Unusual Training

What is Prancercise? | Prancercise variations and Original

Prancercise (from Prancing and Exercise, letters. Exercises for pinching) is a training method proposed by a certain Joanna Rohrback and exploding YouTube with its unusualness.

What is Prancercise?

December 25, 2012, barely moving away from the “doomsday” and preparing for Christmas on the Western calendar, Joanna posted to free access to YouTube one of the old home-made preparations described in her book author’s methods of fitness aerobics called “Prancercise®:” A springy, rhythmic way of moving forward

For a long time, the video went unnoticed, and it was mostly viewed by Joanna’s fans and this technique. However, on June 1, 2013, some YouTube from different countries independently noticed the video, and it began … In the first week after this video, it gained more than 5 million views, more than 450 comments, and the number of likes exceeded 2,700 with 735 dislikes. It was made more than a hundred variations on this video.

Prancercise variations

On May 30, 2013, this video was shown on the HLN cable channel in the news program News Now. The report was entitled “Why exercise when you can … prancercise?”.

Original prancercise video:


    • Prancercise is not going to get you athletically conditioned. It’s not going to make you a better athlete or help you lose pounds fast. It is, however, a fun way to act silly, increase your heart rate a little bit, and help you get back into the swing of things if you are out of shape or have a mobility limitation.

    • it can be useful if you have limited mobility or want a low impact exercise, specifically if you are coming off of surgery or have some other condition that limits your ability to be active.


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