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7 Reasons Why Strength Training Is Like the Fountain of Youth

On December 16, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon searched for years during the 16th century for the Fountain of Youth. He believed if he drank the mysterious waters from the legendary spring he would never grow old. Too bad no one told him about strength training — he could have stopped his search early.

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Jean Stewart the Deadlifting (Great, Great) Grandma

On December 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Three years ago, Jean Stewart began to feel old. A proud woman, she realized she needed to make a change in her life to improve her long-term health. “I see people who are...

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Pyramid

On December 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

These two pyramids illustrate what people think they should prioritize in a fitness program, and what they actually need to prioritize:

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Protein Sources

On December 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Benefits of Fat Loss

On December 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Fat loss is not only about aesthetics; it’s also about health and overall well-being! Here are some interesting health benefits from losing excess body fat!

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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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Tired All The Time? Try This!

On November 23, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: LifeExtension Written by: By Michael A. Smith, MD How to Manage Adrenal Fatigue Naturally Although the human body is pretty good at managing acute stress, chronic psychological stress can produce a variety...

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Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

On November 21, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The numbers on the scale aren’t the best indicator of body composition. What matters most is how you feel, how you look, and how you perform.

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10 Tips For Better Sleep

On November 21, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(SignatureMD) A good night’s sleep is critical to anyone’s health. As the seasons transition, so do sleep patterns. Summer means kids are out of school, longer days and more travelling, so it’s easy...

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What Your Acne Says About Your Health

On November 18, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: The Beauty Gypsy I always knew that the once-monthly spots that overtook my chin were the result of not-so-stable hormones. However, when my dermatologist took one look at the sudden outcrop of...

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Never Strong Enough. Bad Days and Training Mood

On November 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

This graphic contains great training insight. Be sure to read it!

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Is Your Computer Screen Damaging Your Eyes?

On November 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

In today’s world many of us spend 10-12 hours of our day in front of glowing computer screens. Computers are used for doing almost everything, they improve productivity by making complex calculations simple,...

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The Body Shapes Of The World’s Best Athletes Compared Side By Side

On November 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

We’ve been fascinated with the ideal human form since ancient Greece and before, although that ideal form has been constantly changing. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons why Howard Schatz’s Athlete series is...

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Physiques of 19th Century Physical Culture

On November 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

A short while ago, we asked our facebook fans which physique (male and female) they found most appealing. Interestingly enough, the majority of the votes went to physiques that resembled those of oldtime...

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Lift Weights to Lose Weight

On November 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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The Squat: The Universal Movement

On November 9, 2013 by Matthew Chan

Originally published on ChanMatthewChan.com The Squat is a universal movement that all physical art forms share in one form or another. Various forms of the squat are used in martial arts, combat, dancing,...

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Which Form of Exercise Do You Prefer?

On November 6, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Flexibility, conditioning and strength are all important factors in health and fitness. Your individual goals will determine which form is prioritized. Which form of exercise do you prefer? Feel free to list all...

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Why Ladies Should Lift Weights (by Neghar Fonooni)

On November 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Written by: Neghar Fonooni, Fitocracy You won’t get big and bulky and you won’t turn into a she-hulk. But you will gain confidence, self-esteem and a bangin’ body. How do I know? Six...

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The History of Bodybuilding (by SportysHealth)

On November 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: http://sportyshealth.com.au/blog/history-bodybuilding/ First there was Milo of Croton, an Ancient Greek wrestler who trained by carrying a calf on his back. Then it was Arnold Schwarzenegger who would propel bodybuilding to new heights....

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Which Era of Bodybuilding Do You Belong In?

On November 3, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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