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6 Vintage Photos That'll Bring You Back To Gym Class

02/19/2015 06:45 am ET | Updated Feb 19, 2015

These days, gym classes are becoming a rarity in schools (along with art class, electives and extracurriculars). While the curriculum and quality could vary -- I distinctly remember a gym class unit focused on square dancing, which was more like an exercise in teenage disdain -- physical education did offer a way to work out the excess energy that anyone under 17 is lucky enough to have.

We're taking a look back at gym class with this round-up of vintage photos from the 50s, 60s, 70s and early 80s. Tell us: What do you remember about physical education?

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