While your New Year's resolution to get back in shape is commendable, there's gotta be a better way than on one of these ludicrous dry land swimming trainers. Our friends at Oobject have assembled a dozen of the most outlandish examples.

Be sure to also dive into these abandoned swimming holes and awesome private pools.

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Triton Fitness Swim Trainer

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Cage for Virtual Swimming Across the Pacific

Vasa Ergometer

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Vasa Swim Bench

White Dolphin Power Bench

Basically a couple of rowing machines linked together.

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Virtual Reality Swimming System

1934 US Swimming Machine

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Stretchcordz Breaststroke Machine

1931 German Swim Machine

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Weba Swim Ergometer

James Davis Dry Swim Trainer Video

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