22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

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Despite the fact that fitness, shaping and other figure improvement programs have become popular only in recent decades, the desire to look attractive in the eyes of men has been characteristic of women from time immemorial. These photos of a century or almost a century ago are clear proof of that. We offer to see how the fair sex tried to get in shape at the beginning of the last century.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Women with dumbbells. 1909.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Wooden treadmills. The 1920s

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

A woman on the first Gustav Zander simulator in recent history. The end of the 19th century.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Treadmill. 1934.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Innovative simulator. 1930.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

The girls train at one of the British colleges. 1933.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Vibromassager at the Zander Institute in Berlin. 1928.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

83-year-old Mrs. Acland works out with her instructor on simulators. 1961.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

A girl demonstrates the work of a simulator for football players from the Arsenal team, London 1932.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Exercises that housewives were recommended to do while making the bed. 1935.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Women on exercise bikes in the gym on board the Homeric liner in 1922.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

The girls work out in the gym under the supervision of an instructor. The photo was taken on board the Duchess of Bedford in 1931.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Simulator simulating rowing. Around 1920.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Physical education classes in the backyard of a girls' school. 1905.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Exercise bike. 1930.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like Gym. 1920s.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

"For 20 minutes every morning" — actress Helen Chadwick demonstrates how she keeps herself in shape.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

Passengers of the famous "Titanic" on exercise bikes.

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

"Rowing" simulator. 1928

22 retro photos - what the fitness of the early 20th century looked like

A specially designed fat-busting device in a New York gym. 1930.

In 1928, the famous American attraction "kicking bull" was used as a simulator in one of the halls of California.

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