Slender fast bodies could escape sabre-tooth tigers, but heavier bodies could survive cold winters!
A time of great artistic and scientific discovery. Chiseled marble statues represent perfection, and perfect proportions.
Men’s fashion went wild and slender bodies were in! Lace cuffs, knee-length breeches, ruffles, frills, make up, high heels, and big wigs
A wider waist and bigger belly meant you were wealthy. A ‘Fat man club’ opens in America.
Most men were very lean. ‘Strong men’ were entertainers who toured with ‘freak shows’. They would wow crowds with feats of strength.
Hollywood old-school glamour was in and slender actors were favoured because the camera reportedly adds 10 kilos.
John Lennon, Mick Jagger…the time of skinny music hippies with long hair.
Return of the beef cake: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone are centre-stage.
The internet pressures men to have everything. Muscly, but not too muscly, stylish, tall, tan with impeccable hair. But don’t look like you’re not trying too hard. Exhausted yet?