CELEBRITY WORKOUTS OF THE 90s
CHERFITNESS: A NEW ATTITUDE (1991)
(AKA Step Aerobics for Cher Fans, Goths, and Those Who Wear All-Black Leotards)
Today we take a step back to 1991 (19 years ago-can you believe it?) and happen upon the magnificence that is Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkision) who according to her many accomplishments listed on Wikipedia has sold over 200 million copies of her music over the last 40 years. Wow and wow!
Cher was known for her daring sense of style throughout most of her career and had a long, lanky figure to die for. So it makes sense that she would have been a fitness buff in order to show off her belly and butt cheeks (yes, I am showing that video too!)
So in 1991 our fair Cher released a series of workout videos including CherFitness: A New Attitude which is what we will check out today. Overall the routines are safe and the production values are pretty nice considering the crapitude that is featured in far too many of these slap-dash celebrity videos that have been introduced to the public over the years. (Check out my You Tube Channel for more! BrooklynFitChick1)
Cher fills the room with her friends (not a gypsy, tramp or thief in sight however,) has recognizable songs playing in the background (though I am not a big fan of bland covers,) and keeps the action moving the whole time so you won't get bored. But most of all I love the all-black leotards and scrunchy socks on display here. Yes she is doing a step routine but she is still edgy and don't you forget it!
So please enjoy this little snippet from Body Confidence:
You can get your own copy here at Amazon.com!
And now if you will indulge me--let's get to some really good Cher here. This is why she needed to do so many lunges.
"If I Can Turn Back Time" (the one with the video with all of the sailors and her butt cheeks on display.)
Side note: At the time (1989) MTV would only air this after 9:00 pm so as not to offend or scandalize their young audience. My oh my, how times have changed!
Thanks for the memories Cher! You are a true original.
Until next time,
Brooklyn Fit Chick
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