It's the new year and many of us spend these days making foolish promises to ourselves that this is the time to finally get into shape. It's ok, it's time honoured tradition, our parents did it, their parents did it and in 2057 they'll be saying "I've got to lay off the zlorch and start working out on the phonebonerator more"
But enough about the future, let's look at what the 1970s had to offer when folks started going through their wish book in order to find the latest "get fit quick" scheme.
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