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Physical Culture – The Era Before Fancy Supplements and Drugs

On September 16, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Physical culturists of the early 19th century did not have the luxury of fancy supplements and drugs. Through methodical physical training, proper eating and adequate rest, they achieved amazing physiques, strength, health and...

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Sleep and Melatonin

On September 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Butter is Better – The Diet Dictocrats Told Us To Drop Butter and Look What Happened

On September 12, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(PreventDisease) The Diet Dictocrats told us to drop butter decades ago and switch to a so-called healthier substitute called margarine made with what they claimed would be less harmful polyunsaturated fats. Their promise...

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The Amino Acid Arginine Found To Be As Effective As Drugs For Glucose Metabolism And Type 2 Diabetes

On September 11, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Supplementation with the amino acid arginine could help to improve glucose metabolism by as much as 40%, according to new research in mice. The study shows that supplementation with the amino acid significantly...

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8 Rules of Sleep

On September 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Sleep is very important not only for health, but for mental function and physical performance. Here are some tips we picked up from various sources, to help improve your sleep! Can you think...

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Earthing

On September 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Weight Gain Linked to Poor Gut Bacteria

On September 6, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Friday, September 6, 2013. An article published online on August 28, 2013 in the journal Nature reports the MetaHIT consortium’s finding of an association between gut bacterial “richness” and protection against obesity. The...

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Side Effects of Fluorescent Light

On September 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Admit it, you don’t like the cold, lifeless light that emits from these bulbs, but what you don’t know may hurt you! Better to vie for the warm welcoming glow of old school...

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How To Save A Life – Heart Attack

On September 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Some great advice that could save your life or the life of a loved one. Share it around! source: www.stepintomygreenworld.com

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Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Being Overweight and at Heart Risk

On September 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

People who keep late hours may elevate their risk of obesity and heart attack, a U.S. researcher says. Giovanni Cizza of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., says many in the...

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Video Games Help Older Adults’ Memory

On September 5, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(USA TODAY) Video games may seem like a mindless way to waste time, but a growing body of evidence suggests that if they are carefully designed to meet certain standards, they can dramatically...

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Sitting is Killing You

On September 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, there is one thing nearly all modern Americans have in common: we sit all the time. Though our great shift towards computer-based work...

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The Perfect Nap: Sleeping Is a Mix of Art and Science

On September 4, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Why Some Snoozing Sessions Leave You Groggy While Others Help Sleep experts break sleep down into several stages, which the brain cycles through roughly every 90 to 120 minutes. These stages are broadly...

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Protein for Breakfast

On September 2, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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The Way of the Physical Culturist

On September 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Catching Up on Sleep on Weekends May Help Cut Diabetes Risk

On September 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

For many U.S. adults, sleep of 6 hours a night may increase their risk of diabetes — not because of weight gain, but insulin resistance, researchers say. Peter Liu of the Los Angeles...

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The Way of the Squat Rack

On September 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

One must step into the squat rack with the correct attitude, for if one does not prepare mentally and spiritually, one will get crushed, physically. The Way of the Squat Rack is a...

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Vitamin D and Thyroid Health

On September 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Lack of vitamin D contributes to the possibility of low thyroid. Also, it means that many irritants are likely to aggravate your thyroid to a greater extent if you lack vitamin D. For...

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VIDEO: World’s 10 Humans With Real Superpowers

On August 31, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Bringing Physical Culture to another dimension, these people have really unusual and amazing skills. Real people with superpowers. They live among us.

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Bernarr Macfadden – Fighting Disease with Vitality and Strength

On August 31, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The Father of Physical Culture, Bernarr Macfadden expresses the importance of strength and vitality in fighting disease.

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