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7 Signs Your Diet Stinks

On January 13, 2017 by Physical Culturist

If your diet is bad, it can have far reaching effects on your overall health. Foods that lack proper nutrients and are filled with toxins can cause you long term problems. Here are 7 signs that your diet stinks.

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2 Ways to Fight Sitting Disease

On October 19, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Forced to sit four or more hours a day? It doesn't matter how much you exercise, it'll still hurt you. Here are 3 practical solutions.

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5 Lessons on Living a Long, Healthy Life, from a 90-Year-Old

On April 12, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Daniela Naidu shares her 90-year-old grandmother's secrets to longevity!

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The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

On March 31, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Mmm... noodles.

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This simple test will tell you when you’ll die. Do you dare try it?

On March 27, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Give it a try!

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This Is What Your Farts Reveal About Your Health

On January 24, 2016 by Physical Culturist

This is actually what your farts indicate about the overall health of your body.

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Get Fit, Delay Aging

On December 26, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Researchers at the Kronos Longevity Research Institute discovered that the fitter you are, the more protective antioxidants your body makes.

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No Soap, No Shampoo, No Problem: Why Some Paleo Followers Are Shunning Conventional Hygiene Products

On December 21, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Bacteria-rich skin is healthy skin, they say, but is it worth the stink to get it?

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Here Is Why Some Indigenous Cultures Have No Back Pain

On December 4, 2015 by Physical Culturist

One-half of working Americans experience back pain symptoms each year while one-third of Americans older than mid-50s suffer from chronic pain in their neck or back. Looking at these statistics, it is hard to believe that back pain is literally nonexistent in some indigenous cultures and their spine discs show almost no signs of degeneration even in older ages.

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Sitting All Day Is Dangerous Even If You Work Out

On November 23, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you think that going to the gym 3 times a week or walking to work and back everyday or enough significantly reduce your risk of mortality, think again. Many of us spend the majority of the day sitting down at work.

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Regular Exercise Will Make You Live Longer and Stay Independent Longer

On October 21, 2015 by Physical Culturist

One of the biggest risk factors for death in the population today is a low level of physical fitness. Regular training where you strive to increase or at least maintain your athletic abilities means that your physical fitness will remain higher and you will live longer!

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What Sleep Deprivation Actually Does To Your Brain

On October 18, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Have you been feeling extra drowsy lately? Or just having a difficult time sleeping in general? You may want to consider doing something about it, as a lack of sleep is actually extremely detrimental to your health and mental well-being.

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Afternoon Nap Helps You Live Longer

On October 13, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Looking for a habit that will help you reach a ripe old age with little effort? Make sure you get a short siesta every afternoon. According to researchers at the University of Athens, an afternoon nap is the secret to the fabulously high age reached by the oldest inhabitants of the island of Ikaria.

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Hard Workers Live Longer

On October 12, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Some say that hard workers work themselves to death, but according to psychologists at the University of California the reverse is actually true.

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Stand Up Straight

On August 1, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The importance of posture.

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7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

On July 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

You've been misled by dumb dietitians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.

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Average American woman now weighs as much as average 1960s man – CDC

On June 16, 2015 by Physical Culturist

New statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that American women are heavier than they have ever been before.

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Resistance Training and Cardio Training Offer Protection Against Burnout

On June 15, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Employees, freelance workers and entrepreneurs are less likely to succumb to a burnout if they do an intensive training session twice a week. Psychologists at the University of New England in Australia discovered that both strength training and cardio training reduce the chances of having a burnout.

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The Importance Of Sleep Quality And How To Improve It

On June 14, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Nothing is as frustrating as poor sleep. Even though we practice sleeping every night, practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect. Keeping track of where and how you sleep will reveal what factors are at the root of poor sleep. Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning a good night's rest...

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Extra Hour Sleep Raises Testosterone Level By 12 percent

On June 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Aging men's testosterone decline is largely due to the fact that older men sleep less well than younger men.

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Your Handshake Tells The Story of Your Health

On May 14, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The firmness of your hand grip is better than your blood pressure at assessing your health, Hamilton researchers have found, and reduced muscular strength, measured by your grip, is consistently linked with early death, disability and illness.

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Red Blood Cell Width Distribution: another way in which resistance training extends life expectancy

On May 6, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The size of your red blood cells says something about your health. If they are all about the same size then the chance that you'll develop fatal cardiovascular disease is pretty small. How come this happens? We don't know. Sports scientists at the University of Mississippi in the US have discovered that resistance training keeps red blood cells pretty much an even size. And how come this happens? We don't know this either.

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Strong Muscles, Strong Immune System

On April 3, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The riper the age you reach, the worse your immune system functions, and it declines more each year. At a certain point it becomes so weak that a simple cold can mean the end. In 1999 researchers at the University of Bologna in Italy published an epidemiological study that suggests you can halt the decline of the immune system by doing resistance training.

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Muscle Mass Extends Life Expectancy

On March 30, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you do heavy physical work or weight training, you'll not only make your body more muscled and stronger, but you'll also make it last longer. Muscle mass extends life expectancy write researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine in the American Journal of Medicine.

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The Root of ALL Chronic Disease and How YOU Can Save Your Life

On March 6, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Almost all of the chronic health problems and diseases that face people these days can be attributed to one common factor: an impaired digestive system. knowing the causes of and how to prevent an impaired digestive system can literally save your life.

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