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Crazy Fitness Fads You Might’ve Even Tried

Worshipping The ThighMaster

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We can credit the ThighMaster as a significant contributor to the “As Seen On TV” boom in the 1990s. If Suzanne Somers can get shapely thighs, so can you, right? Not exactly. The product sold millions of units through its successful, and somewhat controversial, late-night advertisements. However, they wound up just sitting in the closet and were never adopted by any gym class instructors. There’s a reason to avoid fitness products developed by Joshua Reynolds, creator of the Mood Ring.