History

MORE GYM HISTORY

History The ancient Greeks were a fascinating society. Among numerous reasons, their appreciation of the human form was, and continues to be for many, (myself included) still unparrelled. Part I of my eBook series – Inventing Fitness,  Amazon.com  – goes back 2500 years to the origins of physical fitness, the gymnasion, Read more…

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2017 HIGHTLIGHTS

WHAT’S YOUR WORKOUT MUSIC?

Excerpt from the eBook series INVENTING FITNESS available on  Amazon.com . ANCIENT GYM LIFE From Chapter 2 The Gym Around the age of 12 music was introduced. Plato put it as such: “That having reference to the body is gymnastics, but cultivation of the mind, music.” Exercising was often accompanied by the lyre as Read more…

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