The 25 Biggest Fitness Fads of All Time

If you’ve ever owned a television, chances are good you’ve seen your fair share of late-night infomercials hawking the latest and greatest fitness trend that will magically make you fit, healthy and happy (with the six-pack abs you’ve always wanted!). The products themselves may come and go, but fitness fads are here to stay, whether we like it or not. We here at Men’s Fitness decided it was time to gather up a definitive list of the 25 Biggest Fitness Fads of All Time. Now, that’s not to say all fads are bad things. There are a few things on this list that are truly helpful ways to keep your body in tip-top shape. Most fads, however, are just a way to get you to empty your wallet in the hopes of bulging biceps and shredded abs. So hike up your legwarmers, pop your ThighMaster between your legs, enjoy the list, and be sure to tell us in the comments which of these fads are currently collecting dust in your basement