best looking, but worst rollerderby team in the league

“Roller Dancing for Fun and Fitness”

Gateway #7609
1980

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The excercise bike James Bond uses

“Slenderide: Sound Exercise Program”
#SL-3736

“slenderide

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baby just wants a nap

Bonnie Prudden
“Fitness for Baby and You”
Warner Bros. #1542

FROM THE BACK COVER:

“Keep in Mind that it really takes two years to get over a baby and back in top, top shape. No matter how much you love children, plan wisely. One more thing… When the youngest goes off to school you’d better be in shape to go off to something too… or you’ll be bored to death. For anything these days, you’ll need a good, sharp, active mind (that’s up with things) and a strong, slender, tireless, attractive body. Still one more thing…and very important, Men may like babies, they learn to love them very much in time (especially when they are no longer babies) but your man loves you now. Keep yourself attractive, active and aware of him… not just the baby to come…or even the baby arrived.”

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Kermit will love it

Miss Piggy
“Aerobique Exercise Workout Album”
Warner Bros. #23717-1
1982

From the Back Cover:

“Many People come up to moi, out of le bleu, to inquire how moi manages to remain so slimme and trimme in spite of moi’s busy, demanding life as an international superstar. How is it, they wondeur, that I can possess such a fabulous physique, what with all the lavish brunches in ritzie hotels with moi’s frog… the glamorous garden parties with those teensy sandwiches with the crusts cut off… Surely, they insist (people do get a little pushy sometimes), surely moi must have a secret.”

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the Lord’s Legwarmers

Various Artists
“Firm Believer: A Complete Excercise Program Featuring Today’s Finest Christian Music”
DaySpring #DST-4105
1982

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no icky girls allowed

Charles Roy Schroeder, Ph.D.
“Rope Jumping for Boys & Men”
Kimbo #1132
1974

From the Back Cover:

“This is the only record that has been prepared strictly with the male in mind. The masculine approach is reflected in every aspect, including the musical selections, manual terminology, and use of a male in the manual illustrations.”

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‘nervous pudding in a girdle’

Bonnie Prudden
“Fitness For Teens”
WB #1594

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a perfect 10

Mary Lou Retton
“ABC Funfit”
1985, CBS #B6Z40161

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mi hogar es su hogar

Profesor Federico Vellanoweth
“Gimnasia en su Hogar”
discos CBS (Mexico) #HL-8153

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WHAT’S UP WITH PROF. VELLANOWETH??

For some reason, I’ve had a deluge of emails about this exercise record from Mexico. What’s the deal? Here’s just a few:

Hi There, my name is Luis and we have been tasked to find an album from Profesor Federico Vellanoweth. I see in your site that there is an album called “Gimnasia en Su Hogar”. We are looking for a part called “Ejercicio 7″ and was wondering if it is in the Album “Gimnasia en Su Hogar”. Can you please let us know? Also, if it is possible could you give us information on the Label that put the album out and year.
– Luis

Hi My name is Alin, I’m live in Mexico, Guadalajara. How can I obtain one copy of your disc?”Gimnasia en su Hogar”. Because I need replace this disc for my mother. I broke one a few days ago. So, I like that you answer my question or tell me if I can buy this thing in another site. Thank you.Note: I’m not very well with English Language. Sorry
–Alin

I am looking for more information about a record that you have called Professor Vellanoweth…… Who do I have to contact to get more information such as who owns the masters for this disk…..what label is putting it out ect……
–Tom

I’m wondering if you have any information on where I can obtain any Vellanoweth exercise records that you have posted on your web site. Thanks in advance.
– Dagoberto

I wonder if u can sell me in mp3 format the one called Federico Vellanoweth,u only have 40 seconds, thanks please write me back.Cause my mother when she was young she make excersice with it, and now she told me if i can find a copy she wants to make excersice with it.
– Rosario

THE ANSWER??
Don’t ask me why but I was looking for the origins of the Vellanoweth last name and I found your site.
The reason people ask you about this record ‘Gimnasia en su hogar’ is because the band Kinky sampled Ejercicio 7 for once of their songs included in their first album(released in 2001 I think). Hope it helps.
– Jorge

ANOTHER ANSWER??

I had to laugh at your remark on the mail you’ve received from Mexico about the Vellanoweth record. Let me explain. Way long before exercise became the industry it’s become, they showed this exercise program on Mexico City TV, in the 60s (black and white TV), and many of our mothers worked out to it. Interestingly, many of the routines this Vellanoweth guy had are now used in Pilates. Since there was no commercialism, the record you have is quite the little jewel, as I doubt there are many of them around.
– G. Feher, Mexico City

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family workout

Bonnie Prudden
“Keep Fit Be Happy”
Warner Bros. B1358
1959

Erasing Pain

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