|07-12-2011, 05:11 PM||#1|
Kettlebells' Angel !!!!
Join Date: Dec 2010
Training Type: Other
I was watching the old British Wrestling (World of Sport) the other day and the term Physical Culturist came up in regard to a few wrestlers, and I figured that was a term that was used in the 1950s and prior to that time but it appears it was still being used in the 1970s (??)...does anyone know when it phased out or went out of fashion and if there was a reason for the change?
Like I said, just curious, but interesting nonetheless.
And, for your amusement:
36.5 kg /80.3 lb Middle-Finger DL (right hand)...
Last edited by 5kgLifter; 07-12-2011 at 05:16 PM.
|07-12-2011, 05:33 PM||#2|
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Join Date: Jul 2009
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
I'll have to check Muscle, Smoke and Mirrors.
|07-12-2011, 05:43 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2011
This is just a guess...
The term physical culturist would include strength training, conditioning, bodybuilding, gymnatics, healthy eating, stretching, and positive thinking. The guys back then wanted to be well-rounded in every aspect of the physical and mental well-being.
I'm betting when bodybuilding and muscle mass became more important (Thank you Weider - lol) that the term lost favor.
But that's just a guess.
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