Harold Poole Bodybuilding

Harold Poole: Mr. North America

“In the half-sport of physique competition where ideal vary and perfection is never attained, a man has only a few years in which to excel before the toll of advancing age must be paid. At the age of eighteen, Harold Poole has come closer to achieving that elusive perfection than most bodybuilders can ever hope …

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Harold Poole Training routine

Harold Poole Training Routine

Harold (b. 1943 – August 7, 2014) became the first African-American to be named IFBB Mr. America. As a freshman, Harold ran a 54-second quarter mile and was a member of the school’s championship mile relay team. During his junior year in school, he placed second in the Indiana High School wrestling tournament as a 175 pounder.  There …

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