The Man With The Mighty Arms

Arthur Verge was an oldschool strongman and able to strict curl his own bodyweight (152lb/69kg)! Here’s his story and training, published in Strength and Health July 1945 written by W.A. PULLUM! “During the 40 years that I have been teaching weight-training and lifting it has naturally fallen to my lot to produce some very outstanding …

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Over 100 Bodybuilding Program Spreadsheet

Over 100 Bodybuilding Program Spreadsheet In the below you’d the most read blog posts about how the oldtimers trained. Plus I listed about more than 100 articles, which contain the spreadsheet/split routine they used back in the day! Learn how Arnold Schwarzenegger and all other 70’s bodybuilder trained for free. Neckberg is the only source …

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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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Cable Training by Mr. America Chuck Sipes

According to Mr. America Chuck Sipes cable/band training puts more and more tension on the tendons, ligaments, and muscle area. Through cable work, these areas are strengthened in a different way than from weight training. With this thought in mind, the powerlifter would be wise to consider such training with cables in a powerlift schedule …

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George F. Jowett Workout Courses

George F. Jowett was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England in 1891 and emigrated at an early age to the North American continent. Many iron game followers knew him as one of the world’s most adept wrestlers and weightlifters of his time. He worked as a blacksmith and within a few years he had formed the …

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Oldschool Chest Expander Training by Reg Park

Mr. Universe Winner Reg Park was open-minded and tried everything to improve his training. His role model John Grimek used to train with expanders extensively. He cited expanders are great to integrate into your training regime during off-seasons. Lifting heavy weights for a long time of period will bring muscular aches and joint troubles. Expanders have got maximum …

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