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Prancercise: It’s A Workout Routine Inspired By Horses

Prancercize

Watching Psy do his horse dance on Gangnam Style was one thing, but how about an entire workout routine that is inspired by the movement of ponies?

Originally posted in December 2012, the exercise video has recently turned into a viral video sensation with more than 278,000 pageviews on YouTube.

Titled Prancercise: A Fitness Workout the video is being viewed and shared thanks to its lack of instructions, the ankle weights used by the host, and a penchant for camel toe.

We can’t vouch for the efficacy of the workout, but let’s be honest for a moment: you weren’t actually about to try this routine.

The video points to http://prancercise.com/, but our attempts to access the site were met with a load error, perhaps because of the awesome exposure the workout has been receiving.

A quick Google search for the URL revealed that “Prancercise¬ģ is defined as: A springy, rhythmic way of moving forward,similar to a horse’s gait and ideally induced by elation.”

At it turns out, Prancercise was invented by Joanna Rohrback way back in 1989. The workout routine for whatever reason never managed to catch on.

The workout routine even offers a Prancercise book, which we can only hope is as awesome as the video.

Here’s the Prancercise video in all its hilarious glory:

Did you just start galloping your way to a new leaner physique? Yeah, us either.

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3 Responses to “Prancercise: It’s A Workout Routine Inspired By Horses”

  1. Heather Johnson

    The 80s called. It wants its…um, no, wait. She can keep the outfit, the moves, and everything else.