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Bernarr Macfadden

Born: Aug 16, 1868

Death: Oct 12, 1955

Birthplace: Mill Spring

Nationality: United States

Bernarr Macfadden

Date of Birth : Aug 16, 1868
Date of Death : Oct 12, 1955
Birth Place : Mill Spring

Bernarr Macfadden was an influential American proponent of physical culture, a combination of bodybuilding with nutritional and health theories. He also founded the long-running magazine publishing company Macfadden Publications. He was the predecessor of Charles Atlas and Jack Lalanne, and has been credited with beginning the culture of health and fitness in the United States.

Also known as


  • Barnarr Macfadden
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