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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Bill Kazmaier – The World’s Strongest Seminar

Jerry Pritchett, 2017 America’s Strongest Man hosted Bill Kazmaier at his gym for a seminar recently and I was lucky enough to attend. The Kaz has graced us with a great deal of social media information such as YouTube videos with Josh Bryant, many of his European seminars appear online, as well as his own …

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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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Oldtime Strongman Training For Back And Chest Growth

This was the first article written by Joseph Curtis Hise for Iron Man around 1940. You will find here a complete resume of most of Hise’s teachings and how to train for chest growth the oldschool way! – Mr. Berg “MUST” muscle as stated by Arthur Saxon: (meaning muscles that a strong man must have well …

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Isometric Training For Strength and Definition

The following oldschool workout routine was developed by bodybuilding legend Don Ross (1977).- Mr. Berg “If you were exercising in the early 60’s, you remember the Isometric Fad. People who didn’t want to put out the time to exercise were encouraged to take ten seconds a day to push against their doorways, down on their …

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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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Strength Training for Bodybuilding by Reg Park

Do you want to combine strength training with bodybuilding? In this article bodybuilding icon and Arnold’s rolemodel Reg Park will reveal his secret about powerbuilding, have fun – Mr. Berg Strength Training for Bodybuilding by Reg Park “I have always felt that a bodybuilder should employ strength training along with his regular bodybuilding exercises. But …

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Shot Put Weight Training by Dallas Long

In 1963, no less than 20 athletes surpassed the once impenetrable 60 foot mark in the shot put. The name of the man who was number one on that list – Dallas C. Long. He was the owner of the world shot put record and credited working out with weights for most of his athletic success. “Weight …

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