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Dr Juan Carlos Cassano aka The Golden Era Bookworm is a medical scientist and is known throughout the world as an authority in the History of Physical Culture and Bodybuilding. His mission is to teach the practices of Bodybuilding and Physical Culture as they were originally practiced for the purpose of achieving strength and health to lead a long, successful and happy life. This is what Physical Culture and Classic Bodybuilding was always about.

He grew up in Sydney Australia where his fascination in both medical science and bodybuilding began. He graduated in the University of Technology in 2001 with a Masters of Science in Biomedical Science, then was awarded his PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Sydney in 2008. More recently, he was awarded a Diploma of Advanced Laboratory Medicine at University of Zurich which is ranked as the 6th best university in the world.

Dr Juan Carlos Cassano has over 25 years of experience in medical research having worked extensively in the pharmaceutical, biotech and clinical settings. On top of that, he has lectured medical doctors, physiotherapists, nurses and sports professionals in universities and research institutes worldwide for over 25 years. This combination of knowledge is unparalleled in the world of fitness.  

Whilst pursuing his academic career, he achieved his Gym Instructor and Personal Coaching Certificate from the Australian Fitness Network in 1998 and has been helping people achieve their fitness goals for over 25 years. He is also a black belt in different styles of martial arts and has also taught yoga extensively since 2003. Since 2017, Dr Juan Carlos Cassano has also crafted cutting-edge supplement formulations for leading supplement companies such as NSP Nutrition, Old School Labs and NutriEst.

His contributions to the History of Bodybuilding and Physical Culture involve his work as an archival researcher for Arnold Schwarzenegger's Netflix Series titled "Arnold", as well as several movie collaborations with Ardenti Films for the Films SUPPS:The Movie and Access Muscle: The Gym Culture. He has also interviewed the legends of the Iron Game and is an author for IronMan Magazine Japan.

Here is what Dr Juan Carlos Cassano has to say about Golden Era Bookworm:

"This website serves two purposes. It exists so that I can share the knowledge of the past and educate people on effective bodybuilding methods, as well as to help as many people achieve their fitness and health goals. I love helping people achieve their goals as it has a ripple effect that can be passed forward. Combined with my bodybuilding knowledge on diet and training and my medical science background, I can help you achieve your goals. Whether you simply wish to improve your health and physique, or wish to become and compete as a Classic Bodybuilder, I would love to help you along your journey".

Testimonials From The Legends of Bodybuilding

Frank Zane - 3X Mr Olympia

Tom Platz - Mr Universe

C.T. Fletcher - YouTube Personality

John Balik - Photographer & Owner of IronMan Magazine

Jon Jon Park - Son of Reg Park

Bill Richards - Mr Universe


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