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Taking a walk break at the office? Study says you should do squats and lunges instead

On December 7, 2017 by Matthew Chan

The next time you decide to take a walk during work, you may want to opt for a set of squats and lunges instead. Here's why.

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Strength training helps older adults live longer

On November 28, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Older adults who met twice-weekly strength training guidelines had lower odds of dying in a new analysis by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Columbia University. The study is the first to demonstrate the association in a large, nationally representative sample over an extended time period, particularly in an older population.

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This Is What The World’s Oldest Person Eats Every Day

On November 24, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Beyond genetics and her resilient nature, Emma Morano contributed much of her long life to this single food.

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Why weight training is better for your waistline than running

On November 19, 2017 by Physical Culturist

A new Harvard study has found that weight training is a better way of keeping the middle-aged spread at bay than aerobic activity.

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Strength training + active lifestyle more than halves chance of diabetes

On November 16, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Half an hour of strength training per day, or three 50-minute sessions a week. That's the amount of strength training that reduces your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by a third. And if you do a bit of cycling, walking, swimming or running as well your chance of developing diabetes can go down by sixty percent, researchers at the University of Harvard discovered. They published their study in 2012 in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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The Opportunity Costs Of Healthy Living

On November 2, 2017 by Physical Culturist

In the health & fitness realm we battle opportunity costs all the time. It drives why we may hit up the pizza buffet rather than make an omelet, or why we’d choose to go exercise over going out drinking with our friends. Opportunity costs very much play a role in our ability to make healthy decisions and differ person to person.

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New Research Shows That Medicine Has Been Wrong About Fat Intake and Lifespan. Check this out.

On September 21, 2017 by Physical Culturist

According to a huge new study out of Canada, low-fat diets – even just diets low in saturated fat – are more likely to kill us. The study had another surprise for traditional dietitians, too. It showed that high-carb diets tend to send us to earlier graves, too.

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This is how physical exercise clears up tumours

On September 11, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Every session of fairly intensive physical exercise works like a mini chemotherapy course, we wrote recently. Physical exertion transforms the body into a hostile environment for cancer cells. An animal study that Danish researchers published in 2016 in Cell Metabolism tells how.

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Every intensive training session is a chemo lite

On September 7, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Every time you do intensive exercise, your body produces substances that kill cancer cells. The effect of a single session is limited, but the effect of a lifestyle that has included intensive exercise several times a week for years on end is probably considerable. Sports scientists at the University of Copenhagen discovered this.

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4 Reasons You Should Definitely Skip Cardio Today

On September 5, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Four reasons why cardio sucks, and what you should do instead.

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10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

On August 20, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

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People Who Post Their Fitness Routine to Facebook Have Psychological Problems

On August 16, 2017 by Physical Culturist

There is actual evidence which indicates that individuals who post “workout pics” to their social media accounts have real issues.

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How to Live a Long and Happy Life: Sage Advice of Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara

On August 9, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Some advice from 105-Year Old Japanese Doctor who studied longevity.

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Science Says Men Should Ejaculate 21 Times a Month—Here’s Why

On July 19, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Every guy should take his health into his own hands, literally.

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The Genetic Benefits of Eating Beef

On July 14, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Patrik Dahlin appeared on Super Human Radio and discussed a meta-analysis he authored comparing the health outcomes from adherence to a vegan/vegetarian diet –vs- an omnivorous diet. Many shocking things came from that discussion. The meta-analysis included over a quarter of a million human subjects.

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Can We Turn Couch Potato Kids Into Athletes?

On June 21, 2017 by Physical Culturist

There isn't a summer conditioning program better than a summer spent at the playground.

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How To Sculpt A Classic Physique – Tips From the King of Aesthetics

On June 3, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Bodybuilding legend Frank Zane shares how to build a timeless physique and keep it strong and ripped for the long haul. Read carefully!

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Walt Whitman’s Guide to Manly Health & Training

On April 23, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Fitness advice from the famous author’s 1858 manifesto.

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The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

On March 13, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

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Sex Appeal, Fitness, and Fat Shaming

On March 10, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Is our standard of beauty too harsh? Is leanness unfairly prized? Here's what science and history have to say about fitness, fatness, and our preferences.

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