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Dan Lurie: 1923-2013

On November 6th, 2013, one of the most unique bodybuilder pioneers ever to live Dan Lurie passed away after a long and prosperous life at the age of 90.

Dan was born on April 1st 1923….somewhat of a telling tale of the kind of jokester that he was since that date is of course April Fools Day. He was a top bodybuilder in the 1940?s winning the Most Muscular Award 3 times in a row. From that time, he encountered a young Joe Weider who wanted to sell his barbells in the United States and struck up a relationship with him to market the Dan Lurie Barbell Company in his magazine “Your Physique”. Somewhere over the years, Weider and Lurie had some disagreement and as a result they were bitter rivals over the next 50 years in competing bodybuilding federations, supplements, magazines etc. While Weider eventually got the upper hand business-wise, he never won the battle simply because Dan Lurie was a more successful bodybuilder and overall trainer to athletes…..nothing against Joe but you never saw Dan Lurie glue a picture of his head onto another bodybuilder’s physique.
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Finding The Right Supplements

How can you find an athlete dietary vitamin supplement that is right for you? Finding the right nutritional supplement can be difficult if you are an athlete. Athletes use more of their body’s nutrients and need to quickly be able to replace those lost vitamins and minerals. With the help of a multi-vitamin, most athletes can keep their nutrition at its peak.
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Wanna Be A Sponsored Athlete?? Not So Fast!!

A good friend of mine recently wrote an article recently about how to become a sponsored athlete in a fitness based company and while it was a good article and a change of pace from the general standard at the website it was posted, there were a few things missing that athletes will need to consider and utilize in order to achieve this most sought after position.
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