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Stronger Than Time, 80 Year Old Bodybuilder At The Top of His Game

On November 14, 2015 by Physical Culturist

Arthur Peacock, an 80-year-old bodybuilder and retired carpenter from Jackson, wins national title to cap a 50-year career in the gym and on stage.

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3 All-Time Badasses You Need To Know About

On November 12, 2014 by Physical Culturist

It is easy to forget about many of the trailblazing athletes who helped push the envelope and inspire the lifters of today. It is important to celebrate the history of these sports and be aware of the greats who came before. Here are a three of my favorites.

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Louis Cyr: The Strongest Man in the World

On August 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Who was Louis Cyr? Louis Cyr (1863-1912) was a famous French Canadian strongman with a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His recorded feats, including lifting 500 pounds with three...

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Top 10 Oldtime StrongWomen

On August 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Abbye “Pudgy” Stockton

On March 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Abbye “Pudgy” Stockton (“The First Lady of Iron”) played a central role in popularizing physical culture and exercise for women in the central decades of the Twentieth Century. In the late 1930s, she...

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