The evolution of modern fitness

We’ve come along way in the last 100 years when it comes to nutrition and fitness. Back in 1904 we believed that an egg and a shot of brandy was the best thing to give a marathon runner nearing his finish line and if that didn’t work we’d give him some strychnine a.k.a rat poison!..Lovely! (see here for story)

Below is a great infographic showing the evolution of modern fitness covering the olympics in the 40’s to schwarzenegger’s pumping iron in the 70’s all the way to my personal favourite P90X.

The Evolution of Modern Fitness

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