The Fads of the 90s
With each decade, come new fads to follow. Whether it’s how to dress, how to fix your hair, which toys to buy, what games to play, or how to eat, each decade has a unique idea on what is “cool”.
Health & Exercise
Most people of the 90’s focused on making little changes involving diet and exercise to promote healthier lifestyles. Everyone was encouraged by health and welfare to make healthier food choices, and to follow new dietary guidelines that were created. Many people tried to view healthy foods in a positive way, in hopes of helping their bodies fight away common diseases. Cigarettes were banned from most restaurants, businesses, and on all domestic airline flights in the 90’s. Secondhand smoke became a big deal, and people were informed about the dangers and consequences. It was more common in the 90’s to ride a bike, rollerblade, or scooter to a friends house than it is today. One of the biggest aerobic activities teens, and young adults participated in was “blading”, which was high-speed rollerblading with a single line of wheels instead of the double-rowed wheels. Although the movement for healthy eating, and exercise didn’t make a huge impact, it helped everyone become more aware on how it could improve their lives.