Public displays of exercise routines were popular in the 20s and 30s.

Calisthenics became popular in the 1920s and 1930s and young women and men often participated in exercise routines in public places, behaviour which would have been unthinkable to their parents. This group of young Germans are having fun in a public park. The strange looking guy at the front seems to be the odd one out in the group. Was his female partner taking the photo thus leaving him to look like a fish out of water!


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