When I saw this video posted on GawkerÂ touted as possibly “The Best Fitness Video Yet,” I thought “Pfff how good can a workout video be? Does someone slip on a banana peel while doing lunges? Is there a cameo from the Prancercise lady?,” then I started watching the video and giggled. It’s ridiculously goofy and then ends with an even goofier twist. Watch right now if you can. It’s a mere 33 seconds and you don’t even need to turn the sound on, but it doesn’t hurt.
I won’t give away the ending, but it really clarifies one of the many reasons why trampolines are for nerds. Â I’m of the school of thought that no one over the age of 12 should bounce on a trampoline unless they are contractually obligated to do so. Trampolines are silly at best and dangerous at worst. Once you don’t have the youthful naivetĂ©, lack of self consciousness, springy bones, agility and flexibility of a prepubescent human, you have no business on a trampoline. People under 12-years-of-age should have adults supervising and urging themÂ not to jump on those death traps.