The Hindu Priest created yoga
Hippocrates stated that walking is mans best friend, arguing for healthy and active lifestyle
The Roman Empire emphasized their military training to improve the troops physical fitness and better prepare them for battle
The Seven Deadly Sins were finalized by Pope Gregory and sloth was included as one
Dr. Thomas Cureton was dubbed the Father of Physical Fitness and developed many fitness tests still used today
President John F. Kennedy introduced the Presidents Counsel on Physical Fitness
Doctor Kenneth Cooper is recognized as the Father of Modern Fitness for his 18 books encouraging good health and proper fitness
Fitness associations such as ACE, ACSM and NSCA. All are still functioning today.
The 118th Boston Marathon took place, the best time being just over 2 hours and 8 minutes.