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How to be Healthy

On February 27, 2013 by Physical Culturist

I think there are two different approaches to living a healthy life. One is to try very hard to avoid everything which current opinion holds to be bad for you, be guided by...

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Too Many Marathons Can Kill

On February 20, 2013 by Physical Culturist

“Running too fast, too far and for too many years may speed one’s progress towards the finish line of life.” Running too many marathons in a lifetime could be dangerous for the heart...

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The underappreciated role of muscle in health and disease (AJCN.org)

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(American Society for Clinical Nutrition) The importance of maintaining muscle mass and physical and metabolic functions in the elderly is well-recognized. Less appreciated are the diverse roles of muscle throughout life and the...

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Association between muscular strength and mortality in men (prospective cohort study)

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Muscular Strength and Rates of Death in Men 20-80 source: http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/142558.cfm by Pamela Jones, MA Cardiovascular fitness has been shown to be a powerful tool against many diseases including the number one killer...

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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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The Importance of Strength Training for Middle Age and Older Adults (Adam Yezer, ELITEFTS)

On January 8, 2013 by Physical Culturist

By Adam Yezer For www.EliteFTS.com Do you hope to maintain your quality of life as you age? Is it important for you to be able to perform daily tasks, enjoy recreational activities, and...

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Muscular Strength and Adiposity as Predictors of Adulthood Cancer Mortality in Men (CEBP)

On January 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Summary of study by: CBASS We already have good evidence that aerobic fitness lessens cancer risk; see the Miracle of Movement http://www.cbass.com/MiracleMovement.htm . We also know the overweight kills: http://www.cbass.com/Overweightkills.htm . This study...

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Growing Stronger – Strength Training for Older Adults (CDC)

On January 6, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Why strength training? Research has shown that strengthening exercises are both safe and effective for women and men of all ages, including those who are...

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The Signs of a Poor Night’s Sleep (LEF)

On January 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

By Michael A. Smith, MD You feel sluggish and achy all the time. Your mood changes at the drop of a hat. Your boss thinks you’re losing your edge as you can’t seem...

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Can Resistance Exercise Improve Insulin Function? (LEF)

On January 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: Life Extension Blog By Michael A. Smith, MD Lean, toned muscle not only looks good, but also improves sugar metabolism. It does this by helping your body respond better to the all-important...

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Nutrition (George Hackenschmidt, 1908)

On January 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

I believe I am right in asserting that our Creator has provided food and nutriment for every being for its own advantage. Man is born without frying-pan or stewpot. The purest natural food...

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What’s the Worst Thing You Can Do if You Can’t Fall Asleep?

On January 2, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Most of us experience difficulty sleeping from time to time but for some people the inability to fall asleep becomes a chronic condition. Tossing an turning hoping to finally fall asleep only increases...

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Melanocortin Receptor Expression Is Associated with Reduced CRP in Response to Resistance Training (American Physiological Society)

On January 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Study suggest changes in melanocortin receptor expression responsible for decrease in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in response to weight lifting: These data suggest that the observed responses in MCR expression and decreases in...

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Two Brave Men Who Ate Nothing But Meat for an Entire Year

On September 10, 2009 by Physical Culturist

Low-carb diets and paleolithic nutrition are all the rage these days, and for good reason. Compared to the Standard American Diet, both of them are superb. This study describes how two men ate nothing but meat for an entire year with astonishing results!

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Strength Training For Children and Adolescents

On October 19, 2000 by Physical Culturist

An amazing show of strength!

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