Peary Rader Words of Wisdom

On August 16, 2013 by Physical Culturist

Peary Rader was a rounded Physical Culturist who strongly believed in a balance of mind, body and spirit. As the physiques of the defining sport became more outstanding and out of balance with societal ideals, Rader’s concern grew also for the socio-psychological disposition of the athletes themselves. His growing alarm was evident in his August/September, 1952 editorial where he stated:

Peary Rader Quote

source: Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors (Volume I)

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