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by drob357
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling
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Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL CULTURE Subscribe www.davidgentle.com https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/bpw.jpg "One of my primary reasons for taking up weight training on a serious basis was to improve my physical condition for wrestling, and also to strengthen a knee injured while playing football. " - Bill ...
by drob357
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: MUSCLEANOUS June Issue
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MUSCLEANOUS June Issue

History of Physical Culture Subscribe www.davidgentle.com MUSCLEANOUS COLUMN – ISSUE NO. 2 By PC Historian David Gentle – June, 2019 https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/secissue.jpg We are proud to present the Second Issue of David Gentle’s MUSCLEANOUS Column. Don’t miss this fascinating piece. Featur...
by drob357
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: June Issue of MUSCLEANOUS
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June Issue of MUSCLEANOUS

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by drob357
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: John Grimek -Effects of Exercise on the Body
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John Grimek -Effects of Exercise on the Body

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Enjoy this fascinating look at the positive effects that exercise can have on the body by Bodybuilding legend, John Grimek.

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by drob357
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Custom Made Equipment for Sale
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Custom Made Equipment for Sale

Posted on behalf of Peter Yates https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/chrisequip.jpg This exercise equipment includes a terrific custom designed leverage machine. This machine has ability to do standing press, bench press, pull down, dips, shrug, deadlift and can also be used as a squat rack. In fact t...
by drob357
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Stick's Memorial Service
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Stick's Memorial Service

https://www.davidgentle.com/about/sticks.jpg Stick's Memorial Service A memorial service will be held for our dear friend Chris [Sticks] Bostick on Saturday June 8th from 2pm -4pm . The location will be the Matthewson-Forani Funeral Home,206 Kinne Street, East Syracuse, NY. Following a quiet recept...
by drob357
Fri May 31, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: John Grimek - Should You Train Heavy?
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John Grimek - Should You Train Heavy?

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL CULTURE Subscribe www.DavidGentle.com https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/trainh.jpg It has been said that Grimek was an advocate of the 1001 exercises. For sure he experimented with different exercises and training protocols. Looking back through magazines going back the the 30s,...
by drob357
Mon May 27, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Cyclops Bienkowski Breaking a Coin
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Cyclops Bienkowski Breaking a Coin

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL CULTURE Subscribe www.davidgentle.com “CYCLOPS” BIENKOWSKI BREAKING A COIN By David P. Willoughby https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/cyclopx.jpg While numerous old-time professional strongmen used to claim to be able to break coins with their fingers, only a very few were able to...
by drob357
Fri May 24, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Problem of Beginners by John Grimek
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Problem of Beginners by John Grimek

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL CULTURE Subscribe www.DavidGentle.com Published in Strength and Health magazine March 1962 https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/grimekp.jpg The great strongman/bodybuilder John Grimek unlike many others never wrote a book or training manual. Thankfully he wrote thousands of articles...
by drob357
Wed May 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Thomas Topham Strong Man of Islington
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Thomas Topham Strong Man of Islington

HISTORY OF PHYSICAL CULTURE CHECK OUT OUR NEW HOMEPAGE! Subscribe www.davidgentle.com https://www.davidgentle.com/forum/ttop.jpg Subscribe to our Library and enjoy this fascinating essay, compiled by Martial Artist and Author LEE MORRISON and Author & Historian, DAVID GENTLE . It relies strongly on...