Fitness Fads Over The Years – What The Fitness EP 32

Fitness Fads Over The Years – What The Fitness EP 32

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The fitness industry has been around for quite some time now. So when a new “fitness fad” pops up. it’s nothing new. So today, we decided to do things a bit differently. We’re looking back at fitness fads throughout the years and seeing what is still relevant today, and what crazy ideas people actually bought into. Let’s travel back in time, for a new episode of ‘What The Fitness’

insider article:
https://www.insider.com/popular-fitness-trends-every-year-roundup-2017-11

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50 Comments

  1. TotalBodyLab on October 14, 2021 at 10:57 am

    My favorite WTF episode 😂



  2. jessica tiseo on October 14, 2021 at 10:58 am

    my mom had an ab roller lolol and slim fast.. those were the days, pre social media



  3. AVRIL VAZ on October 14, 2021 at 10:58 am

    You are hilarious! Love the fun element in your videos😂😂😂



  4. Phil on October 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    I hate how crossfit continues to say it incorporates gymnastics. Start doing backflips on a balance beam and you can call it that, otherwise you’re just using rings for your calisthenics.

    Also, the fittest on earth shouldn’t need to cheat reps.



  5. Jon Hernandez on October 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    P90x and Zumba were both effective because people enjoyed doing those workouts which ended up with them burning extra calories. Did anyone hear Norton make an argument against them or did he just simply ridicule them because he personally didn’t like them?



  6. Brandon Richard on October 14, 2021 at 11:00 am

    The best way to incorporate dance into any lifting routine is to crank up some Napalm Death or Sepultura and solo mosh before attempting a deadlift PR



  7. Jon Siegrist on October 14, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Kinda want one of those Jane Fonda hoodies



  8. Jonathan Whaley on October 14, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Can’t believe they left out Richard Simmons and Billy Blanks



  9. Cookie Monster on October 14, 2021 at 11:01 am

    I disagree swamp thing was pretty lean even during off season!



  10. Mindy Christopher on October 14, 2021 at 11:02 am

    Please do a video on pure barre!



  11. Clinton De Abreu on October 14, 2021 at 11:02 am

    CrossFit was great in the beginning when trainers were trained properly, it all went to sh!t when they started dishing out training certificates like they were complimentary peanuts a local bar.

    You are right on the timeline, think I started CrossFit in 2003/4, when it got to South Africa.



  12. Sebastian Otero on October 14, 2021 at 11:02 am

    😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 had to watch that last part like four times



  13. James Luscombe on October 14, 2021 at 11:05 am

    Layne, would be great to see you do a video on Greg Glassman and / or CrossFit???



  14. Alyosha on October 14, 2021 at 11:05 am

    It’s just like with diets: adherence is king (for those who just want to stay fit/healthy).

    You don’t meed an optimal protocol to get healthy. Not that many people enjoy working out on their own in my experience, hence the popularity of team sports, group exercises, dance routines etc. As long as they don’t claim it’ll make you look like an ifbb pro, more power to them. Better than most gym staff who’ll have old ladies do bicep curls and chest flies.



  15. Chris Serpicø on October 14, 2021 at 11:06 am

    Hey Layne – can you make a video on Paul Saladino’s claim that linoleic acid makes you fat?
    https://youtu.be/gjb41FFR1C8



  16. Tori Ahrens on October 14, 2021 at 11:07 am

    I love the ab roller, honestly. . .



  17. James S on October 14, 2021 at 11:07 am

    NASM actually promotes vibration trainers in their most recent addition. That was when I knew I just wasted my money on that stupid course. By working out on a vibrating platform it’s supposed to create a different stimulus that is better. seemed stupid enough to me to skip over



  18. Graeme Bauer on October 14, 2021 at 11:07 am

    Layne, If you’re looking for inspiration for more What The Fitness content. Then look no further than "2 Fit Docs". There’s a treasure trove of content on the channel to feature on What The Fitness.



  19. R G on October 14, 2021 at 11:08 am

    "Australia of all places" what are ya trying to say!!



  20. Diana Gomez on October 14, 2021 at 11:09 am

    Lmao the intro and outro music 👌🏼👌🏼



  21. Jeffrey Bland on October 14, 2021 at 11:09 am


  22. michael feaster on October 14, 2021 at 11:11 am

    Dude.. You forgot..
    Total Gym
    Ab-Glider
    Soloflex
    Bowflex
    Bullworker
    Body Step
    Stair Climber
    Susan Powter Stop the Madness
    Sweating to the oldies RichardSimmon
    Fat-Free craze



  23. Metabolism Mastered on October 14, 2021 at 11:12 am

    The end was by far the best



  24. Jake Bell on October 14, 2021 at 11:12 am

    Now that was some entertaining shit! Where was the Ab Crunch, haha.



  25. Brian Mcbee on October 14, 2021 at 11:14 am

    You should still try to do a debate with Jason even though he is still a douche bag



  26. Beth Hallock on October 14, 2021 at 11:15 am

    I took a bootcamp class one time maybe 10 years ago. When the instructor broke out the hula hoop I was gone.



