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7 Vintage Ads You Won't Believe Existed

Slim-Gym

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Who doesn't love a good throwback? Baby pictures aside, old-school fitness ads provide some of the best vintage gems out there. We gathered seven of the most memorable for you to laugh—or cringe—about. It's hard to believe some these ads actually ran, but for purely entertainment reasons today, we're so glad they did.

Fact of the day: There was something called a Slim Gym that wasn't meant to be eaten.

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Beauti-Bells

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These Beauti-Bells would have zero chance today.

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Wicked

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If only all workouts could be this wicked.

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Jazzercise

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How could you not want to be in a class with these smiling faces?

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Skinny and Fit?

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When being "fit" meant not being skinny.

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Super Fitness

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Where can we get this deal?

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Milk: It Does a Body Good

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