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About Matthew Chan

Matthew is the founder, writer and chief editor of PhysicalCulturist.ca. He has over 10 years of strength training experience and has competed in bodybuilding and men's physique shows. He is a licensed massage therapist and is currently studying sports massage. Matthew combines his love of fitness and writing to share his thoughts, experiences and research regarding the fitness industry.

How Strength Training Promotes Health and Longevity

The benefits of exercise are well-known, but little attention has been given specifically to strength training, which has an array of health benefits that no other mode of exercise can provide. This article explores the roles that strength training plays in the amelioration of health, longevity, and quality of life.

By |2018-12-13T21:17:04+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Featured Posts, Literature, Originals, Studies and Research|13 Comments

Taking a walk break at the office? Study says you should do squats and lunges instead

The next time you decide to take a walk during work, you may want to opt for a set of squats and lunges instead. Here's why.

By |2018-12-11T21:16:18+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Health and Hygiene, Literature, Studies and Research|1 Comment

Top 5 Bulking Foods That Build Muscle (A Guide To Dirty Bulking)

I see it all the time: skinny guys carrying around tupperware filled with rice and chicken--and sometimes, with rice only--and other times, just vegetables, in an attempt to bulk up and gain some muscle. Despite hitting the gym regularly and sticking to their strict diet, they can't seem to gain weight. Here are my top 5 bulking foods that will pack on muscle fast!

By |2018-12-11T20:36:04+00:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Diet and Nutrition, Featured Posts, Literature, Originals|19 Comments