Members of the Monkwearmouth school netball teams being put through their paces by Kelly Kirk from the Outdoor Fitness Company. Were you in the picture nine years ago?
Members of the Monkwearmouth school netball teams being put through their paces by Kelly Kirk from the Outdoor Fitness Company. Were you in the picture nine years ago?

Shaping up in fantastic style: Are you pictured in one of these Sunderland fitness scenes from our archives?

The country is being encouraged to shape up as we return to a level of normality after the pandemic – and they could do worse than following the example of these Sunderland fitness lovers.

Saturday, 22nd August 2020, 7:00 am

Take a look at Wearside people who showed just how fitness is done in this series of nostalgic photos from the Echo archives.

We have chosen a world record attempt, a hula hoop fitness session and a tyre-pushing challenge.

There’s lots more as well but why not take a look for yourself and see if any of these retro photos help to shape up your memories of these events.

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