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Choose from 145 pictures in our Fitness collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Czech Republic - 10th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1938 Featured Print

Czech Republic - 10th All Sokol Rally in Prague 1938

A rally to promoting public exercise as a way to stimulate national self importance (through organised gymnastic and athletic demonstrations - usually mass-participation). The Sokol (which translates as Falcon') arose as the first Czech Gymnastic organisation in the 1860s. Between the First and Second World Wars the organisation grew to have a million members. The Sokol programmes were organised to have mass appeal across all strata of Czech society and across all age groups. Miroslav Tyrs (1832 -1884) (pictured top right) was a key exponent of this approach and is duly being honoured by the ranks of passing Sokol participants. Tyrs believed that a nation must be physically fit, morally on a high plane and intelligent in order to secure independence and retain it. Elevated to Doctor of Philosophy at Charles University and a member of the Education Staff of Riegers Encyclopedia, Tyrs formulated his Sokol plan, creating an entirely new gymnastic terminology. The next twenty years of his life were devoted to Sokol. He was the first Physical Director, editor of the Sokol paper and creator of calisthenics and exercises, placing the whole system on a firm scientific basis. This card commemorates 20 years of the event. Date: 1938

Advert for Terrys exerciser for men 1939 Featured Print

Advert for Terrys exerciser for men 1939

Christmas gift ideas from Herbert Terry exercisers, including steelstrand expander, golfer pocket wrist exerciser, spring grip dumbbells, exercises rowing machine and a toast rack for when you have finished with the exercising! Date: 1939

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

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Prunella Stack - Leader of Womens League of Health & Beauty Featured Print

Prunella Stack - Leader of Womens League of Health & Beauty

Prunella Stack - Leader of The Women's League of Health & Beauty, The mortimer Halls, 43 Great Portland Street, W1, London - Aim of the League was: Racial Health and the Founder was Prunella's Mother Mrs Bagot Stack. Her vision was of a league of women who will renew their energy in themselves and for themselves day by day. She believed completely in the power of women to make the world a better place to live in. Now called The Fitness League, Prunella continued to be actively involved with the League until her death in 2010. Her granddaughter Saba Douglas Hamilton is now our President. Date: circa 1936

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection