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The Amazing Story of JOHN FARBOTNIK

If you are a bodybuilding enthusiast you have already heard about John Farbotnik. During the year 1946 he entered competition for the first time in his life and won “Best Chest” in the Mr. America Contest against the best buiklt men in the country. This was the contest in which Alan Stephan won the Mr. …

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Jusup Wilkosz Bein Training Oldschool

Vorwort von neckberg: Ein sehr interessantes bein-training buch von Jusup Wilkosz. Damals in den frühen 80ern waren Jusup und Arnold Schwarzenegger Trainingspartner und gut befreundet. Arnold hatte sogar Jusup von Deutschland nach Santa Monica zu sich einfliegen lassen, um gemeinsam zu trainieren. Gerüchten zu folge hat Arnold sogar geschafft für Jusup eine Rolle für den film …

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Francis Sequeira: Asian Bodybuilding Workout

Francis is a bodybuilder from Asia. He used to compete in the 70s. The following article was written by Irene and Mike. FRANCIS SEQUEIRA (Part 2 of 2) by Irene L. Hause and Mike Armstrong Muscle Digest Volume 2, Number 2 May/June 1978 Could you tell us a little about your own workout, diet, and …

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Jusup Wilkosz – Lat and Back Workout

Front pull-ups Pull-ups are important for the development of the back muscles. Some bodybuilders are of the opinion that nothing else needs to be trained for the back except this exercise. But that is not quite right. If one performs the pull-ups so that the chin touches the bar, one works the entire back. Weights …

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bodybuilding Seminar

The following piece of bodybuilding history was published in ‘Muscle Up’ (1980 June). Bodybuilding reporter ‘Dean Camenares’ visited Arnold’s seminar. It’s a must read! Arnold talks about mind set, steroids and training!!! – Mr. Berg Arnold’s Brooklyn Bodybuilding Clinic  “Ever wish you could be face to face with your favorite bodybuilder and ask him just …

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Siegmund Klein – Good Forearm Exercises

Siegmund Klein was a gym owner in New York. Furthermore he loved bodybuilding, strength training and writing articles. The following article was written in 1954. Mr. Klein will reveal some oldtime bodybuilding & strongman exercises! “Powerful wrists and forearms have always had a great fascination for many athletes, for large wrists and shapely forearms are …

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MIKE ARMSTRONG: Symmetry Mixed with Artistry

Irene L. Hause Photos by Michael Neveux Muscular Development Volume 17, Number 1 January/February 1980 The snowstorm was so bad that bus service had been halted. Mike Armstrong stood on the roadside shivering, trying to hitch a ride from one of the few cars that dared to brave the slick roads and blinding snow. “I …

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Jusup Wilkosz – Latis Rücken

Klimmzüge vorne Klimmzüge sind wichtig zur Entwicklung der Rückenmuskulatur. Einige Bodybuilder sind der Meinung, daß außer dieser Übung nichts weiter für den Rücken trainiert werden muß. Daß ist aber nicht ganz richtig. Führt man die Klimmzüge so aus, daß an mit dem Kinn die Stange berührt, bearbeitet man den gesamten Rücken. Gewichte um die Hüfte …

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Roger Callard

An Exclusive Interview with Roger Callard

By Irene L. Hause , Muscle & Bodybuilder, May 1983 (w. permission) Roger Callard began bodybuilding at the tender age of five. His father, who was interested in weightlifting, encouraged him to train his chest as a possible means of overcoming childhood asthma (obstructed breathing). It worked, and Roger has been into weight training ever since. He began …

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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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