Paul Wrenn: The Powerlifting Hero

Paul Wrenn competed in the early 70s against legends like John Kuc and Big Jim Williams. Here’s a rare and great interview by iron historian Fred Rice (published in PL USA 1999) – Mr. Berg “Paul Wrenn is a name familiar to everyone associated with powerlifting. His pictures have appeared frequently on the pages of …

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Roger Estep: Question and Answers

Dear Roger: In a regular training session, do you wear the same lifting suit that you would wear in meet? I understand that Mike Bridges wears his all the time and Fred Hatfield has the oppsite opinion and only wears his tight suit just prior to a meet. Tom Evan. Dear Tom: My opinion on …

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Roger Estep: Question and Answers

Here’s a great excerption from Roger Estep’s question and answers column. In the 80s fans from the whole world used to send letters to Estep and he answered them. Here’s Estep diet and thoughts about overtraining and motivation. – Mr. Berg DEAR ROGER: “I’ve been powerlifting and bodybuilding for several years. I really enjoy going …

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Deadlift Program: Gain 30 Pounds!

The following deadlift routine was developed by oldschool powerlifting star John Kuc – Mr. Berg “What we are going to do in this narrative is map out a complete deadlift cycle. To do this a few assumptions must be made: 1. Lifter is in beginner to intermediate stage 2. Has competed in a meet 3. …

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Natural Training Methods by John Kuc

John Kuc is a great powerlifting legend from the 70’s. Here’s John’s opinion about using drugs in powerlifting – Mr. Berg! “I have previously discussed my overall philosophy of drug free training, however, in this article I would like to delve into actual drug free training methods. Over the last few years I have found …

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