A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 25, 2014
“Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises…”

"Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps” is a jocular one-line saying about aerobics. The line has been cited in print since at least 2008 and is of unknown authorship.


Big Als Compound
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2008
Bonus day: 10 fitness quotes
(...)
(7) Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps. ~Author Unknown

Twitter
Cameron Morrissey
‏@ManagersDiary
June 2nd, 2009 - Five Funny Fitness/Diet Quotes:
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3:24 PM - 2 Jun 2009

Nat Med Talk (Natural Medicine Talk)
What’s Your Fav Exercise Quote?
kind2creatures
01-21-2010, 10:18 PM
Aerobics: A series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars and starches into aches, pains and cramps. ~author unknown~

Google Books
Release Your Inner Old Fart
By Mark Leigh
London: Michael OMara Books Limited
2012
Pg. ?:
Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars and starches into aches, pains and cramps.

Google Books
Gunny’s Rules: How to Get Squared Away Like a Marine
By R. Lee Ermey
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc.
2013
Pg. ?:
“Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps.” —Anonymous

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American Proverb
‏@americccaann
Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, & starches into aches, pains, & cramps. ~Unknown health
10:02 AM - 23 Aug 2014

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