The '80s, man. People thought the '70s were pretty bad when it came to fashion, but the '80s tried everything possible to be even worse.
Especially in the realm of women's workout gear. In case you've forgotten, here are ten reminders from the weird, wonderful Tumblr page of Retrospace.
10. Stop staring at me!!
Yeah, the "crotch in your face" angle is strange, but it's the very weird eyes that go the extra mile in creeping you out.
9. This goes here, then over there, then through the loop...
The instructions on how to put this thing on seem so complex it would hardly be worth the effort just to do curls with six-ounce weights.
8. Underarms are sexy
Whether you're a "cover girl" or "panther," you seem highly frightened by your surroundings and a little too preoccupied with your underarms.
7. Who's got the bigger bulge?