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Women and fitness: 1930s advertisement (2nd of 2)

Women and fitness: 1930s advertisement

In 1939 Leah Taylor, owner of a women's fitness business in Auckland, advertised a course of treatment including exercises to promote weight loss and health, along with a range of relaxation, beauty and nutrition services. Many modern women's gyms take a similar approach.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Auckland Star, 11 March 1939, p. 16

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David Green, 'Gyms - Twentieth-century developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by David Green, published 5 Sep 2013