History

More Gym History

Greece Ancient Greece and it’s citizens is a fascinating society. Noteworthy, their appreciation of the human form was, and continues to be thought of by many – myself included – unparrelled. Part I of my eBook series – Inventing Fitness,  Amazon.com  – goes back 2500 years to the origins of physical Read more…

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History

What’s Your Workout Music?

Excerpt from the eBook series INVENTING FITNESS available on Amazon.com ANCIENT GYM LIFE 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 it was believed Read more…

By jwilltrain, ago