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How Strength Training Promotes Health and Longevity

On March 5, 2018 by Matthew Chan

The benefits of exercise are well-known, but little attention has been given specifically to strength training, which has an array of health benefits that no other mode of exercise can provide. This article explores the roles that strength training plays in the amelioration of health, longevity, and quality of life.

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Strong Men Live Longer

On October 8, 2014 by Physical Culturist

The more weight men can shift with bench presses and the leg press, the longer their life expectancy. Muscle strength protects, especially against cancer, a team of Swedish and American health scientists discovered.

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Old Time Strongman Training Methods

On January 24, 2014 by Matthew Chan

Some insight on how old time strongmen trained to achieve their legendary physiques and strength!

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Old Time Strongman Diets

On January 13, 2014 by Matthew Chan

Some insight on how old time strongmen ate to achieve their legendary physiques and strength!

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Iron and the Soul (by Henry Rollins)

On January 8, 2014 by Physical Culturist

A classic article written by Henry Rollins about human transformation (physical, mental, spiritual) through lifting weights.

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The Body Shapes Of The World’s Best Athletes Compared Side By Side

On November 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

We’ve been fascinated with the ideal human form since ancient Greece and before, although that ideal form has been constantly changing. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons why Howard Schatz’s Athlete series is...

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The Squat: The Universal Movement

On November 9, 2013 by Matthew Chan

The Squat is a universal movement that all physical art forms share in one form or another. Various forms of the squat are used in martial arts, combat, dancing, yoga, qigong, gymnastics, aerobics,...

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Why Squatting Makes You Better At Life

On October 29, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Originally written by: Squat More Weightlifting Squatting is more than an exercise, it is a natural motion of the human body. It is how we can stretch our legs out from standing too...

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Beards Keep You Young, Healthy & Handsome, Says Science

On October 26, 2013 by Physical Culturist

It looks like powerlifters are on to something! Beards. Gentlemen, they’re not just for hipsters and the homeless any more. While both dead sexy and totally awesome, beards are also a boon to...

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What Does Physical Culture Mean To You?

On September 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

We posted a question on our facebook page, asking everyone what Physical Culture means to them. As Randy Roach puts it (author of Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors), In actuality, everyone practices their own...

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The Importance of Bicep Training

On September 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

For those of us who need an excuse to do curls for the gurls. BICEPS POWER written by by Doug Daniels source: Powerlifting USA Magazine, May 2010 – Vol. 33 No. 7 This...

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The Perfect Nap: Sleeping Is a Mix of Art and Science

On September 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Why Some Snoozing Sessions Leave You Groggy While Others Help Sleep experts break sleep down into several stages, which the brain cycles through roughly every 90 to 120 minutes. These stages are broadly...

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Yulia Vins, Russian Powerlifter Has the Face of a Porcelain Doll and the Body of an Amazon

On August 31, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Yulia Viktorovna Vins, or Julia Vins, as she is known in the online bodybuilding and powerlifting communities, is a 17-year old Russian powerlifter who recently shot to Internet fame after a series of...

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Top 10 Oldtime StrongWomen

On August 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Outdoor Life

On May 12, 2013 by Physical Culturist

By Bernarr Macfadden (Father of Physical Culture), 1922 Civilized man is an indoor animal. We no longer live in tree-tops nor even in caves, but in houses, and a great many of us...

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The Benefits of Squat Pooping

On May 2, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Squatting Just Ain’t for Exercise Anymore! Pooping in the squatting position improves elimination! Warning: Do not stand on your toilet when squat pooping. You risk breaking the toilet, and the cracked ceramic can...

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Why Should We Be Strong? (By George Hackenschmidt, 1908)

On January 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

It is well-known fact that the majority of men today are relatively weak, whereas the struggle for existence demands now more than at any previous epoch that we should all be strong! The...

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Suggestions About Sleep

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: Vitality Supreme (1915), by Bernarr Macfadden Click here to buy the full book! Sleep is one of the first essentials in maintaining or in building vitality. There are differences of opinion as...

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