....what's wrong with just letting them have a laugh...it's such a shame that you don't see people having a knock around in the park, back in blighty, be a few parks where you'd be guaranteed to find people having a knock around that you could join in for a laugh, but it doesn't happen here, it all has to be organised, teams, goals and kit, can't be messing around with a couple shirts on the ground and two on two v keeper etc...oh well...maybe i'm just getting old and grumbly *lol*
I know what you mean, but at leas t here they teach kids how to be competitive, at my daughters Junior school back in the UK, sports day was a joke, no competitive sports activities were allowed at all as they didn't want again of the kids to feel bad about losing. So much for teaching them future life skills..
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Originally Posted by Bob
maybe i'm just getting old and grumbly *lol*
You, Bob? Surely not!
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Default Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Originally Posted by woodsey
can I ask, is it any good, I was thinking of joining Curves, can't be doing with all the hot bodies at LA fitness and places like that..
DON'T DO IT GIRL!!! I went to see our local curves and was the youngest by about 30 years. The girl showed me around and they make you run on the spot - they don't have walking machines - to 'high energy' music. When I went they were playing Chas and Dave's 'Rabbit' (true!)
The girl said what a great place it was and how effective it was so when I asked her 'So why is everyone here so fat then?' I don't think she took kindly to me. She kind of went a bit cold after that.
To be fair, it was my one and only visit to a Curves but on that visit, I would never return.
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
DON'T DO IT GIRL!!! I went to see our local curves and was the youngest by about 30 years.
Just remember that (unless you die young) you'll be 30 years older one day...
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Originally Posted by DonnaElvira
Just remember that (unless you die young) you'll be 30 years older one day...
Yeah, then I'll join Curves
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
Yeah, then I'll join Curves
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Default Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Originally Posted by bored-silly
DON'T DO IT GIRL!!! I went to see our local curves and was the youngest by about 30 years. The girl showed me around and they make you run on the spot - they don't have walking machines - to 'high energy' music. When I went they were playing Chas and Dave's 'Rabbit' (true!)
The girl said what a great place it was and how effective it was so when I asked her 'So why is everyone here so fat then?' I don't think she took kindly to me. She kind of went a bit cold after that.
To be fair, it was my one and only visit to a Curves but on that visit, I would never return.

PMSL , Chas and Dave, omg :scared:
I recall going to aereobics a few years ago and being greeted by all these middle age women that announced they'd been going for years, same thing, still all fat bastards..
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Originally Posted by alien species
I run 5 miles a day......
why??
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Originally Posted by Manc
why??
because they're there?
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Default Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Originally Posted by DonnaElvira
because they're there?
running 5 miles?
jesus.


that's what taxi's are for.
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Default Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Originally Posted by woodsey
PMSL , Chas and Dave, omg :scared:
I recall going to aereobics a few years ago and being greeted by all these middle age women that announced they'd been going for years, same thing, still all fat bastards..
I went to aqua aerobics once to be greeted by all the old ladies smiling and saying hello and then one said 'Ooh look, snap' and I realised she was wearing the same swimming costume as me. :scared:
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Default Re: Do you 'keep fit' in the US?

Originally Posted by woodsey
can I ask, is it any good, I was thinking of joining Curves, can't be doing with all the hot bodies at LA fitness and places like that..
Well I enjoy it.You work at your own pace.The one I go to has that satellite radio and i have never heard Chas and Dave :scared: There is always a wide spectrum of ages.
They weigh and measure you every month .you don't have to if you don't want .
you can go in and have a look around .I pay $29 a month .I work out for about 40minutes a day and do enjoy the company .
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
I went to aqua aerobics once to be greeted by all the old ladies smiling and saying hello and then one said 'Ooh look, snap' and I realised she was wearing the same swimming costume as me. :scared:
nice.
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Originally Posted by bored-silly
I went to aqua aerobics once to be greeted by all the old ladies smiling and saying hello and then one said 'Ooh look, snap' and I realised she was wearing the same swimming costume as me. :scared:
OMG
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Originally Posted by peacelover
OMG
That's the problem with needing underwire swimming cozzie and buying it from Marks and Spencer!
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