Health and Hygiene



7 Benefits of Sleeping Naked

On October 12, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Studies show only 10% of people sleep in the nude, and this is surprising especially with all the wonderful benefits that come along with sleeping in the buff. If the thoughts of sleeping in the nude are not very appealing to you, here are seven reasons that will have you convinced!

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Walking Is The Superfood of Fitness, Experts Say

On October 11, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Walking may never become as trendy as CrossFit, as sexy as mud runs or as ego-boosting as Ironman races but for fitness experts who stress daily movement over workouts and an active lifestyle over weekends of warrior games, walking is a super star.

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Oil Pulling: Ancient Secret for Optimal Health

On September 21, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Oil pulling is an ancient Indian folk remedy first mentioned in the early Ayurvedic text, the Charaka Samhita, which was believed to have been written approximately 1500 years ago. One oil pulls by simply swishing a tablespoon of oil (sesame, coconut and sunflower are commonly recommended) in one’s mouth for approximately 15-20 minutes on an empty stomach and then spitting it out.

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10 Health Benefits of Cold Showers

On July 17, 2014 by Physical Culturist

How many of us can actually say that we take regular cold showers? If you’re from a colder climate, the number is likely to be even less. However, cold showers and baths have a long history in many cultures, and for good reason. Here are 10 health benefits of cold showers!

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Grow Muscle, End Disease, Live Longer

On May 25, 2014 by Physical Culturist

You can easily affect mitochondrial health and density through exercise and dietary manipulation. This article will discuss the importance of mitochondrial health and its relation to strength performance and longevity, and how to acquire it.

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What Your Poop and Pee are Telling You about Your Body

On April 3, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Have you ever wondered if your poop looked “normal,” but were too embarrassed to ask anyone else what their poop looks like? Or has your pee ever smelled a bit putrid? Well don’t worry, because here is a guide to anything and everything you may have wondered about your pee, and yes, your poop.

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The 7 Things I Did To Lose 220 Pounds Without Dieting (by Jon Gabriel)

On March 21, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Jon Gabriel describes the 7 things he did to lose 220 pounds without dieting. Apply these tips into your own lifestyle to improve your health and body composition!

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10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brain That You Can Do Everyday

On February 17, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Our brains are by far our most important organs. Here are 10 of the most surprising things our brains do and what we can learn from them.

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The Flu is Not A Season!

On February 12, 2014 by Physical Culturist

The flu is an inability to ADAPT due to decreased sun exposure, water intake combined with increased sugar intake and stress. Create Resistance. Create Health!

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This Chinese Herbalist Lived To Be 256 Years Old & Here Are His Secrets

On February 11, 2014 by Physical Culturist

According to the official records, Chinese herbalist Li Ching-Yuen lived to be 256 years old. How did he do that?

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10 Tips From A Shaolin Monk On How To Stay Young Forever

On January 11, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Written by a monk who was a great martial artist and scholar, here he gives advice to lay people as to how to stay young and healthy.

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6 Signs Your Body Is Telling You Something and Why Not To Ignore It

On December 19, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn't just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals (think of them as gentle biological taps on the shoulder) letting us know that something is amiss.

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Benefits of Fat Loss

On December 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Fat loss is not only about aesthetics; it’s also about health and overall well-being! Here are some interesting health benefits from losing excess body fat!

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Tired All The Time? Try This!

On November 23, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: LifeExtension Written by: By Michael A. Smith, MD How to Manage Adrenal Fatigue Naturally Although the human body is pretty good at managing acute stress, chronic psychological stress can produce a variety...

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Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

On November 21, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The numbers on the scale aren’t the best indicator of body composition. What matters most is how you feel, how you look, and how you perform.

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What Your Acne Says About Your Health

On November 18, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: The Beauty Gypsy I always knew that the once-monthly spots that overtook my chin were the result of not-so-stable hormones. However, when my dermatologist took one look at the sudden outcrop of...

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Is Your Computer Screen Damaging Your Eyes?

On November 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

In today’s world many of us spend 10-12 hours of our day in front of glowing computer screens. Computers are used for doing almost everything, they improve productivity by making complex calculations simple,...

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13 Scary Halloween Health Stats

On October 30, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Trick or Treat? We’re getting tricked alright–tricked into getting obese. The treat? Well, how’s about getting treated for diabetes? I don’t know about you, but I’d rather contribute to the HEALTH of our...

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How Sitting Too Long Affects Your Body

On October 30, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Here’s an interesting graphic that shows how sitting too long affects your body, its organs and muscles. Check it out below!

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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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