Bruno Sammartino – The Amicable Pittsburgh Giant

Big Bruno Sammartino, the amicable Pittsburgh giant, was born in Italy. Shortly before the outbreak of World War Two his father came to America, planning to find employment and then send for his ample family. But the war erupted, and it was not until 1949 that the Sammartinos were all reunited and in their adopted …

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James Henderson Bench Press Routine

James Henderson is one of the greatest benchpresser! He is also known as Big James Henderson and James “Hollywood” Henderson and was born April 9, 1965 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Henderson is a graduate of Mercer University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in theology and psychology. He is the first man in history to bench 700lb unequipped …

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Anthony Clark Workout Routine

Anthony Wayne Clark (born September 15, 1966 in Philippines — died May 22, 2005 in Friendswood, Texas, U.S.) was an American powerlifter, holder of the world record for the reverse grip bench press and member of the York Barbell Hall of Fame. He was the first and only teenager to bench press 600 pounds, 1986. …

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Lamar Gant Workout Routine (Squat, Deadlift, Bench)

Lamar Gant (born 1957 in Fort Collins, Colorado) is an American world record-holding powerlifter with idiopathic scoliosis. He was inducted into the International Powerlifting Federation Hall of Fame in 1980. The following schedules were developed by Lamar Gant. Benchpress, deadlift and squat training! The deadlift routine assumes the lifters comes into program with a 500lb. max. After successfully …

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History of the Bench Press

The benchpress is the most popular movements today. But was used very little during the twenties and thirties. It wasn’t until the forties that bodybuilders began bench pressing. Back in the old days another piece of equipment that we take for granted today was not available but the trainees of the time did not lack for imagination …

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George Eiferman training routine

George Eiferman Training Routine

George Eiferman (November 3, 1925 – February 12, 2002) was a notable figure in the sport of bodybuilding. Born in Philadelphia in 1925, he served in the Navy during World War II and entered into the sport of bodybuilding afterwards. He won the AAU Mr. America competition in 1948 and the Mr. Universe in 1962. …

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Pat Casey Training Routine

Pat Casey considered the grandfather of Powerlifting; not only was he a behemoth of a man, but Pat Casey was the forefather of the bench press. Pat Casey became the first man in the world to do 600lb. in the bench press. In this article you will learn how to train like Pat Casey! Pat’s …

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Ted Arcidi Training Routine

Ted Arcidi is an American former professional wrestler, actor and powerlifter from the United States of America. He is known to be the first man in human history to officially benchpress over 700lb. Here’s Ted’s training routine   Monday (Day 1) Bench Press 405lb to 415lb – 420lb 3 sets of 5 reps Press Behind the …

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Doug Hepburn Training Routine

Douglas Ivan Hepburn (1926 – November 22, 2000) was a Canadian strongman and weightlifter. During the 1950s he was publicly known as the “world’s strongest man”. Here’s the routine that Doug Hepburn used prior to the B.E. Games was this: Lower Body Squat 450lb 500lb 550lb 600lb 650lb all one single rep 700lb for 5 singles (5min …

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Mike Macdonald’s Bench Press Secret

Mike Macdonald was in the late 70s the bench-press superstar. He had incredible strong tendons and great fast muscle fibers. When he made his 603lb/273kg bench press, he had an 18inch/45cm arm. In this article I will present you Mike MacDonalds Training Secrets. In Iron Man Magazine (early 70s) Mike cites that a mistake many new beginners …

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