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by raynobile
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: john lear passes
Replies: 2
Views: 104

john lear passes

john lear passed a couple of days ago. he was born in shewsbury in august 1935. john was british weightlifting coach for over 50 years. he represented britain at 9 olympic games and 9 commonwealth games. as well as numerous european and world championships.he co authored many books with al murray. h...
by raynobile
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Happy birthday Dave Hartnett
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Happy birthday Dave Hartnett

hi david, massive birthday greetings from bulgaria, enjoy your day my friend,
by raynobile
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: If anyone can offer an expert opinion, it's Ray
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: If anyone can offer an expert opinion, it's Ray

hi harry, my opinion is that you cannot compare the two lifts. the irainian is doing a snatch, whilst sion is doing a power clean. 2 different lifts altogether.sion should continue with his olympic lifting as it will only bennefit him when he returns to rugby. regards, ray.
by raynobile
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?
Replies: 45
Views: 2193

Re: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?

pearl was a lacto vegeterainian. became one after retiring from contests.
by raynobile
Tue Jun 02, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Low back rounding deadlift
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Low back rounding deadlift

yes it will improve your pull from the floor keep at it. i would sugest you do it once or twice a week. after your normal deadlift workout. regards, ray.
by raynobile
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: antamo donnateli
Replies: 18
Views: 14280

Re: antamo donnateli

hi tom, yes you are right, don was always bespoke. he ran a very sucsesful mail order buisness from 1940s till mid 60s. at one time he employed 8 people in his office to handle all the mail he was getting. every person got a handwriten routine designed for there personal needs. i first met don at th...
by raynobile
Sun May 24, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?
Replies: 19
Views: 986

Re: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?

great stuff harry good find. i believe sandow had numerous court cases throughout the years. as much later joe weider. a case of history repeating itself methinks. both guys made lots of false claims when advertising their products. :D .
by raynobile
Sat May 23, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?
Replies: 19
Views: 986

Re: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?

hi harry, you state that the first refference to bodybuilding was an article writen to a newspaper in 1904 by sandow. sandow held a bodybuilding contest in london in 1901. to find britains perfectly developed man.might be worth searching the london papers from that year. contest was won by a scotsma...
by raynobile
Sat May 23, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Low back rounding deadlift
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Low back rounding deadlift

thanks peter for your input. colin, another thing you can try to get the feeling of pushing your feet through the floor, load the bar to a weight that is imposible for you to lift, set up as if to deadlift, and pull and push with your feet\ legs as hard as you can. hopefully you will get that sensat...
by raynobile
Fri May 22, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Ray's Training Advice
Topic: Low back rounding deadlift
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Low back rounding deadlift

hi colin, seems to me you are straightening your legs too soon. deadlifts should be done shoeless or in very flat shoes with no heel and a thin sole. ballet slippers are what powerlifters used to compete in when deadlifting. this gives your body more contact with the floor. when seting up for the li...