Mike Armstrong: Shaping Young Minds & Bodies Through Bodybuilding

MIKE ARMSTRONG Shaping Young Minds & Bodies Through Bodybuilding by Jeffrey Louis [pseudonym for Irene L. Hause] Photo by Michael Neveux Muscle Up Volume 2, Number 6 August 1980 This Los Angeles schoolteacher uses weightlifting as an inspiration for inner city school kids to become dedicated to a goal. Mike Armstrong gets up at 4:30 a.m. to …

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Andreas Cahling – Success is the Journey

1980 – the Golden era of bodybuilding was a special time. Golden Viking on the beach. #andreascahling #goldenviking #thor #kungfury #posingsuits #posingtrunks #posingbriefswww.andreascahling.com Gepostet von Andreas Cahling am Donnerstag, 27. August 2020 AUTHOR’S NOTE:  When the editor of Muscle Training Illustrated asked Andreas Cahling for an article summarizing the progression of his career as a foreign-born bodybuilder, Andreas asked …

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The Private Side of Mike Mentzer

THE PRIVATE SIDE OF MIKE MENTZER by Irene L. Hause (MuscleMag International Number 28 March 1982) with permission. Photo thumbnail by John Corlett, Edited by neckberg. A strikingly handsome man who moves with the fluid grace of a panther. A bodybuilding superstar. Extraordinarily articulate, yet soft-spoken. Even among friends, known as a very private person. …

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Val Vasilieff – Mr. America 1964

“Many people who have just recently met me, asked if I had been strong before I started to train with weights, and how I managed to gain such gigantic proportions without destroying what I call the symmetrical appearance. When I was 17 years old I weighed 170 pounds and practiced acrobatics everyday with my brother …

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John Kuc ‘The Legend’

Around 1980 John Kuc retired and stopped powerlifting. At this time his best friend Bob Gaynor wrote the following tribute (source PL USA) – Mr. Berg “It is with a great deal of respect and a tremendous amount of disappointment that I must report the end of an era. It now appears that the competitive …

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