Naturism , or nudism , is a cultural movement practising, advocating, and defending personal and social nudity , most but not all of which takes place on private property. The term also refers to a lifestyle based on personal, family, or social nudity. Ethical or philosophical nudism has a long history, with many advocates of the benefits of enjoying nature without clothing.
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Back then the magazine covered health topics such as diet , exercise, herbalism and general advice on living a healthy and efficient life. Later, this material occupied a greater proportion of the magazine, particularly as it absorbed other naturist and health periodicals, including Health and Vim and Sunbathing and Health Magazine. By the s, cheaper foreign travel allowed many more British naturists to visit the south of France, Spain, Greece and Yugoslavia. Over its long history, notable photographers such as Walter Bird , Stephen Glass,  Bertram Park and Yvonne Gregory  have worked for the magazine.
Jump to navigation. Male nude figure, c. Nudist philosophy, which was referred to by British practitioners as naturism , and by Germans as Nacktkultur , included vegetarianism; exposure to fresh air, water, and sunlight; abstinence from tobacco and alcohol; and back-to-nature activities like gardening, hiking, and camping. To explain social nudism to American audiences and study the therapeutic possibilities of group nudity, Howard C. Warren, a professor of psychology at Princeton, published a widely circulated essay in in which he described his stay at the German nudist camp Klingberg, near Hamburg.