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George F. Jowett Workout Courses

George F. Jowett was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England in 1891 and emigrated at an early age to the North American continent. Many iron game followers knew him as one of the world’s most adept wrestlers and weightlifters of his time. He worked as a blacksmith and within a few years he had formed the …

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Jon Pall Sigmarsson Training Routine

I heard a rumour that Jon Pall used to read in his earlier training years George F. Jowett Training Course. It’s a very old course about working out without weights. Just click on the link or use the tag system and click ‘George Jowett’ . Furthermore the magazine “Powerlifting USA 1988 (mar)” cited that Jon …

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Jon Pall Sigmarsson: The White Giant

Blonde, blue-eyed and muscular. That was Jon Pall Sigmarsson. This white giant was born 1960 in Island. He was ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ and the national hero. Jon was quite famous for his strength and character. But in 1993 a tragedy occurred. This White Giant died while working out. He was only 33 years old …

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1920 Strongmen: The Post-World War 1 Era

As we enter the 1920’s, strongmanism, like vaudeville, has already seen its best days come and go. The long ago strength feats of men like Louis Cyr, Eugen Sandow, and Arthur Saxon are now stuff of legend and remembered fondly by older lifters. For the younger generation however, the real strength stars are of more …

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