The Golden Age Of Girly Fitness: Get In Shape Girl And The Barbie…

If, like me, you were a wee child of the 80s, perhaps you remember the little-girl fitness videos that were all the rage. But was that Barbie workout the source of body anxiety to come? In hindsight, sure. » 3/16/10 6:30pm 3/16/10 6:30pm

Do You Like, Still Miss The '80s?

Two blasts from the past: First, remember the "Get In Shape, Girl" commercials which urged very young kids to think about their weight? Second: There's a Valley Girl musical remake in the works. Gag me! [Feministing, UPI] » 6/03/09 7:20pm 6/03/09 7:20pm

From Get In Shape Girl to Out Of Shape Woman

Remember this shit? I know the intentions were to get couch potato kids like myself of our asses, but I'm beginning to think it played a major role in my eventual insecurities. Just as I was becoming aware that I should never be happy with my weight (around the ripe old age of 8), my parents gave me the entire fucking… » 8/01/07 6:15pm 8/01/07 6:15pm