Old Sep 11th 2008, 03:55 PM   #1
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Does anybody really believe that's exercise?
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Old Sep 11th 2008, 04:13 PM   #2
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Have you ever tried it?
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Old Sep 11th 2008, 04:21 PM   #3
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Have you ever tried it?
I'm too young and don't weigh enough.
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Old Sep 12th 2008, 03:45 AM   #4
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Considering the alternative (AIR AEROBICS), water aerobics sounds pretty hard.
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so it's harder to do aerobics with no resistance?
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so it's harder to do aerobics with no resistance?
What the hell do you think water is? You ever try running in a pool??
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I do molasses aerobics.
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I will not even do an aerobic exercise at all, but I do enjoy anaerobic exercises.
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I do molasses aerobics.
Now THAT'S what I call a sticky situation.
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so it's harder to do aerobics with no resistance?
Seems ironic, doesn't it? But every water aerobics instructor I've ever seen was fat. We have THREE of them at my gym's pool, all fat. The regular aerobics instructors are twigs.

Sure, it would be harder to do aerobics in the water if they were doing the same exercise as real aerobics. But they aren't. They're just bobbing around like buoys.

Besides that, the water "aerobics" participants whine that the 82 degree water is too cold. For the swimmers in the pool (the people doing real exercise), that temperature is too warm, bordering on dangerous. If the "aerobics" buoys think that water is too cold, there's no possible way they're doing any exercise.
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Does anybody really believe that's exercise?
Hey Spike, Marty is posting under your name.
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Old Sep 12th 2008, 06:48 AM   #12
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Water aerobics is one of the last forms of exercise before death. The end of the exercise life cycle usually looks something like this...

aerobics
speed walking
walking
walking slower
chair exercises
water aerobics
death

That's why you see so many blue hairs doing it. That's also why there are so many funeral parlors near swimming pools.
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Seems ironic, doesn't it? But every water aerobics instructor I've ever seen was fat. We have THREE of them at my gym's pool, all fat. The regular aerobics instructors are twigs.

Sure, it would be harder to do aerobics in the water if they were doing the same exercise as real aerobics. But they aren't. They're just bobbing around like buoys.

Besides that, the water "aerobics" participants whine that the 82 degree water is too cold. For the swimmers in the pool (the people doing real exercise), that temperature is too warm, bordering on dangerous. If the "aerobics" buoys think that water is too cold, there's no possible way they're doing any exercise.
Hey Boo ... you're starting to piss me off.
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Hey Boo ... you're starting to piss me off.
Why? Is the water too cold for you?
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That's why you see so many blue hairs doing it. That's also why there are so many funeral parlors near swimming pools.
Maybe they need some of those Cocoons at the bottom of their pools...

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Blue hairs like to do yoga too.

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That's why you see so many blue hairs doing it. That's also why there are so many funeral parlors near swimming pools.
I'll give the q-tips a pass. Water "aerobics" is a good activity for very old people who need some kind of organized movement to maintain mobility. In that sense it's like physical therapy.

The herd that has wandered into my pool are not old. They think they're actually exercising. You should see them when they get their floatie barbells. They have these foam barbells that they push under the water while pretending that they're weightlifting. It's the equivalent of lifting a can of turnips.

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But every water aerobics instructor I've ever seen was fat.
Fat = extra buoyancy... hmmm....
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I do molasses aerobics.
I encase myself in petrified tree sap when I do my aerobics.

Takes a few million years, but my thighs are quite shapely.
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How is it you think this sort of bigoted speech is acceptable?
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Old Sep 12th 2008, 07:09 AM   #22
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So now water "aerobics" participants are somehow a protected class?
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Old Sep 12th 2008, 07:10 AM   #23
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Where did you find a picture of last night's instructor, and why isn't she wearing a top?
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Old Sep 12th 2008, 07:22 AM   #24
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I remember Muhammad Ali used to train in a pool.

Can't imagine why...
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How is it you think this sort of bigoted speech is acceptable?
Hush, you're getting a little too touchy, methinks...
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