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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Leonidas Arkona – The Amicable Giant from Berlin

​Berlin, the capital of Germany, is well-known for its start-up scene. The City is filled with people walking on the street with hopes of establishing their own brand that will allow them to become somebody. In the last few years, Berlin has become one of greatest hotspots of everything strength related.  The Youtube-Channel “Strength Wars” …

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Strict Bicep Curl by Weight Class

Currently the exercise ‘Strict Curl’ is gaining popularity and now everyone is seeking for some quite information about it. “How much should I curl for my bodyweight?” is a popular question. It’s really hard to track down the strict bicep curl record because it’s just not established like the squat, benchpress and deadlift, but I tried my …

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Doug Hepburn: King of the Curl!

During 2020, the strict curl went viral with Larry Wheels and former NFL legend James Harrison releasing videos of their respective impressive strict curls. The World’s Heaviest Bicep Curl in History Over 70 years ago, one of the strongest men of his time, Doug Hepburn was able to curl 255lbs/115kg! This curl was done in …

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