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Betty Weider at the 2011 Opening of the Joe and Betty Weider Museum of Physical Culture; the Wall of Icons panel for fitness star Jack LaLanne is in the background.

On the First Lady of Fitness, Betty Weider

Although Joe and Ben Weider are both widely recognized for their many contributions to fitness, most Americans know less about Betty Weider’s long involvement with fitness and the important role she played in launching the women’s fitness movement of the 1980s. This recent article does a nice job of highlighting some of her contributions. We...

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