Paul Wrenn: The Powerlifting Hero

Paul Wrenn competed in the early 70s against legends like John Kuc and Big Jim Williams. Here’s a rare and great interview by iron historian Fred Rice (published in PL USA 1999) – Mr. Berg “Paul Wrenn is a name familiar to everyone associated with powerlifting. His pictures have appeared frequently on the pages of …

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Richard Baldwin The “Thinkin Man’s” Bodybuilder

Here’s a very rare article about golden era bodybuilder Richard Baldwin. It was written by Irene Hause (with Permission) and Pat Mills and published in ‘Muscle Up’ in December, 1981. And yes…. I even never heard of a bodybuilding mag named ‘Muscle Up’. And I guess 99% of you didn’t read that article. Especially my …

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Chuck Sipes: Real Life Superman

I recently found a great article by iron historian Mike Newton (published in Iron Man). He interviewed Chuck Sipes. It’s worth to read if you want to learn about Chuck’s diet, mental attitude and life style – Mr. Berg Probably the greatest single dream that a young bodybuilder has, besides that of winning a major title, is …

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Mark Henry Weightlifting Career, Workout and Records

Mark Jerrold Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, who is currently signed to WWE under a Legends contract. Here’s Mark Henry background story about weightlifting, powerlifting and some interesting thoughts about steroids and powerlifting equipment, have fun – Mr. Berg! Before wrestling Mark Henry was 3-times Texas State …

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Big Jim Williams From Prisoner To World Champion

  Jim is one of the first black men to establish himself and a world record holder in powerlifting. Jim Williams said that he bench pressed 600 lbs (272 kg) before learning about steroids. He has been lifting weights since 1966. Furthermore he has done 25 powerlifting meets and won 21 of them! Jim Williams is …

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