Bernarr Macfadden

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A flamboyant American (1890-1944), née Bernard Adolphus McFadden, who founded the physical culture movement. His name was in its day synonymous with popular health and exercise
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In the early 20th century in the United States, Bernarr McFadden promoted vegetarianism and health food as boosting masculinity, fertility, and muscles; some of his ideas influenced students such as J.
Tabloid newspaper publisher Bernarr McFadden was constantly in search of execution photos and accounts for his New York Evening Graphic in the rowdy 1920s.