80’s, 90’s and 00’s Workout Videos

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Maniac (1983)

This song was intended as a horror picture soundtrack entry. But it got ‘accidentally’ sent to the music director of the film Flashdance instead. After the lyrics were rewritten, a classic workout video was born. (Jennifer Beals didn’t do most of the body work…)

 

Physical (1981)

If it wasn’t for Olivia Newton-John, I’m not sure if this video would have made such an impact. There’s a lot of ‘tongue-firmly-in-cheek’ here, especially the ending.

 

Beat It (1982)

Although, not strictly speaking, a workout video, Michael Jackson’s dance extravaganza does get a little carried away at times.

 

Vogue (1990)

Madonna has presented us with a lot of songs to choose from. This one, from the album I’m Breathless, is a favorite for people showing off their ‘poses’ in the 1990’s.

 

Call on Me (2004)

This video is a looped sampling of Valerie by Steve Winwood with yet more scantily dressed females working out in front of the camera. Beautiful.

 

Hung Up (2005)

Speaking of sampling, this video of Madonna working out is a direct steal from Gimme, Gimme, Gimme by ABBA.

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I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And to give my blog pages something lighter, I'm sharing some of my personal photographs, too.
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1 Response to 80’s, 90’s and 00’s Workout Videos

  1. cdsmiller17 says:

    This post was triggered by a Telus TV commercial featuring a flamingo dancing to “Maniac”

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