Power lifting in 1940

With the beginnings of World War II in 1939, Europe’s weightlifting establishment was forced to endure a seven year break from international competition. On our side of the Atlantic, several top American lifters of the late 30’s and early 40’s were also affected by the war and wound up in the military. Despite World War …

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Doyle Kenady Mountain Man from Oregon

Doyle Kenady Mountain man from Oregon as told to Powerlifting USA by Gus Rethwisch Doyle Kenady passed away from a heart attack at age 50, on my birthday, February 3rd. Doyle cut an impressive figure with his mountain man beard and prodigious strength at 5’10”, 310lbs. He was a 2time IPF World Champion and just …

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Jouko Ahola is more man than YOU!

Jouko Ahola was born December 1, 1970. He was a tough Finnish former strongman. He won the “World’s Strongest Man” in 1997 and 1999. Furthermore he was able to beat big guys like Flemming Rasmussen, Magnus Samuelsson, Svend Karlsen and Magnús Ver Magnússon. . Jouko’s mindset was unique during oldschool strongman era. He used to bleed heavy when …

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Bob Peoples The World’s Strongest Farmer!

THE GREAT LEGEND BOB PEOPLES!!! I FOLLOWED MANY OF HIS TRAINING PRINCIPLES!!! I found his book again that I stored… Gepostet von Vince Anello am Samstag, 13. Dezember 2014 Bob Peoples was a farmer, deadlift-record-holder and a great innovative thinker. This guy invented the power rack, straps, safety bar and leg press. Bob’s stats Height: 176cm/5’9″, Best …

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