F or decades Germans have extolled the benefits of free body culture — or being naked in nature. The movement has its roots in the late 19th century when it was promoted as a healthy lifestyle, particularly for workers. For more than 70 years entire sections of beaches, lakesides and campsites have been reserved by law for those who choose to be naked, and the practice — with its strict rejection of any shame about nudity — has seeped into the national psyche. The Nazis largely suppressed it. Revived again after the second world war, in the s the FKK movement attracted its largest number of followers. But it was in the former communist east, the GDR, that its impact was most felt. There authorities positively encouraged it, particularly among the proletariat. While swimming aids such as lilos, rings and dinghies were banned for fear people might try to escape by sea to neighbouring Denmark, nudity was positively encouraged. His association hosts flea markets, summer camps, fun-runs and even open days.
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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Tourists making their initial visit to Germany sometimes do a double-take the first time they they see a naked person. Germans think nothing of stripping to sunbathe. They do it on on beaches, by lakes, and in heavily frequented urban parks in Berlin and Munich. The country is one of the few places in the world where naturism occurs not just in secluded areas, but in the heart of major cities.
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I firmly believe that if you want to experience euphoria sans drugs, all you have to do is take off your bra after a long workday. And post-shower, you can often find me wrestling my freshly-lotioned legs into a pair of jeans , muttering questions like, "Why can't I just live my life naked? And some people do. Nudists and naturists participate in plenty of normal activities like swimming, camping, and karaoke without clothes. The degrees of nudity vary—some people are naked pretty much all the time, while others reserve it for social events every so often. But to hear them tell it, life is much better in the nude. While you may have heard of nudists, chances are you're a little less familiar with naturists. Although the terms are often used interchangeably, some people believe certain nuances classify them as two different bodies. But when they can, they do, and they enjoy the hell out of it.
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