Watching Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbo Train

Bob Swern witnessed Arnold, Columbo and other great legends training at the ‘Hudson Health Club’. He wrote the following report around 1980, hat’s off to Mr. Swern: Bob Swern: “It was a Friday night in mid-September and I had just arrived at the gym – The Hudson Health Club. ‘You’ll never guess who just came …


Bill Pearl Bodybuilding

Bill Pearl: Man Of Gold

Bill Pearl is a bodybuilding pioneer and star. He won the Mr. Universe title at the age of 40. At this time, the world’s richest man, Paul Getty, was a Mr. Universe fan and used to attend the contests. He was so impressed by Bill Pearl’s muscle size and willpower that he invited him to visit his huge property. …


Irvin Koszewski abs training

Irvin “Zabo” Koszewski Training Routine

Irvin “Zabo” Koszewski (b. 1924 – d. 2009) was an American professional bodybuilder. Zabo served the United States in WWII in New Guinea where he contracted dengue fever and malaria. He brought back side effects, which he suffered with off and on his whole life. He also suffered with PTSD. Despite being handicapped he won the bodybuilding …


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