The following interview was sent by Irene Hause to me. She knew a lot of oldtime bodybuilders like Mike Mentzer and Ed Giuliani. Big thanks! AN EXCLUSIVE, EXPLOSIVE INTERVIEW with ED GIULIANI by Irene [L.] Hause Photos by Tim Kopack Muscle Up Volume 3, Number 9 February 1981 He’s been around the sport of bodybuilding …


Serge Nubret’s Quotes from

The following quotes are from the forum ‘’. It was a great forum with oldtime bodybuilders like Serge Nubret, Vince Anello and Richard Baldwin. I think the owner died and thus the platform was shutted down. Serge used to write some posts about training/diet and I was able to save them. Here are Serge Nubret’s posts…It’s …


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Siegmund Klein: Bodybuilder Legend From Germany

He moved from Germany to the United Stated. He opened there a gym and was able to make a living with weights. Here’s Siegmund’s Klein story written by Iron Historian Thomas Dugan in 1970 S&H. – Mr. Berg For the past fifty years Siegmund Klein, born April 10, 1902 in Thorn, West Prussia, Germany, has …


Shoulders Make The Man!

Golden Era Legend Boyer Coe developed the following shoulder workout routine around the 70’s. Use my great tag-system at the bottom and click ‘Boyer Coe’ for more articles! – Mr. Berg “Ask any veteran bodybuilder what they will notice first about a bodybuilder and they will probably answer “overall symmetry”. Nothing contributes more to one’s overall …


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David Dupre: Inside the Vortex

Great Interview of oldschool bodybuilder Dave Dupree. He will tell you how Steve Reeves trained and he will give some inspiration about diet and protein drinks! Interview was published by James Crowford in 1979 – Mr. Berg “Southern California is the steamy playground of the world’s leading bodybuilding champions. It is generally a dry, warm …


Workout to Build Steve Reeves Physique!

Iron historian Steeri Larsen knew and outlined Steve Reeves favorite exercises and his training training philosophy. Big thanks for your effort.  “Bodybuilding is a matter of proportions. Wide shoulders, narrow waist and hips and well shaped thighs, that’s what really makes a man a bodybuilder. Big arms, a deep chest and rippling abdominals are all …


Steve Reeves Oldschool Calves Workout

Hard work is the most important thing for developing calves. It is quite true that some bodybuilders experience little or no difficulty in building an outstanding calf development.  Others seem to labor over the years with nothing more than a quarter inch increase. What’s the remedy? It’s Specialization and HARD WORK. According to Steve Reeves …


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Bill Pearl: Man Of Gold

Bill Pearl is a bodybuilding pioneer and star. He won the Mr. Universe title at the age of 40. At this time, the world’s richest man, Paul Getty, was a Mr. Universe fan and used to attend the contests. He was so impressed by Bill Pearl’s muscle size and willpower that he invited him to visit his huge property. …


Steve Reeves: The Shape

Stephen Lester Reeves was an American professional bodybuilder, actor, and philanthropist. Steve is a descendent of a combination of Welsh, Irish, German and English heritage. World famous Muscle Magazine photographer Russ Warner is quoted in the book Steve Reeves ‘One Of A Kind’ as saying “I don’t think there is one chance in 50 trillion, that the …


Steve Reeves Training Routine

At times he trained his entire body in one day, three times a week. For a period of six months straight, he ran a five minute mile, without missing. At other times he’d jog about three to five miles. He also said that bodybuilders should also include cardio in their training shedule. Luckily I found …


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