  27. Matt Banks on October 14, 2021 at 11:19 am

    Standing in the video. I like that. Way too many fitness enthusiast sit down it’s just not normal to me



  28. youngbill06 on October 14, 2021 at 11:20 am

    Hey Layne, wondering if you could do a video comparing the health benefits of cardio vs. resistance training one day. Not saying anyone should do only one of the two but more what you should prioritize if you need to do so. Appreciate your work.



  29. Reed B on October 14, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Layne, what are your thoughts on the validity of Jose Antonio’s protein overfeeding studies in regards to their applicability to bulking?
    Their discussions speculate that gluconeogenesis only occurs if there is a need for glucose (via glucagon signaling). Therefore, excess calories from protein in a cut will still count towards energy balance, but excess energy from protein in a bulk isn’t utilized. This would allow people to more easily match their effective energy intake during a bulk to their potentially variable TDEE; days where they have a higher TDEE there would be more gluconeogenesis and days where they have a lower TDEE there is less gluconeogenesis, leading to minimized fat gain during a bulk.



  30. Paul X on October 14, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Yeah but that vibrating belt looks like it would feel great on your back



  31. Shin C on October 14, 2021 at 11:24 am

    Lol @ incorporating dance with lifting weights



  32. Tatum on October 14, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Where’s TaeBo?



  33. Martin Kleingeld on October 14, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Very funny



  34. Jimmie Cooksworth on October 14, 2021 at 11:32 am

    Damn! when I was a kid my grandmother had one of those vibrating belt things in her basement. I never knew what the hell it was till now thank you biolayne!



  35. Canadian Superman on October 14, 2021 at 11:33 am

    I am so old hahaha i remember all those……i did P90X3 at 45y old for 3 months after that i was wasted and had knee pain, lots of twisting etc…



  36. Manuel Klimt on October 14, 2021 at 11:34 am

    You don’t know Euro training he us dancing and lifting weights.



  37. spencer unrau on October 14, 2021 at 11:35 am

    That Russell’s teapot reference. I approve!



  38. Faraz Qazi on October 14, 2021 at 11:38 am

    What about "insanity" and Sean T?



  39. Richard Dufresne on October 14, 2021 at 11:38 am

    Vibration device is still being sold, by the way ! 😜 Look -> https://powerfitelite.com/



  40. Realism on October 14, 2021 at 11:39 am

    Layne Norton’s mind ‘Every diet is a fad. There is no diet humans evolved to eat. I don’t care how our ancestors ate even though that literally is the best indicator of what I should be eating, and though I know with 100% certainty that they didn’t have what we have today, elimination diets are stupid. All that matters are calories. Macros mean nothing except for protein. There’s nothing special about fasting even though “studies show” that it conserves muscle way better and doesn’t make your metabolism slower. I refuse to run an n=1 experiment becaue I’m scared it will make my little rigid theory fall apart.’



  41. Candi Pauline on October 14, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Bombshell definitely recommends waist trainers, I use to be apart of their team



  42. Adleen Veronica on October 14, 2021 at 11:42 am

    Here because of Greg Doucette. If the doc thinks this guy is legit then here we go.



  43. KamoGaming [ かも] on October 14, 2021 at 11:43 am

    ab roller, p90x. god what a time to watch tv and get blasted by this stuff



  44. Alex Andrews on October 14, 2021 at 11:44 am

    P90X was actually my first REAL exposure to hard workouts, I just messed around with calisthenics and machines before that. There’s a lot wrong with its programming for muscle but I sure did lose fat!



  45. Marie-Anne Carlson on October 14, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Spot reduction🤦‍♀️ Can we say a prayer for the women who won’t lift for fear of getting bulky but will do sit-ups to shrink their waists.



  46. Carlos San Juan on October 14, 2021 at 11:48 am

    I knew he was gonna’ throw some dancing in there 😂💪



  47. Magic Beans on October 14, 2021 at 11:48 am

    4:30 – “Before becoming an actress…” Jane Fonda had already won two Oscars as Actress in a Leading Role (Klute, 1972 and Coming Home, 1979) before the home video gig. Back in the day you had to do things to become famous and get endorsement deals.



  48. Delphoene Evenhuis on October 14, 2021 at 11:49 am

    I’m surprised Tai Bo wasn’t in there, that was fun! Gyms in my town still offer Zumba classes. I tried it via a friend’s DVD, I am way too unco for that!
    Could you put together a group fitness class, based on a bodybuilding posing routine? Could be a fun way for 1st time competitors to practice posing & get some cardio in between.



  49. Laser Fuse on October 14, 2021 at 11:50 am

    I remember working out at Carlos Rodriquez’s Sportsworld Fitness Center in Tucson, Arizona back in 1988. He was a bodybuilder and winner of the 1978 Mr. Universe. There was a warehouse next door. I remember looking inside and seeing hundreds of those fat vibrating machines. I wonder what the story was behind it?



  50. Frank Oliveri on October 14, 2021 at 11:50 am

    What, no Sweating to the Oldies?