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.