Biggest Fitness Gurus of All Time

Arnold Schwarzenegger

In 1980, the multi-hyphenate fitness star returned from retirement to compete for Mr. Olympia. He was also training for a movie. Despite his busy schedule, he won his last tournament title.

Olivia Newton-John

Her worldwide hit "Physical" was not a fitness instructor. The top-charting music inspired everyone to dance, sweat, and become physical.

Suzanne Somers

Her exercise infomercials and 'Thighmaster' sponsorships made the Three's Company actress a fitness star. She's written multiple bestsellers on weight reduction, nutrition, and health.

Gilad Janklowicz

The longest-running US fitness program, Bodies In Motion, debuted in 1983. The Israeli fitness teacher presented the long-running program, Total Body Sculpt with Gilad, and over 30 exercise DVDs.

Raquel Welch

The actress' 1984 Total Beauty and Fitness Program was a hit. Yoga poses made it innovative.

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda Workout, the most popular workout series, has sold over 17 million copies worldwide. In the 1980s, she persuaded many Americans to purchase their first VCRs to follow her aerobics-based workouts at home.

Heather Locklear

In her Personal Training Sessions training videos, the actress and model wore vibrant leotards.

Alyssa Milano

After Who's The Boss, adolescent Alyssa Milano entered fitness. Alyssa Milano Teen Steam Workouts, aimed for 1980s spandex-loving teens, launched in 1988.

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