Nick Offerman and Michelle Obama Take You Through Six Decades of Exercise Fads

With soundtracks to match


No single decade in recent memory has a monopoly on style. Or questionable exercise methods.

A new video, "The History of Exercise," stars Nick Offerman and Michelle Obama looking back on past—and present—contraptions for working out, as a way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Funny or Die and SS+K created the video for the government health organization and the First Lady's anti-childhood obesity campaign, "Lets Move!" It's not just about chuckling at dubious gym tools, though.

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