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The workout of the decades

  •  April 10, 2020


Headband, colorful gaiters and a lot of pose. The 80's workout and fussy style are still fresh in memory. Video that tells the evolution of 100 years of fitness recalls the fashion of exercise over the decades.

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Whether on the catwalks, on the streets and even in the gyms, each season has its style.


To recall a century of evolution in women's body care through exercise, the British health insurance company Benenden Health has produced a video telling this story.

In it we can see an interesting retrospective.

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1020s: Low Sweating Movements

In 100 seconds, we see how we move from the emphasis to ground stretching in the 1920s and 1930s, which sought to cause the least amount of perspiration. At this time, the music of fashion was Charleston.

In the 1950s, the innocent and popular hula hoop startled post-war depression and brought fun to the exercises.


Already in the 1970s, we saw the emergence of “jazz” classes, with music and models inspired by the dichotecs.

In the 1980s, the colorful aerobics was created, whose muses were the stars Jane Fonda and Olivia Newton-John.

Until we get to the lively and frantic zumba in the current years 2010.

Watch the fun video below.

100 Years of Fashion: Workout Style ★ Glam.com (April 2020)


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