I was thinking to myself the other day, just when did this craze for fitness and health start becoming popular. It was well before my time, that’s for sure, but to put my finger on the exact period of time is a little harder. In the early 80’s (or was it the late 70’s) there was a song by Olivia Newton-John called ‘Let’s Get Physical and she was dressed like that early TV fitness guru Richard Simmons with a headband and lycra tights and some crazy aerobics. I think there was a general awareness though, well before that. [Read more…]
Chip Hawkins isn’t a man to harbour many regrets, but as an up-and-coming player in the fitness gadget sector there is a little something niggling him.
From ‘arm bikes’ to ropeless skipping, we investigates the latest fitness fads