Dave Whitley “The Iron Tamer!” Famous Strongman, Lecturer, and Motivational Speaker Imagine growing up in rural Tennessee, shy, overweight, with a terrible stutter. That was the case with young Dave Whitley. To avoid the teasing and humiliation, he retreated into a world of fantasy and comic books, longing to […]Read More!
“He Could Lift an Elephant…” Goerner the Mighty by Edgar Mueller A Genuine Circus Strongman If Webster’s dictionary had a picture next to “circus strongman”, it would be that of great Hermann Goerner. Round face, leopard skin, Roman sandals and large hands. Believe me, he looked the part! Goerner traveled […]Read More!
The Complete Keys to Progress by John McCallum The Classic Muscle Building Series As a teenager back in the 60’s I subscribed to every muscle magazine available at the time… all 6 of them! Each and every one brought something to the table. I read some of them for […]Read More!
Muscle Control or Body Development by Will-Power by Maxick Originally published in 1910, this truly remarkable course has run through countless editions. This course describes in detail how, by use of mental concentration, you can develop and gain individual control of every muscle in the body. It’s easy, fascinating, […]Read More!
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!