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NEWS: National gym chain, personal trainer sued after man spends week in hospital

On July 10, 2017 by Physical Culturist

One of Australia's largest gym chains is being sued for negligence after a client ended up in hospital for more than a week following a personal training session.

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NEWS: Guy Finds Something Really Gross Inside His Massive Bag Of Protein

On April 13, 2017 by Physical Culturist

Always check your whey for any "extra protein".

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NEWS: Arizona Man Loses Hundreds of Pounds by Walking to Walmart

On August 20, 2016 by Physical Culturist

This Arizona man has lost more than 300 pounds by walking to Walmart everyday, and is now training to become a bodybuilder!

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Woman Preparing For Weight Loss Surgery Decides To Lose 115 Pounds On Her Own Instead

On June 9, 2016 by Physical Culturist

Laura Micetich prepared for weight loss surgery only to realize she doesn't hate healthy living and has since lost 115 pounds all on her own.

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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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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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NEWS: Osteoporosis Sufferers in Queensland Are Weight Training To Prevent Bone Fractures

On July 11, 2015 by Physical Culturist

In a world-first trial, Brisbane scientists have found weight training can prevent bone fractures in people suffering from osteoporosis. Lexy Hamilton-Smith reports.

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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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NEWS: Massive herbal-supplement scam uncovered: Walmart, Target, GNC accused of selling bogus products

On February 3, 2015 by Physical Culturist

A warning to herbal supplement users: Those store-brand ginkgo biloba tablets you bought may contain mustard, wheat, radish and other substances decidedly non-herbal in nature, but they’re not likely to contain any actual ginkgo biloba.

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NEWS: ‘Too fat to work’ woman REFUSES weight-loss surgery to stay on benefits

On January 28, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Morbidly obese Jodie Sinclair weighs 28st (392 pounds) and needs a mobility scooter to get around but has declined repeated offers of a free gastric band op. A former pub chef who claimed £75,000 in benefits because she was too fat to work has ­refused weight-loss surgery offered by the NHS.

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NEWS: Buff Mom Says Her ‘What’s Your Excuse?’ Post Sparked ‘Fit Shaming’

On December 5, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Maria Kang, AKA “Fit Mom,” posted a controversial photo on her Facebook page back in September, baring her toned abs, with her three young kids by her side. The 33-year-old created a firestorm of attention by asking, “What’s your excuse?” Many interpreted the post as fat shaming. Kang seemed to be saying, if you don’t look like me, you’re just not trying hard enough.

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NEWS: Actor Zach Galifianakis Just Lost a Ton of Weight

On October 20, 2014 by Physical Culturist

The famous comedian looks like he's down at least 50 pounds, but he's quiet so far on how he did it — and why.

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NEWS: 350-Pound Woman on Welfare: I’m Obese Because I Don’t Get Enough Government Money

On October 18, 2014 by Physical Culturist

A 350-pound British woman claims it’s not her fault she’s morbidly obese — it’s because the government doesn’t give her enough money.

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NEWS: 280 pound minister for public health is accused of being too big to be ‘credible’ – but hits back saying ‘it’s what’s inside that counts’

On October 13, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Some politicians come under fire for being corrupt or incompetent, but Belgium's new Minister of Public Health is the first political figure to come under fire for being too fat for the job.

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Do You Know What You Are Supporting?

On August 24, 2014 by Physical Culturist

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association is sweeping the nation, and going viral in social media. However, do you know what you are supporting if you contribute funds to the ALS Association?

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NEWS: LA Fitness Kicks Out Mom and Son For Training Together

On May 4, 2014 by Physical Culturist

Pumping iron builds a lot more than just muscle for Krista Grubb. “Through lifting weights and working out, I gained a lot of confidence,” Grubb said. So naturally she was thrilled when her...

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NEWS: Gym tells woman to cover up, her fit body intimidating others

On March 19, 2014 by Physical Culturist

A California woman was asked to cover up while working out at a Bay Area gym, after staff members say she was intimidating people with her toned body.

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NEWS: World’s Strongest Men Stunned by Female Farmer in China

On November 27, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Trending in the Chinese social media network is a photo of a female farmer carrying two baskets of watermelon in front of three weightlifters. The original Chinese text accompanying the photo goes like...

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