The Stages of Working Out, by Women’s Age

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As we move through life, lots of things change. From the security of high school, the fun of college, the exciting time in your twenties and well beyond, exercise is definitely included in the parts of your life that will change as you get older.

Take a hilarious trip down memory lane – or find out what you have to look forward to – with this spot-on article. We bet some of these stages will sound familiar to you!


Check out the stages of working out for women, by age, right here:

As we move through life, our exercise interests change. Remember when cereal was its own food group and doing a keg stand counted as strength training? Take a laughter filled cruise down memory lane with these workout stages arranged by age and complied by Shape.



I can’t believe I’m going to the prom with Joe. I should probably cut down on my after school trips to the diner. BUT, we do walk to get there. Walking is exercise. And I could offer to split my poutine with the rest of my friends. This being healthy thing is easy!



Okay, so now I’ve got that freshman weight back to a reasonable level, I will go for a 30 minute run before class. That will TOTALLY cancel out the beer I’m going to be drinking at the SigmaBetaWhateverTheHellItIs mixer later tonight. But if I go for that run, I have to get out of bed. Screw it, I need my beauty sleep!



Gorgeous Instagram shot of Lo Bosworth wearing Lululemon at Soul Cycle. I must buy some Lululemon workout gear and sign up for Soul Cycle. I’m nearly thirty, looking fine and feeling flirty. Wait, never mind. I’d have to give up eating and paying rent this month just for 3 Soul Cycle classes. Looks like a run the park in my Walmart tank top and shorts, instead.



Time to sweat for my wedding. Only the sweating is happening in the living room, going over the budget! Why are napkins so expensive? Are they woven with gold? Doesn’t matter. I’m marrying a guy who thinks my body is great and doesn’t want me to look any different. But seriously, what’s with the napkins?

………………..updated on vacation plans. Workout clothes are laid out for tomorrow. Because today was hard and life is about balance. Time to uncork that wine!

……………… husband still becomes faint when I show him my Shakira Sashay. These young things ain’t got nothing on me!


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