The Start of Working Out

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Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton (August 1917 in Santa Monica, California – June was a professional strongwoman and forerunner of present day female bodybuilders, who became famous through her involvement with Muscle Beach in the Powerlifting, Bodybuilder, You Fitness, Fitness Models, Female Fitness, Fitness Diet, Retro Fitness, Muscle Fitness, Health Fitness

The Evolution of Weightlifting

What do you envision when you here the phrase "weight lifting"? Do you perhaps picture an olympic lifter performing a feat of strength in a copiously proportioned bar of iron, or perhaps a bodybuilder practicing his bicep curls in front of a mirror?...

Miss Muscle Beach of 1954 - hardly looks like women body builders today! Bodybuilder, Weight Lifting, Weight Training, Fitness Noir, Retro Fitness, Luis Gonzaga, Fitness Tips, Fitness Models, Female Fitness

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Mother-son team wins the 1959 Home Olympics. Retro Fitness, You Fitness, Fitness Tips, Fitness Motivation, Powerlifting Motivation, Family Fitness, Weight Training, Weight Lifting, Luis Gonzaga

Aw! This mother-son team wins the 1959 Home Olympics.

You know, back before color was around.

Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton (August 1917 in Santa Monica, California – June was a professional strongwoman and forerunner of present day female bodybuilders, who became famous through her involvement with Muscle Beach in the Powerlifting, Bodybuilder, You Fitness, Fitness Models, Female Fitness, Fitness Diet, Retro Fitness, Muscle Fitness, Health Fitness

Inspiration: Six Ways To Loose Weight Glamorously | The Glamorous Housewife

I have never written about my diet or exercising habits here on The Glamorous Housewife. Mainly because this isn’t a ‘diet’ blog and because I have never really had a weight ‘problem’. I did gain about 20 pounds after my second child, and loosing the weight was what was inspired me to begin dressing the way …

Marilyn Monroe: The Holiday Workout Rule 5 Holiday Workout, Candle In The Wind, Marilyn Monroe Photos, Norma Jeane, Guys Be Like, Rare Photos, Bombshells, American Actress, My Idol

Marilyn Monroe: The Holiday Workout Rule 5

During the Holiday Season the combination of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years, and for most areas not the best weather, leads to too much eating and drinking and not enough calories being burned off. And now with these new marijuana laws, for get about it! It is important to exercise! And as a vintage Rule 5, here is Marilyn Monroe to show you how. Time for a rest!

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Sometimes Pain is Good - Living Vintage

Sometimes pain is good. Let me tell you why.

Keeping in shape: From lifting weights to adjusting their hair, a new series of black and white photographs show pin-up models prepping for photoshoots Fitness Photography, Candid Photography, Black Pin Up, Black And White, 1950s Pin Up, Pin Up Looks, Women Lifting, Gym Decor, Strong Legs

1950s models do bench presses and leg lifts in candid shots

The intimate black-and-white snaps, uncovered by Tumblr user TimeTravelNow, show the women lifting weights, being fitted for costumes and doing their hair.

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