Needs Of Bodybuilders

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interested in nutrition to stay in shape. I read a Arnold Schwarzenegger's book « Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding » and I learned some good stuff. Bodybuilders are unique athletes in the demands they have with their body. They want a maximum of muscle mass and a minimum of…

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Fitness History – Ancient civilization (Part 3)

The Middle East (4000 -. 250 BC) Early on, politicians and military leaders of the civilization of Assyria, Babylon, Egypt, Palestine, Persia and Syria have realized the importance of fitness for the efficiency and effectiveness of military force. The fitness was encouraged in society. Perhaps the best example of a civilization that used the fitness for political and military objectives…

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Fitness History- China and India (2 500-250 BC.) (Part 2)

China In China, the philosophy taught by Confucius encouraging regular physical activity. It was recognized that physical inactivity was associated with certain diseases (organ dysfunction such as heart disease and diabetes) that were preventable with regular exercise. Consequently, gymnastics Cong Fu was developed to keep the body in good conditions. Cong Fu exercise program consisted of different poses and movements…

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