In These 30 Vintage Photos See How Earlier People Exercised To Keep Theirself Fit

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In the past few decades exercise (Exercise) have a lot of changes in trends too. People did not shy away from yoga to sweat in the gym to get a fit body. In such a situation, it will be very interesting to see how people used to exercise in the olden days.

These pictures have come to fulfill your wish. Make sure to show them to your fitness freak friend.  

1. There used to be some such cycling in 1921.

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2. The trend of boxing started in 1924.

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3. In 1926, a mother exercising on a special bicycle while walking the child. 

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4. In 1928 people used machines for stretching. 

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5. Some girls doing gym to keep themselves slim. 

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6. In 1929, the practice of keeping oneself fit by dancing started. 

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7. In the 1930s, there were gyms in ships too, they were equipped with different types of equipment. 

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8. Fitness parades were also organized to motivate people to stay fit. 

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9. A fitness trainer getting women to exercise in 1936. 

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10. Women exercising to stay fit at a London college. 

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11. In the 1940s, the women of London used to put more emphasis on stretching. 

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12. The trend of doing gymnastics started in 1942. 

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13. Once upon a time, women used to exercise even while wearing make-up. 

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14. A dancer stretching.

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15. Yoga became quite famous in America in 1952. 

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16. In the 50s, women started exercising with the help of dumbbells. 

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17. In 1955, clothes for working out were also being designed. 

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18. Women also started wearing them in fitness classes.

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19. A girl exercising with the help of a hula-hoop. 

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20. In the 1960s, it became common for women to sweat in the gym. 

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21. Famous boxer Mohammad Ali training for the 1960 Olympics. 

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22. Taking fitness training at a beauty salon in New York in 1961. 

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23. In 1962, boys used to learn to climb up with a rope in the gym. 

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24. A woman exercising with a vibrating belt in 1968. 

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25. Dance and fitness started becoming popular again in the 70s. 

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26. Famous Hollywood actor/bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a woman exercise. 

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27. In 1976, the trend of Pilates returned. 

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28. The trend of doing Aerobics and Jazzercise started in 1977. 

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29. In 1979, fitness was also done through ballet dancing. 

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30. Spinning started appearing in every household of America in the 80s. 

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Looking at them, it seems as if the whole world was crazy about getting fitness even before.