Precious Mckenzie Workout Routine

WEEK A MONDAY Squat Benchpress Deadlift TUESDAY Upright row Leg press Front squat Deadlift (straps) WEDNESDAY Half squats Incline Press Deadlift (from blocks) Thursday Front squats Shrugs Bench press (from sticking point) Friday Benchpress Seated squats Partial deadlifts  WEEK B MONDAY Squat Benchpress Deadlift TUESDAY Fast deadlifts Full squats Leg press WEDNESDAY Hack squat Pullover …


Ken Patera’s Weightlifting Career and Routine

The following piece of weightlifting history was written by Paul Ward in 1969. In this article you will learn Ken Patera’s weightlifting background and workout routine – Mr. Berg “Frank and Dorothy Patera became the proud parents of Ken, November 6, 1943. He was a healthy lad and of average size. Ken attended Cleveland High …


Mark Henry Weightlifting Career, Workout and Records

Mark Jerrold Henry (born June 12, 1971) is an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and retired professional wrestler, who is currently signed to WWE under a Legends contract. Here’s Mark Henry background story about weightlifting, powerlifting and some interesting thoughts about steroids and powerlifting equipment, have fun – Mr. Berg! Before wrestling Mark Henry was 3-times Texas State …


Dave Sheppard Weightlifting Workout

David Joseph Sheppard (b. 1931 d. 2000) was an American weightlifter and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne. Dave was known as a “Boy Wonder” of weightlifting. With the age of 22 he was able to win his first National Championship. He began weight training in 1946, …


Serge Reding Training Routine

Serge Reding has for a long time been on the list of the ten strongest heavyweights in the world. In May of 1970 he collected a sum total of 1322 pounds (600kg) in the three exercises. In his childhood, Serge took great interest in swimming and gymnastics, but these activities increased his own bodyweight so …


Starting Weightlifting Tips From Champions (Oldschool)

You want to be a weightlifter or start training? In this article 5 weightlifting legends will speak and present their thoughts about starting lifting weights. And when they speak you have to listen! Have fun – Mr. Berg. Tommy Kono  “The first thing any fledging lifter should do is to familiarize himself with or even memorize …


charles rigoulot workout

Charles Rigoulot Training Philosophy

Charles Rigoulot was born in 1903, at Vesinet (near Paris), France. His father and grandfather, butchers by trade, were extremely vigorous. Charles was a tough and robust lad, a scrapper, and parents of his victims during school days used to complain to the Rigoulot family. At nine he was leader of a youthful gang engaged …


Lee Phillips

Lee Phillips: Drink Milk and Get Big!

Lee Phillips was the biggest and most promising heavyweight lifters in the United States but also one of the least seen and therefore least known! There is no question that Lee was one of our top heavyweights. He proved this when he placed third in the Olympic Tryouts with a very impressive 1074 total. And …


Norbert Schemansky

Norbert Schemansky Workout

Norbert Schemansky is one of the all-time greats. He is of Polish descent but he also said he is an American and proud of it. He has proven to the sports world that champions can be 40 years old and still reign as king. In this article you will learn how Norbert Schmansky trained and his …


Joe Dube weightlifting

Joe Dube: The Teen Weightlifting Star

Joseph Douglas “Joe” Dube (born February 15, 1944) is an American weightlifter and world champion. Here’s Dube’s story! Less than a week before his 20th birthday, which fell on February 15, the 283-pound giant pressed 400 3/4 pounds in a Jacksonville, Florida, A.A.U. meet to break the junior world and national teen-age records. In the press, …


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