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This is the first book ever written and dedicated exclusively to the “King of Lifts” - The Bent Press. After years of learning and training with famous oldtime strongmen, the author explains The History of the Bent Press and demonstrates, with photographs, exactly How to Bent Press with a Barbell, Dumbbell, or Live Weight. Read More!
Formerly a blacksmith and chainmaker by trade, Jowett developed powerful arms, forearms, hands, and wrists, making his incredible feats of grip strength legendary. He describes his unique exercises for developing each digit of the hands and the many famous strongmen and their specialty feats of grip strength. Available, once again, for the student of grip! Read More!
I stumbled across this old weight lifting correspondence course that was published and distributed around 1915 by a Boston gym owner who discussed strength training methods with Sandow, Cyr, Cyclops, Samson, Kennedy, etc. He credits his methods with enabling him to put up 254 lb. with one hand! Read More!
Harold Ansorge is the only man to ever officially bent press 300 lbs. with the left arm! After studying the methods used by Arthur Saxon and spending hours of trial and error, the author has revealed what worked best for him. He analyzes the bent press, explains the secrets, tricks, right and wrong styles, complete training programs, etc. Read More!