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DON'T FUNK AND WALK

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Why?..........

You're bopping down the street during lunch, listening to your favorite funk playlist (everyone has one of these, right?) and all of a sudden you can't control it........you do a move:



You realize what you've done as dozens of people pass you by and stare.

...... and you look like this:



Then you rationalize......it's funk! You have to move to funk! How can you not! You can't listen to these.........

Play that funky music by Wild Cherry:
http://www.youtube.com/watch
?v=qe1ScoePqVA

Tell me something good by Rufus and Chaka Khan:
http://www.youtube.com/watch
?v=pR--nDR88b0

..........and not do a move.

Then you think about it again, and you realize you might have belted out just a little bit of the chorus but didn't realize it because you had your ear buds in, turned up a bit loud.



Oops!

Then you figure, well at least I didn't do the "Elaine move" from Seinfeld....that would be bad:


(click here for the full dance carnage....http://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=DY_DF2Af3LM)


Or "The Carlton Dance":

(You've got to watch this one if you've never seen it before).......http://www.youtu
be.com/watch?v=XrObV84tD8g


Then it hits you, I just walked faster because of funk. I'm in a great mood because of funk. "I'M FUNKING OUT IN EVERY WAY" (my favorite line from play that funky music). It doesn't matter what other people think. Just funk out!!

Guess this is a round about way of saying, do what you love and love what you do. Let music inspire you and make your work outs even better. It can pump you up and inspire you to run faster, lift heavier, hike steeper, or funk down the sidewalk with a style all your own!





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IRP1114 1/31/2013 4:07PM

    Hahahaha emoticon

You are too funny. Love it! Thanks for the laugh. I literally had that song stuck in my head yesterday the tell me something good one ;-)
Definitely have seen the Carlton. Omg too funny! We have fun with that one all the time. And Elane is hilarious too.

Hope the sun stayed out long enough for your walk! I still don't see it lol :-)

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RACEWELLWON 1/31/2013 11:48AM

    You know you can always tell and see the happy people out on the streets of the city walking to their favorite tunes !! Always put a huge smile on my face :) camaraderie ,amongst the people that get it !! Get it - great blog ! emoticon Play the Funky Music !

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ANGIEMRC 1/29/2013 7:18PM

    LOVE!!!! I almost killed myself on the treadmill one day whipping my hair back and forth. :) I'm so happy I'm not the only one who loves to get carried away in the tunes!!! Keep Funking On!!!!

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RYDERB 1/29/2013 12:46AM

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CLUMBOY 1/28/2013 7:13AM

    funktastic!

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68ANNE 1/25/2013 10:27PM

    Oh yeah, Shake that stuff!

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ANDY_54 1/25/2013 8:46PM

    Try listening to Beyonce's All the Single Ladies without shaking a little something--it's impossible! And I love that Wild Cherry song, hehe.

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BLITZEN40 1/24/2013 4:30PM

    Sounds like you really know how to put the "fun" in funk. :) I'm not much of a dancer, but I think singing along to your ear buds while walking is acceptable sometimes. Now singing along to your ear buds while in line at Starbucks, that's a different story..

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HOPEFULHIPPO 1/24/2013 2:36PM

    Oh you are definately my type of girl...only I'm all over the Elaine moves...and Carlton too.

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GINGERHAWK 1/24/2013 10:51AM

    Love this - it definitely brought a much needed smile to my face today! Thanks for sharing and funk on, girl!

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ALICIALYNNE 1/24/2013 8:10AM

    I'm guilty of this with reggaeton. It'll come on in the Mexican grocery I go to, and I have to shake the hips a little in the cereal aisle. I've gotten my fair share of "... the hell is white girl doing?" looks.

Enjoy your funk, baby!

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MISSUSRIVERRAT 1/24/2013 7:09AM

    I can relate to this. I was dancing in the car the other day. I used to embarass my daughter by dancing and singing (In my defense, quietlyand subtly) in the supermarket. Guess she thought others would think I was "that crazy lady."

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WALLAHALLA 1/23/2013 11:08PM

    Love the funky music!

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MOTLEM 1/23/2013 11:01PM

    emoticon Yes, play that funky music, white boy! emoticon

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NEWMEN2013 1/23/2013 9:35PM

    Absolutely love this! The videos and stills are fantastic, and the words are soooo true! Like Lynsey, I'm a "car dancer" so I'll guarantee somebody has gotten a giggle off me just like you gave me a giggle today!

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 1/23/2013 8:27PM

    Good blog--it gave me a laugh. The videos are great!

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LINDAK25 1/23/2013 8:17PM

    I like when you stop at a red light and you realize that the person next to you is listening to the same station you are (and they're dancing, too).
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DOLLYHOLLY 1/23/2013 8:17PM

    So funny! emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 1/23/2013 7:12PM

    love this blog have those songs and kc and the sunshine band on my ipod love funk thanks for a fun blog

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LYNSEY723 1/23/2013 7:00PM

    Love it! I always "funk out" in my car on the way home. I'm sure the people stuck in traffic with me get a giggle!

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