Yes, that’s Olympic decathlon gold medalist Bruce Jenner with then-wife Linda Jenner, posing for one of the more suggestive covers we’ve ever run.

Stretching is indeed important, but we probably didn’t need to pose them head-to-crotch to get the point across.

There’s another joke in here somewhere about headbands and cheesy sweat suits, but as undignified as this looks, it’s damn near regal compared with Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E!

It’s also a history lesson for all you kids: The Kardashians’ step-dad, who was once considered the greatest athlete on the planet, not only graced a Wheaties’ box, but the cover of this very magazine as well. Go figure.


Pulp Friction

John Travolta’s line of fitness wear turned out to be nothing more than tank tops and very tight shorts and was a harbinger of things to come, namely, the obligatory celebrity clothing line.


You’re My Best Friend

We challenge you to look at the headline “Best Friends” towering over Lou and Carla Ferrigno jogging and not hear Queen playing in your head: “Oooh, you make me live now, honey…”

Mr. O, the Sommelier

Alcohol isn’t exactly conducive to muscle growth, but if wine in moderation was good enough for three-time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane (pre-contest!), you can make up your own mind.