The Chamber Horse: A Nineteenth Century Exercise Machine

Chamber Horse

Before there were elliptical trainers and stairclimbers, wealthy people in Britain exercised on chamber horses:

[...] the user sat on the seat and bounced up and down on the concertina springs as if trotting on a horse. Horse riding was considered a form of healthy exercise.

Link | Photo: Christie's

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