A Brief History Of Physical Fitness

Since the beginning of time, people have found ways to stay fit. During the prehistoric era, man would spend a big portion of their time hunting. Unlike today, prehistoric man did not have access to rifles and shotguns. In fact, their hunting gear was limited to spears and complex techniques. It required a lot of... Continue Reading →

JFK’s Fitness Programme (1961-1962)

Part of a mid-century scare about America's children and the future of the American military, the following post details the 35th President of the United States, J. F. Kennedy's efforts to test and improve the population's health. The previous decade had seen the roll out of mass physical testing requirements for American schoolchildren, a point... Continue Reading →

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