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The skaters are named Carrie Bomb, E Z T, and Electric Mayhem. They are members of the Derby Lite Fitness Skating Exercise Classes.

Some of the women also skate for the Quad City Rollers.

Derby Lite is exercise on roller skates. The push line, knee fall, and toe stop run are some of the elements.. Minus the bumps and bruises of roller derby.

Tara Malnar is the instructor. She says the endurance skating, the relays, and other footwork require balance. Derby Lite is a full body exercise.

Theresa Rennie, known as E Z T, is forty three years old. She began roller skating at forty. She walked into a rink and says that's all it took.

Carrie Long goes by Carrie Bomb. Carrie says the exercise program is a rush and a very good aerobic workout.

Derby Lite is a national program, offering classes coast to coast. It started in 2007, and some people say it is the newest, edgiest, and fun way to get fit.

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