Sergio Oliva Young Mr. America

1965 Mr. America Contest: Sergio Oliva has lost

Jerry Daniels of Chattanooga won the crown. But there were other outstanding bodybuilders. Jerry Daniels had 51 1/2 inch chest; 31 inch waist and 19 inch biceps. He started training at the age of 17 at Dave Collier’s Colonial Health Studio in Chattanooga. Four years later he won his first big contest – the Teenage …


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Don Ross Mr. America Workout for Definition

Don Z. Ross (October 6, 1946 – June 2, 1995) was a professional bodybuilder, wrestler and weight training coach from California. He performed under the names ‘Ripper Savage’ and ‘The Bronx Barbarian’. He has won numerous bodybuilding titles throughout the United States, including Pro. Mr. America; America’s Most Muscular Man 1975, 76 and 77; IFBB Pro …


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Raymond Routledge: U.S. Air Force Bodybuilder Champion

Mr. Routlege won both the Mr. Universe title and Mr. America title in the same year 1961. For my younger followers: those two titles were the most prestigious titles in American Bodybuilding history! Mr. Routledge was very famous, every bodybuilding magazine wanted to print his physique on their covers. Millions of young people saw and …


Harry Johnson: Mr. America Training 1949

Harry Johnson (1959 AAU Mr. America winner) cited that the following routine is only for experienced bodybuilder. Do not try this program without 3 years of lifting experience! Training periods were 3 times per week, each session two hours. Bench Press 260lb 3 sets of 15 reps Incline Bench Press two 90lb dumbells 3 sets …


Clarence Ross: Mr. America Training 1945

Here is how Clancy Ross trained to win the Mr. America title and numerous others. The following outline is his three months course. He divided the course into four different routines. Each routine was designed for a definite purpose. The ‘Exercise No.1’ with thirty exercises aimed to build the body to its fullest extent as fas as bulk …


Chuck Sipes: The Bodybuilding Hero

Chuck Sipes was the real bodybuilding hero. He was Mr. America, Mr. Universe, and Mr. World. He was not only a bodybuilder; Chuck Sipes was also a role model. He changed, helped, and shaped the lives of troubled men and youngsters. Chuck Sipes’ story He was born on August 22, 1932, in Sterling, Illinois. As a youngster, …


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Boyer Coe Training Routine

Boyer Coe was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, on August 18, 1946. He started weight training at age fourteen at the Lake Charles Gym, where he often lifted in the cold under the light of a 100-watt bulb. As a boy he’d inform anyone who would listen that some day he would be Mr. America. …


George Eiferman training routine

George Eiferman Training Routine

George Eiferman (November 3, 1925 – February 12, 2002) was a notable figure in the sport of bodybuilding. Born in Philadelphia in 1925, he served in the Navy during World War II and entered into the sport of bodybuilding afterwards. He won the AAU Mr. America competition in 1948 and the Mr. Universe in 1962. …


Bill Pearl Full Training Routine

(1) Mr. America Training (1953)(2) Training For Variety(3) 1961 Mr. Universe Training (4) Bill’s Best Training Routine (Gained 50lb solid muscle!) MORE (1) Mr. America Training Routine designed by Bill’s coach ‘Leo Stern’ (1953) He started working out regularly with weights in November, 1950. He followed his own routines based on oldschool bodybuilding magazines. As time passed …


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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