Roger Callard

An Exclusive Interview with Roger Callard

By Irene L. Hause , Muscle & Bodybuilder, May 1983 (w. permission) Roger Callard began bodybuilding at the tender age of five. His father, who was interested in weightlifting, encouraged him to train his chest as a possible means of overcoming childhood asthma (obstructed breathing). It worked, and Roger has been into weight training ever since. He began …

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How to Train Your Lat Spread!

The following article was written by oldschool bodybuilder and strongman Armand Tanny (b. 1920 d. 2009). He won the title Mr. USA in 1950 and Pro Mr. America! -Mr. Berg “Forty years ago you would have called it a broad back. Today it’s more popularly known as the “lat spread.” For those few still sadly …

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Kal Szkalak Arm Workout

The following arm workout routine was developed by Kalman Szkalakin the year 1978. He won bodybuilding titles like Mr. America (1976), Mr. USA (1977) and IFBB Mr. Universe (1977) -Mr. Berg “Might is right! With heavy weights and supersets Kal’s arm training developed the power and size that helped vanquish the best bodybuilders in the …

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Meet Dennis Tinerino – Mr. USA

The following article was written by Joe Abbenda around 1966. Dennis Tinerino is a great legend! He won the Mr. USA, Mr. America (1967) and  Mr. Universe title in 1968 (competed against Jim Haislop and Frank Richards!) In this article you will learn how Dennis trained, ate and lived. – Mr. Berg.!! “The overwhelming choice of the judges …

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Joe Nazario bodybuilding

Joe Nazario: Mr. Eastern America

The following article was published by Howard Alpert in 1977 – Mr. Berg “There is a word that has become very popular in recent years and it is used in describing a select group of unique individuals. The word is charisma, and it refers to an almost magical quality that certain people are supposed to possess. …

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Rod Koontz bodybuilding

Rod Koontz: Mr. USA of 1977

In the world wide web Rod Koontz is known as ‘the homeless bodybuilder’. In this article you will learn the human behind this golden era legends. The following article was published by Irene Hause – Mr. Berg  MR. USA OF 1977—ROD KOONTZ Written by Irene L. Hause Muscle Digest, July/August 1978 “I don’t care how …

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Ken Waller: From Football to Bodybuilding!

Ken Waller is a golden era bodybuilding legend. He was featured in the move “Pumping Iron” with Arnold Schwarzenegger! In 1971 he won the Mr. Universe title (amateur). He even transformed from football to bodybuilding with great success. Here’s Ken Waller’s story, workout routine and diet. – Mr. Berg Kenneth Henry Waller, was born on …

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