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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. …

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Roman Fritz: Blood, Pride and Determination

Roman Fritz has dedicated his whole life to bodybuilding success.  One of his personal trademarks is pure determination to exercise with great technique through using the power of concentration. Squatting is done deep, benching is executed slowly and controlled with the strictest form. Another trade mark of Roman is that he rarely skips any workouts. …

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Travis Ortmayer: Fighting The Darkness

I met Travis Ortmayer once at a Strongman contest in Dallas in 2004. I had the shitty experience of being injured in training that summer, but I tortured myself anyways by going to watch the able bodied compete while I let myself heal. At that contest, Travis stood out like a modern day, all American …

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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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