Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 7, 2013

Reaching a milestone


---- — MT. VERNON — It was not just business as usual on Thursday morning at 7 a.m. at Curves.

On that particular morning, Deb Blumeyer walked in for her 3,000th workout.

“It was quite an accomplishment,” Blumeyer said. “I can’t believe I did it.”

The road to the milestone started 13 years ago in January, when Blumeyer received a referral for a workout from her sister.

“My sister used to be a member and she referred me,” Blumeyer said. “I went, and I loved it.”

For Blumeyer, workouts weren’t to lose weight, she needed to gain weight, body mass and undergo toning.

“I was actually underweight,” Blumeyer said. “It’s a great stress reliever. I’m toned, and to be honest, I’m 58 years old and would say it helps ... with bone density