Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

12 Bizarre Weight-Loss Methods From The Past.

Men and women across the United States were relying on vibration belts to burn excess fat.

The machine was invented in the late 1800s, but they didn't become a hit until the 1950s. Essentially, you wrapped the belt around the part you wanted to get slimmer. Then you'd turn the machine on and you'd jiggle the fat away. Sadly, the results left users feeling underwhelmed.

Men and women across the United States were relying on vibration belts to burn excess fat.

Sauna Pants were the latest rage for people dieting back in the 1970s, but they weren't very stylish.

Sauna suits were worn during a workout so that the person's body would sweat more. The only thing this did was to dehydrate the person wearing it. The makers of the garment even claimed that you could just wear it if you wanted to lose nine inches off of your tummy.

Sauna Pants were the latest rage for people dieting back in the 1970s, but they weren't very stylish.

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