16 Crazy Vintage Fitness Ads

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3. Vintage fitness machines for men

Men were expected to be naturally brawny and strong and to have a lean muscular physique.  Men who didn’t naturally look like this were sold on cheesy workout equipment that didn’t do much for them.

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4. Flesh reducer

This rubber contraption helped get rid of your fleshy spots— like ankles, bras, and even chins.  This was like the early version of a sweat suit.

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