Developed by Jake Steinfeld, this series of workout videos became a brand with Steinfeld selling fitness equipments.
Jake Steinfeld has been known to have helped Harrison Ford get physically fit for Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Steinfeld even lent his voice to one of the characers of the animated film, Ratatouille.
Instead of going to the roller rink, people used this fun activity to tone their leg muscles.
Roller Skates were made popular when Olivia Newton-John appeared on the cover of People magazine wearing a pair. The sport became a craze among personalities such as Cher, John F Kennedy Jr., and Andy Warhol.
Which military-inspired fitness camp claimed to get you fit in four to six weeks?
Started as a fad in 1990s, Boot Camps were loosely based on military training and were conducted in groups usually led by an ex-military instructor. This fitness fad faded away in the 2000s, but is slowly making a comeback now.
Which fitness routine is similar to yoga and was developed by Joseph Pilates?
Developed in the early 20th century, Pilates is one of the few fitness fads that have sustained over the years. New-age Pilates involves the use of apparatuses such as resistance bands, foam rollers, and weighted balls.
Which brand created the once popular Cross-Country Skier machine?
NordicTrack went into loss and filed for bankruptcy in 1995. In 1998, they shut down all their retail stores, but continued to make traditional exercise equipment such as exercise bikes and treadmills.
This latest fitness routine promises to turn the most hardcore couch potato to a marathon runner.
This fitness routine involves working your way up to five kilometers by alternately walking and running over a period of nine weeks. Celebrity talk show host and comedian Jimmy Fallon has recently joined the Couch to 5K bandwagon.
Jeff Costa launched this sizzling version of aerobics on a pole.
Although Jeff Costa started the fad in 2001, it became more popular when celebrity Carmen Electra started her own video series titled Aerobic Striptease. After that, nearly every local gym starting a pole dancing class.
This high-intensity branded fitness regime uses weights, kettlebells, benches, racks, and medicine balls in a space called the “box”.
Greg Glassman developed CrossFit. It is a registered trademark under CrossFit, Inc, which Glassman and Lauren Jenai founded in 2000 in California. With over 9,000 boxes worldwide, the regime's celebrity endorsers include pop artist Kelly Clarkson.
This aerobics exercise was originally inspired by the various styles of Latin American dance.
Created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto "Beto" Pérez in the 1990s, Zumba was originally performed mostly to Latin American dance music. Now, Zumba can be performed to any kind of music using any dance form, given that it involves fast and sl
These wearable trackers can track your steps, measure your heart rate, count the number of calories burned, and quality of your sleep.
Fitbit launched the very first wearable fitness trackers in 2009. Over the years, various competitors have sprung up such as Jawbone Up, the Nike FuelBand, the Apple Watch Sport, and the Samsung Gear Fit2.
All of us who had a television around remember those late night infomercials that sold the latest fitness trends to make us healthier, happier, and fitter pretty quickly than we could imagine. How many of these fitness fads do you remember?
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