Ridiculous Workouts (extreme? or Extremely Funny?)

What would it take for you to try these ridiculous workouts?What would it take for you to try these ridiculous workouts?After getting a record-breaking 10 plastic surgeries in a single session, Heidi Montag spent 14 hours a day working out in order to drop from 130 pounds to 103 pounds. The reason? "I've been working out really hard because I had this pool party and I was like, 'I have to be in shape,'" she explained to US Weekly last summer. The probable result? A loss of muscle instead of just fat. Overdoing it at the gym can lead to a host of problems, from stress fractures to sleeplessness.

Some workouts promise maximum impact from minimal effort. Others involve specialized classes that make you feel ridiculous, given that there are actual witnesses to your flailing. But these workout routines take ridiculousness to the extreme.

The cartoon-worthy glute workout

Forget abs of steel...Forget abs of steel...
The only time we've seen someone's backside do this was on an episode of "SpongeBob SquarePants." It's part of an amazing belly-dancing workout, but it may be a bit much for your average woman.

Lifting weights while balanced on an exercise ball

Don't try this at home. Or, possibly, ever.Don't try this at home. Or, possibly, ever.

Does this exercise-ball-plus-weights workout take multitasking too far?

The ultimate face workout

This is supposed to make your face prettier?This is supposed to make your face prettier?
What happens if you spend too much time working your facial muscles? This workout is supposed to reduce sag and make you look more youthful. Big hair is optional.

Exercise while at work! Kind of

Ellen tries to work while working out with the Hawaii Chair.Ellen tries to work while working out with the Hawaii Chair.
Get-slim-quick solutions abound, and this one promises that by sitting in a chair you can get fit -- even at the office! (Ellen tried it, so we didn't have to).

Laugh your way to fitness

This is one funny workout! This is one funny workout!
If you can laugh -- loudly and obnoxiously -- then you can work out!




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