Muscle Control by Anton Matysek “America’s Strongest Man 1922” In 1922 the author, ANTONE MATYSEK, right, won the title “America’s Strongest Man” in a contest held by famed physical culturist, Bernarr MacFadden. From then on, he became a pioneer of physical culture in America, a world renowned strongman, and possessor of the […]Read More!
The Glory of a Man is His Strength… Perform Feats of Strength that Will Turn Their Heads! As the saying goes, “The whole world loves a strong man!” And Charles MacMahon was no exception. Early on in his life he decided that he would get involved in athletics. He became […]Read More!
Brooks Kubik Author of “Dinosaur Training: Lost Secrets of Strength and Development” The “Original” Dinosaur! It all started with a young high school lad in Ohio who had a burning desire to become a champion high school wrestler. One day, as he watched his father work out in their garage […]Read More!
How to Bent Press by Siegmund Klein Renowned Old Time Strongman, Physique and New York City Gym Owner This is the FIRST book ever written and dedicated exclusively to the “King of Lifts”… The Bent Press. If you have ever seen anyone Bent Press a heavy, cumbersome, barbell or […]Read More!
George F. Jowett “Nerves of Steel, Muscles Like Iron!” Author of “The Key to Might and Muscle” In early 1968 I came across a pile of weightlifting courses at a fund raiser. Among these were old courses by a guy named George F. Jowett. I read through them and […]Read More!
The Complete Sandbag Training Course by Brian Jones “Are You Sandbaggin’?” Are you bored looking for something different in the way of training? Something that will test your strength in a different way? Something that is practical, yet result producing? Well, look no further! Sandbag training provides all the […]Read More!
Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff by Jim Johnson, PT Based entirely on research from peer-reviewed journals and randomized controlled trials, “Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff” is a complete program to prevent and rehabilitate rotator cuff injuries for athletes and non-athletes alike. In less than 100 pages, readers will learn precisely […]Read More!
Wrestling Physical Conditioning Encyclopedia by John Jesse “Who are the Best Conditioned Athletes? …Wrestlers, Without a Doubt!” Along about 1972 I got a telephone call. “Hello, this is John Jesse. David Willoughby suggested that I contact you regarding memorabilia on wrestling and strength. I’m putting together a book and could use […]Read More!
Thomas Inch “The Scarborough Hercules!” The First Official “Britain’s Strongest Man” After becoming “Britain’s Strongest Youth” at 16, and “Britain’s Strongest Man” in 1910, Thomas Inch was aptly nicknamed “The Scarborough Hercules”. While striking up a friendship with the “The Attila Brothers” and “The Saxon Brothers”, he set out to build a physical culture empire as large as […]Read More!
Bob Hoffman “Founder of The York Barbell Company” Coach of the U.S. Olympic Weightlifting team 1948-1964 Publisher of “Strength and Health” and “Muscular Development” magazines. His is a story of a young man with a passion for healthy, outdoor, exercise became one of the biggest contributors to world weightlifting. During […]Read More!