Stephanie Limiti is a born and raised New Yorker living out her dreams of palm trees and sunshine in Los Angeles. When she's not zenned out in yoga class, she's reading biographies and volunteering at dog rescue shelter. Follow her on Instagram.

5 Pieces of Vintage Exercise Equipment We’re So Glad Don’t Exist Anymore

Which is why I’d be remiss, as an avid exerciser and class attendee, if I didn’t do a little research on some of the exercise equipment of the past. With advertisements doting ridiculous promises and machines that didn’t do a thing, it’s hard not to enjoy taking a look back at how people used to work out. Keep reading for a hilarious peek into what exercising looked like back in the day.