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Colds Are Caused By Conflicts

On March 1, 2015 by Physical Culturist

According to German New Medicine it is not a coincidence when you get sick with a cold. The cold is linked to events in your current life, and not the ones you are thinking about. Washing your hands and eating foods with vitamin C are good for you but those are not the events I am talking about.

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Strength Training Fights Belly Fat Better Than Aerobic Training

On February 25, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Men who do strength training keep their fat percentage lower in the long term than men who run, cycle or do other aerobic exercise. Epidemiologists at the University of Harvard came to this conclusion after following 10,500 men for 12 years.

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The Healthiest People on Earth: What’s Their Secret?

On February 21, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you live in Japan you’re probably feeling pretty good. The quality of health there is ranked number one in the world. If you live in the U.S. it’s a different story, and not one to feel good about.

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5 Ways To Lose Fat While Building Muscle

On February 20, 2015 by Physical Culturist

If you gain fat easily, following the diet and training advice meant to help skinny bastards gain muscle can backfire. Here are five ways that "easy fat gainers" can lose the chub and still build muscle.

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Lack of exercise is a major cause of chronic diseases

On February 18, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The body rapidly maladapts to insufficient physical activity, and if continued, results in substantial decreases in both total and quality years of life.

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20 Nutrition Facts That Should be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

On February 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition. All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts. Here are 20 nutrition facts that should becommon sense (but clearly aren’t).

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The Worst Nutrition Advice in History? Here’s the Top 5 Contenders…

On February 14, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Nutrition history is riddled with nonsense. People have been advised to do all sorts of strange things that challenge common sense. Some of these things are not only useless, but potentially harmful. The worst part… a lot of this misguided advice is still being pushed. Here are the top 5 contenders for the worst diet advice in history.

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Q&A: Starting Strength Author Mark Rippetoe

On February 11, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Coach Mark Rippetoe talks strength training, functional fitness, and more.

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A Nutrition Myth that Keeps us Fat, Sick & Tired

On February 7, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The calorie-is-a-calorie myth might be the biggest fallacy in nutrition that keeps us fat, sick, and tired.

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Are You Skinny Fat?

On February 2, 2015 by Physical Culturist

We have all heard of skinny and we have all heard of fat, but did you know you could be both at the same time? I know, I know it sounds strange, but you will find that it sounds more familiar than you think!

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10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

On January 25, 2015 by Physical Culturist

10 more awesome reasons why you should lift weights.

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How Exercise Keeps Us Young

On January 23, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Active older people resemble much younger people physiologically, according to a new study of the effects of exercise on aging. The findings suggest that many of our expectations about the inevitability of physical decline with advancing years may be incorrect and that how we age is, to a large degree, up to us.

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The Jogging Delusion

On January 20, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Is jogging really the worst thing you can do? Does it have any upsides? Will it really turn you into a chick? If so, what are the alternatives? Let’s dig deeper into this puzzling pastime and clear the air.

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10 Things The Best Athletes Do (That You Don’t)

On January 17, 2015 by Physical Culturist

10 important lessons about training and nutrition that we can all learn from the best athletes!

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Strength Training Gets Rid Of Listlessness

On January 11, 2015 by Physical Culturist

That old excuse "I've no energy left to go training" has been scientifically disproven years ago. Sports scientists at the University of Georgia did an experiment with fourteen women and discovered that weight training actually gives you energy.

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7 Common Calorie Myths We Should All Stop Believing

On January 10, 2015 by Physical Culturist

There are some major misconceptions about calories, body weight, fat loss, and health. These calorie myths are often rooted in truth but presented in black-or-white terms that are useless at best, harmful at worst, and do little to help the average person lose body fat.

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Strong Muscles Protect Against Cancer

On January 7, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Build muscle mass and muscle strength, and you'll also build up protection against cancer. Researchers at the University of South Carolina reached this conclusion from a study they published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.

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EXPOSED: Top 10 Biggest Lies of the Weight Loss World

On January 4, 2015 by Physical Culturist

The fitness industry is packed with false truths, misleading info, scams, and lies. Here are 10 of the biggest lies you’ll hear when trying to lose weight.

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Strength Wit and Wisdom of Mark Rippetoe

On January 2, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Mark Rippetoe is an American strength training coach and author. He has several decades of experience as a strength coach, is a former powerlifter, and a current gym owner. He is best known...

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Weight training appears key to controlling belly fat

On December 30, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Healthy men who did twenty minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who spent the same amount of time doing aerobic activities, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues.

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