Time to grab the leg warmers and unitard as retro workout shows are about to make a huge comeback!
Fuse Sweat – a new (and free!) streaming channel that premiered this week on VIZIO SmartCast – is bringing back some of our favorites workouts from the ‘80s and ‘90s, including Sweatin’ to the Oldies, Buns of Steel, Gilad’s Bodies in Motion, along with workouts from Denise Austin and Jane Fonda.
In a statement to People, Richard Simmons, the iconic star of Sweatin’ to the Oldies revealed he is “very excited” his “groundbreaking” show will stream on Fuse Sweat.
“I am very excited that my groundbreaking fitness series of Sweatin to the Oldies still is so relevant and popular and I hope many new fans will discover these timeless classics,” Simmons said in a statement obtained by People.
“Fuse Sweat is a calorie-burning time machine for retro pop culture heads and fitness fans alike. Whether you roll out your exercise mat to join the workouts, or simply want to stay motivated through your work day with high energy music and our iconic fitness personalities, Fuse Sweat brings fun back to fitness,” said Fuse Media Head of Digital Patrick Courtney in a statement reported by People.
“VHS-era nostalgia is big, particularly for our young millennial and GenZ audience, and we predict an increase in leg warmer sales to quickly follow,” Courtney added.