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Lift Young, Grow Strong

On April 12, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Strength training for kids? You bet! Done properly, strength training offers many bonuses to young athletes. Strength training is even a good idea for kids who simply want to look and feel better....

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Eugene Sandow – Health vs Strength

On March 30, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Importance of Physical Culture in Modern Society

On March 22, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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Eugene Sandow on Physical Culture

On March 19, 2013 by Physical Culturist

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We Are Sitting Ourselves to Death

On March 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

4 Alarming Facts About Sitting: #1: We spend 8.5 hours a day in front of screens. That’s what Ball State University researchers found out in 2009 when they recorded how much visual media...

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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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Arthur Jones – Lifting Weights vs Cardio

On March 2, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Arthur Jones, the inventor of Nautilus and MedX, said the following during an interview with Stephen Langer, MD on the show Medicine Man: “…the lifting of weights is so much superior for the...

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How to be Healthy

On February 27, 2013 by Physical Culturist

I think there are two different approaches to living a healthy life. One is to try very hard to avoid everything which current opinion holds to be bad for you, be guided by...

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Eugen Sandow Quote

On February 26, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Eugen Sandow, the Father of Modern Bodybuilding!

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Too Many Marathons Can Kill

On February 20, 2013 by Physical Culturist

“Running too fast, too far and for too many years may speed one’s progress towards the finish line of life.” Running too many marathons in a lifetime could be dangerous for the heart...

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The underappreciated role of muscle in health and disease (AJCN.org)

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

(American Society for Clinical Nutrition) The importance of maintaining muscle mass and physical and metabolic functions in the elderly is well-recognized. Less appreciated are the diverse roles of muscle throughout life and the...

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Association between muscular strength and mortality in men (prospective cohort study)

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Muscular Strength and Rates of Death in Men 20-80 source: http://www.somersetmedicalcenter.com/142558.cfm by Pamela Jones, MA Cardiovascular fitness has been shown to be a powerful tool against many diseases including the number one killer...

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Suggestions About Sleep

On January 9, 2013 by Physical Culturist

source: Vitality Supreme (1915), by Bernarr Macfadden Click here to buy the full book! Sleep is one of the first essentials in maintaining or in building vitality. There are differences of opinion as...

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The Importance of Strength Training for Middle Age and Older Adults (Adam Yezer, ELITEFTS)

On January 8, 2013 by Physical Culturist

By Adam Yezer For www.EliteFTS.com Do you hope to maintain your quality of life as you age? Is it important for you to be able to perform daily tasks, enjoy recreational activities, and...

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Why Exercise Is Important For Vitality (Bernarr Macfadden, 1915)

On January 8, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Exercise for Vitality Building Inactivity is non-existence. It means death. Our bodily powers and organs were given to us for a definite purpose. Failure to use them brings serious penalties. There can be...

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Why Men Should Exercise Daily (William Blaikie, 1879)

On January 8, 2013 by Physical Culturist

The advantages to men of a well-built body, kept in thorough repair, are very great. Those of every class, whose occupation is sedentary, soon come to appreciate this. Some part of the machinery...

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Muscular Strength and Adiposity as Predictors of Adulthood Cancer Mortality in Men (CEBP)

On January 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Summary of study by: CBASS We already have good evidence that aerobic fitness lessens cancer risk; see the Miracle of Movement http://www.cbass.com/MiracleMovement.htm . We also know the overweight kills: http://www.cbass.com/Overweightkills.htm . This study...

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My Muscles Keep Me Young – Says Sandow (Earle Liederman, 1924)

On January 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

From the US ‘Muscle Builder’ December 1924. Earle Liederman visits Sandow at his Institute at St. James’s, London. EUGEN SANDOW lives! That immortal figure in athletic history, whose name throughout Christendom has become...

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Exercise and Health (Eugen Sandow, 1904)

On January 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

How few people associate the curing of ailments and irregularities by means of systematic exercise! Exercise is one of the primary essentials of existence from the lowest to the highest in animal life....

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Do We Inherit Shapely Bodies? (William Blaikie, 1879)

On January 7, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Millions of our people pass their lives in cities and towns, and at work which keeps them nearly all day in-doors. Many hours are devoted for days and years, under careful teachers, and...

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