Mike Jenkins – Lasting Strength Legacy

Thanksgiving in the United States is one of the most popular holidays, always falling on the last Thursday in November, but it reality it is a four day celebration of family, friends, food, football, and recently shopping. In the tightly knit world of Strongman competitors, Thanksgiving became a tragic time in 2013. The reason for …

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Training With The Power Rack

The following article was written by powerbuilder ‘Anthony Ditillo’. Back in the day he was quite famous for his strength and bulk training. He changed a whole generation of youngsters and helped them to become big, strong and confident. Here’s Anthony’s training philosophy (source: IM 1984 May) – Mr. Berg “Training intensity and the application …

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Siegmund Klein – Fun with Kettlebells

“In “Old Germany” many weightlifting clubs had a Rundgewichtsriege, a “round-weight” or kettlebell section. This group practiced the more intricate feat of Jonglieren (juggling). Regular meets were held, and frequently exponents of this skilled art worked in groups of as many as fifty, all of whom performed at the same time, swinging the weight overhead, …

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Rudolf Plukfelder – The Perfect Lifter

Great article about oldtime soviet weightlifter Rudolf Plukfelder. It was published in MB 1961. – Mr. Berg Rudolf Plukfelder taught himself the science of weightlifting and worked his way up from the mines of Siberia to the lifting platform and to world’s records! by DMITRI IVANOV SIBERIAN WINTERS ARE INCREDIBLY COLD! Outside the temperature drops to …

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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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