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What Value Are Cables to The BODYBUILDER

By the way, last week I read a german book called ‘Arnold Hautnah’ (it was written by close friends) and even Arnold Schwarzenegger used the chest expander as a youngster! Article was written in 1947 by Mr. Theriault! “What value are cables to the bodybuilder? This is a question that we have been asked a …


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The Amazing Story of JOHN FARBOTNIK

If you are a bodybuilding enthusiast you have already heard about John Farbotnik. During the year 1946 he entered competition for the first time in his life and won “Best Chest” in the Mr. America Contest against the best buiklt men in the country. This was the contest in which Alan Stephan won the Mr. …


Benefits of Using Chest Expander

Chuck Sipes (Mr. America), Reg Park (Arnold’s rolemodel) and the father of bodybuilding ‘John Grimek’…They all used and included chest expander in their training routine! The following article was written by John Grimek around 1960 (published in S&H)! And don’t forget to use my tag-system below for more great articles about cable training! – Mr. Berg “Chest …


Chuck Sipes: Real Life Superman

I recently found a great article by iron historian Mike Newton (published in Iron Man). He interviewed Chuck Sipes. It’s worth to read if you want to learn about Chuck’s diet, mental attitude and life style – Mr. Berg Probably the greatest single dream that a young bodybuilder has, besides that of winning a major title, is …


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Strand Pulling Exercises For Legs and Abs

The following chest expander exercises was recommended and developed by training expert David Webster. You are allowed to use any form of resistance equipment (Bands, Strand Pulling or Cable). In this tutorial he used the strand pulling and resistance band, have fun! Strand Pulling Workout for Abs Sit Ups The strandpulling version of an old favorite sit-up. …


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Home Band Workout Oldschool (Full Body)

Are you young and broken and do not have access to any gym equipment? Are you a businessman without much time? That’s not a problem and shall not be an excuse to skip the experience of building muscle and fitness! You can substitute weights with bands or resistance work! Even bodybuilding stars and Mr. Universe Winners ‘John …


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Cable Training by Mr. America Chuck Sipes

According to Mr. America Chuck Sipes cable/band training puts more and more tension on the tendons, ligaments, and muscle area. Through cable work, these areas are strengthened in a different way than from weight training. With this thought in mind, the powerlifter would be wise to consider such training with cables in a powerlift schedule …


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Oldschool Chest Expander Training by Reg Park

Mr. Universe Winner Reg Park was open-minded and tried everything to improve his training. His role model John Grimek used to train with expanders extensively. He cited expanders are great to integrate into your training regime during off-seasons. Lifting heavy weights for a long time of period will bring muscular aches and joint troubles. Expanders have got maximum …


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