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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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Diet is More Important Than Exercise For Weight Loss

On December 15, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The idea that you will lose weight simply because you start exercising is a common one, but the truth is that the results of this type of intervention varies greatly.

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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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NEWS: John Goodman Lost 100lbs With Diet Containing Loads Of Fat

On November 19, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The dramatic weight loss revealed by John Goodman in October caught many off guard, but maybe not as much as the method he used to achieve it will do.

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Tip: Do Metabolic Resistance Training, Not Cardio

On November 10, 2015 by Physical Culturist

This type of training raises the metabolism, preserves muscle, and torches fat. Here's how to do it.

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Lose Weight Faster By Eating Carbs In The Evening Only

On November 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you are slimming you'll lose weight quicker if you confine your carb intake [like pasta, rice, bread, potatoes and fruit] to the evenings. Nutritionists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discovered this when they put about sixty overweight policemen and women on a six-month diet.

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Women! Lifting Weights Will Not Make You Bulky

On October 28, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Weight training will instead aid you in losing fat and building muscle. If anything, 1 kg of extra fat will make you look bulkier than adding 1 kg of extra muscle.

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Top 12 Biggest Myths About Weight Loss

On October 24, 2015 by Physical Culturist

There is a lot of bad weight loss advice on the internet. Most of it is either unproven, or literally proven not to work. Here are the top 12 biggest lies, myths and misconceptions about weight loss.

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You’re Fat. Asians Aren’t. Here’s Why.

On October 22, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.

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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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What’s Wrong With Men Today?

On October 6, 2015 by Physical Culturist

There’s no denying it, men as a whole are getting weaker. To our own detriment as a society, as a nation, and as a world, we are progressively getting more and more comfortable with our weakness.

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20 Common Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

On October 3, 2015 by Physical Culturist

This article lists 20 common reasons why you’re not losing weight. It also contains actionable tips on how to break through the plateau and get things moving again.

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Women Rate The Top 10 Physical Traits They Find Most Attractive In Men

On September 12, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Here’s a roundup of the features women love on a guy; not just the body parts, but what specifically about them appeal to women. This will give you some insight on what females prefer. Hint: you’ll quickly find women are not much different than men!

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The Cost of Getting Lean: Is It Really Worth The Trade-Off?

On September 11, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Six-pack abs. Tight butts. Lean, vibrant, flawless health. That’s the image the fitness industry is selling. But have you ever wondered what it costs to achieve that “look”? What you have to do more of? And what you really have to give up?

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A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

On August 9, 2015 by Physical Culturist

A calorie is a calorie. Just eat less and exercise more. That's what they say. And here's why they're dead wrong.

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Stand Up Straight

On August 1, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The importance of posture.

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