Writings of Wisdom



Starting Strength (Mark Rippteoe)

On January 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Physical strength is the most important thing in life. This is true whether we want it to be or not. As humanity has developed throughout history, physical strength has become less critical to...

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How to Preserve Health & Attain Strength (Eugen Sandow, 1894)

On January 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Written by Eugen Sandow (Father of Modern Bodybuilding). Originally written for Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1894 and reprinted in ‘Strength & Health’ December 1940. YOU MIGHT LIKE:

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The Way To Live In Health and Physical Fitness (George Hackenschmidt, 1908)

On January 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Weights for Exercises (Chapter X, The Way to Live) Some trainers recommend to their pupils for the training of all muscle groups one and the same (light) weight and believe they are able...

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