Anthony Ditillo Famous Writer for Peary Rader’s “Iron Man Magazine”! Author of “The Development of Muscular Bulk and Power!” In the late 1960s I started to contact anybody and everybody that was even remotely connected with strength training. All the big names…bodybuilders, weightlifters, writers, gym owners, etc. I scanned all […]Read More!
Progressive Resistance Exercise by DeLorme and Watkins What is the “Set System”? Why is it used in physical training? Finally, the answers to these questions and more! Have you ever questioned why the repetitions you use in your training are grouped together into “sets”? Has anyone ever explained to you […]Read More!
“Sandow Inspired Weight Lifting in America… Alan Calvert delivered it!” Publisher of “Strength” Magazine When the great Eugen Sandow rocketed to stardom in the 1890s, he started a revolution in physical training. He made a major impact on those who saw him around the world. It has been said that […]Read More!
Michael H. Brown Your Modern Day Renaissance Man! Author of “The Strength of Samson: How to Attain It” In 1974, an ad caught my eye in Peary Rader’s old “Iron Man” magazine . The Madison Co. advertised an interesting catalog of unusual books, courses and equipment on a variety of […]Read More!
Learn from the Trainer of John C. Grimek… author and Olympic Coach, Mark H. Berry Most of the training routines used by old time strong men up until the late 1920’s used compound movements. Previous to that time the squat, or deep knee bend as it was called back then, […]Read More!
How to Develop a Powerful Grip by Edward Aston Britain’s Strongest Man 1911-1934 Born in the village of Yeadon, Yorkshire, England, in 1884, Edward Aston started lifting weights at the age of ten.At the peak of his career he stood 5′ 7 3/4″ tall, weighed 170 lbs. and had […]Read More!
How to Bent Press Correctly by Harold Ansorge New Release! In Stock and Ready to Ship! The Only Man in the World to Ever Officially Bent Press 300 Pounds With the Left Arm! The Bent Press was the pet lift of strongmen like Arthur Saxon, Eugen Sandow, George Hackenschmidt, Thomas Inch, Siegmund Klein, and Joe Nordquest. You have probably […]Read More!
Paul Anderson “The Dixie Derrick”! The Strongest Man In Recorded History! I had heard of Paul Anderson in the late 1960s and sent for my first copies of his weightlifting courses shortly thereafter. There was no doubt, his training methods worked. I discovered this after picking up various tips and […]Read More!
Stretching by Bob Anderson “How’s Your Flexibility?” Stretching by Bob Anderson hit the scene in 1980, way ahead of its time, when a lot of ordinary people were getting interested in fitness and were starting to run, cycle, and work out. It had stretching routines for these beginners, as well […]Read More!