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What Exercise Machines Looked Like in the Victorian Era

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People have been health-conscious for centuries, and these black-and-white photographs from the Victorian Era prove it. The “mechanotherapy” machines were invented by Dr. Gustav Zander, a Swedish orthopedist.

(National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm/Caters News)
(National Museum of Science and Technology/Caters News)
(National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm/Caters News)
(National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm/Caters News)
(National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm/Caters News)
(National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm/Caters News)