Posts tagged "workout videos"

Absolute Beginners: A Place For Workout Videos In My Heart

The more I do for Absolute Beginners — the more I try new things — the more I have to re-evaluate my past with sports and fitness. This week, for example, I had to admit to myself that actually, my fitness habit didn’t begin with a barbell in 2012, even if that’s when I met…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 10, 2015

The 9 Most Totally Awesome ’80s Workout Videos

Let’s travel back to a time when aerobics was a lifestyle and spandex was a religion. When there was no shame in wearing a fashion belt as an exercising accoutrement, and there was a fine line between working out and making a soft core porn. Man, the ’80s were awesome. We’ve collected of our favorite…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 2, 2013

4 Celebrity Workout Videos That Should Not Have Been

Do you want a hot body like your favorite Hollywood star? Would you settle for second favorite? Third? Look, how about you tell me where LaToya Jackson ranks in your top 10 and we’ll go from there. The aerobics VHS tape is apparently some trial that every celebrity must go through, and after years of…

By: Cracked / December 4, 2011

Let’s Get Physical With Playgirl’s “Hunkercise!”

Now that Playgirl is resting in peace, all we have is this awesome aerobics vid, “Hunkercize.” The buff babes of Playgirl want to pump (clap!) you up! The vintage aerobics vid is packed with short shorts, shady ‘staches, and insidious winks that remind us that Playgirl was never for women and that gay…

By: Simcha / March 26, 2009

MTV’s Model Makers: Because Eating Disorders Make For Great TV!

Really MTV? Now, I know I can hardly knock ya too much — after all, The Hills is my vice — but when I read about an upcoming show called Model Makers, I knew maybe my favorite craptastic network had gone too far. Billed as a “Transformation Make-Over” reality show, Model Makers advertised for contestant…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2008