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I call this the middle aged man’s answer to Dinosaur Training! Why? Well, you may not know it, but the author is past the 50 year mark and is still pushing, pulling and tugging heavy black iron. He understands the needs of the seasoned trainee and has detailed those tried and true training methods that evolved with age. Read More!
Originally published in 1908 and by 1940, after 21 editions, was the largest selling book on physical culture ever! Hackenschmidt was The World’s Strongest Man and World’s Champion catch-as-catch-can wrestler. He explains his life, nutrition, method of exercise with barbell and dumbbell training. Read More!
Volume 5 of the Legacy of Iron series, begins on December 7th 1941 when the United States entered WW II. The war demanded a massive, all out effort from every citizen and the men and women of the York Barbell Company lead the charge. You’ll read the kinds of training routines used with whatever was at hand. Read More!
The famous name Thomas Inch brings to mind one thing, grip strength. He made a name for himself by offering a prize of £200 to anyone in the world who could lift his "unliftable" Challenge Dumbbell. Many a strength athlete tried and all of them failed. After a time, and numerous requests, Inch wrote down his training methods. Read More!