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People Never Outgrow the Need to Exercise, Doctor Says

On July 23, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Akron Beacon Journal (OH) The thousands of athletes who are in Northeast Ohio competing in the National Senior Games provide great examples for sedentary seniors to get active, Dr. Richard Kratche, medical director...

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Sandow Wisdom – Variation and Periodization in Strength Training

On July 21, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Some old school strength training wisdom by the father of bodybuilding, Eugen Sandow! – written in 1894!

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Fitness Myth: Suck In Your Stomach When Exercising

On July 20, 2013 by Physical Culturist

One thing I’ve noticed in common between Ancient Martial Arts and Strength Sports like weightlifting, powerlifting and strongman, is the importance of finding your centre in order to produce extraordinary levels of power....

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Fitness Myth: Women Should Focus on Performing Aerobic Activities Because Weight Training Will Give Them a Many Apperance

On July 17, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Fitness Myth: Strength Training Will Stunt the Growth of Children

On July 16, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The pursuits of physical culture benefit people of all ages! 🙂

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Sandow Wisdom – Enjoyable Exercise is a Must

On July 15, 2013 by Physical Culturist

It takes a special breed of people to enjoy putting hundreds of pounds on their backs!

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Sandow Wisdom – Cold Baths and Showers

On July 14, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Written in 1894, Eugen Sandow speaks about the benefits of taking cold baths! – something that we are only recently discovering!

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Fitness Myth: Lifting light weights for high reps will “shape and tone” your muscles

On July 14, 2013 by Physical Culturist

There is no such thing as “firming and toning.” There is only stronger and weaker. – Mark Rippetoe

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Sandow Wisdom – The Bicycle

On July 13, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Eugen Sandow (Father of Bodybuilding) was a huge fan of bicycling!

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Sandow Wisdom – Dumbbells and Barbells

On July 12, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Dumbbells and Barbells – Many people today are finally discovering the benefits of strength training with free weights. Eugen Sandow (The Father of Bodybuilding), talked about their benefits all the way back in...

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VIDEO: Eugen Sandow (The Father of Modern Bodybuilding) Posing in 1903

On July 11, 2013 by Physical Culturist

A short clip of Eugen Sandow (The Father of Modern Bodybuilding) posing in 1903. Showing off his amazing musculature, he finishes his routine with an awesome backflip! A true example of Physical Culture!...

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Sandow Wisdom – The Importance of Exercise

On July 11, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Some Eugen Sandow Wisdom on the Importance of Physical Exercise! Are you getting enough exercise? what kind of exercise do you do?

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What is a Physical Culturist?

On July 11, 2013 by Physical Culturist

When I ask you whether or not you’re a physical culturist how do you respond? Most will respond that they don’t really know because they don’t know what a physical culturist is. Physical...

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Sandow Wisdom – Exercise in the Open Air

On July 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Sandow Wisdom – Sleep

On July 10, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Rest is extremely important. Are you getting enough sleep? Better sleep = Better Gains. Here’s some old school sleep advice from the father of bodybuilding, Eugen Sandow! written in 1894.

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Sandow Wisdom – Nutrition

On July 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Some words of wisdom about nutrition from the father of bodybuilding, Eugen Sandow! – written in 1894!

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You’re As Old As Your Legs (by Brooks Kubik)

On July 1, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(by Brooks Kubik) “John Grimek did plenty of heavy squats in his 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. He said he did them to keep his legs straight — and there’s a lot of truth...

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Jettison Barbell Curl Technique For Bigger Arms!

On June 28, 2013 by Physical Culturist

For those of you who have hit a plateau with their arm growth. Here’s an interesting technique you can try! NOTE: I recommend this only for experienced trainees. Novice lifters can still get...

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Western vs. Eastern Medicine

On June 27, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Western medicine sees the body as a machine, where you try to fix a broken part or take it out. In Eastern Medicine, the body is seen as a garden. If the leaves...

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Before Zumba or CrossFit, there was Physical Culture

On June 27, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The term “physical culture” refers to a movement promoting exercise and an active lifestyle that became especially popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Read more at: http://nashvillepubliclibrary.org/offtheshelf/before-zumba-or-crossfit-there-was-physical-culture/#sthash.Fr9OkQ4q.dpuf

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