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7 Insane Weight Loss Methods from the Past

7 Insane Weight Loss Methods from the Past
Posted February 28th, 2014 @ 5:15am



It seems women have been trying to lose weight since the beginning of time. It makes me sad that we aren't happy with our bodies "just the way they are." If you think there are some crazy weight loss gimmicks out there now, wait until you hear what they used to do "back in the day."

According to The Huffington Post, here are 7 INSANE WEIGHT-LOSS METHODS FROM THE PAST:


1. The "Spot Reducer": In 1950, this aluminum and rubber gadget claimed to break down fatty tissue.

2. Wonder Sauna Hot Pants: These pants were made of heavy vinyl and forced you to sweat...helping you get rid of water weight and lose inches around your hips and thighs.

3. "Slenderizing Salons": In the 1940s, women voluntarily went to these places to have their fat "massaged" off. 




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