How often I mentally thank you, Jazzercise, for what you have done for me in the last few years!
Because of you I have a resting heart rate in the 60 bpm range. I never have "episodes" with my mitral valve prolapse anymore. I can spend 4 hours a day underwater at my favorite sport. My weight has stabilized at a set point after you helped me lose 10 pounds. I don't need blood pressure medicine or cholesterol pills (yet, anyway).
Because of you I don't dread working out - it's only going to take an hour, period. Workouts are fun and a 5 minute drive away. I have nice middle-aged Jazzercise friends who ask about my life and share about theirs (this is why we come to class a little early). I have a chance to laugh about the crazy stuff our husbands do and the wacky things our coworkers/bosses/kids say.
Because of you I know who Shakira and Pit Bull are. Christina Aguilera and Justin Bieber are not a mystery (on second thought...maybe I could do without that one). When I pick up People magazine I actually know who some of those celebrities are. I know the difference between the cha-cha and the mambo.
|Full Disclosure - Nobody I know looks like this during a workout!!!|
Because of you I don't feel 55 years old.
Someone said, "if exercise was a pill, everyone would take it".
Thank you, Jazzercise, for making the medicine go down a lot easier.
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