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by David Gentle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: My System of Heavy Exercise by Jay C. Gee
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: My System of Heavy Exercise by Jay C. Gee

If you can, navigate the site and find "Letters" i had from Grimek, wherein, he describes his personal leg routine, right up to advanced years, its a must read. Mind you, as an after thought, he told me when he was long retired, that he wished he had not let ego take over and squat so heavy when he ...
by David Gentle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Best Physical Culturists
Topic: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1970's
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1970's

Serge Nubret, he had a great aesthetic physique. David Gentle
by David Gentle
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Peter Seldon
Replies: 10
Views: 2190

Re: Peter Seldon

Jayne has sent me a nice load of details and dates, so i have plenty to work on, mainly by looking through the mags which i have, re nabba, although i am supposed to be a life member, i havent heard from them for years, so no idea what they do or who runs it? i did k now Malcolm whyatt kept the main...
by David Gentle
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Ray Nobile Joins HOPC Team
Replies: 8
Views: 139

Re: Ray Nobile Joins HOPC Team

I am really chuffed Ray has joined our gang, and what a valuable member he will be! As already said, he has done it all, and most of all was the nations hero................a fireman, what more could you ask for. See later in a forthcoming issue of Muscleanous where we will give you some more info o...
by David Gentle
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Peter Seldon
Replies: 10
Views: 2190

Re: Peter Seldon

Dear Jayne, if you can send me as many dates or reference points, as to when and where he was envolved, then if i get time, i have all the Healthand Strength mags of that period and can look them up lto see what we can find, should be photos and maybe a bio or at least more info, so send me what dat...
by David Gentle
Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Was Vince Gironda sponsored by American farmers?
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: Was Vince Gironda sponsored by American farmers?

Regarding Vince Gironda, and yes i have met and spoken to him at the NABBA Universe in london, For fans of Vince, i can not recommend strongly enough you obtain one of Karl Coyne's massive books dedicated to the Iron Guru, eg "Vince's Secret Locker" over 600 glossy pages with more photos than you ha...
by David Gentle
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

RE getting more plates for your dumbell or barbells. Recently i went to an old mate of mine( trouble is they are all old except for my nice new post lady, but enuf of that David) and he showed me that down in his cellar, he had almost a full gym, packed with various benches, leg press equipent, chin...
by David Gentle
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: AOBS events no longer being held
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: AOBS events no longer being held

It is such sad news from Peter that the AOBS event willl no longer continue. How well do i remember the original guys and often honorees. Vic used to phone me regularly always finishing off with his famous "carrry on". Well like the guys above say, we are doing our best to continue and educate the y...
by David Gentle
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling

whoops, I forget to put " remember" after I always, first signes of madness...Back to fighting, Terry O Neil, world champ martial arts, taught our Arnold how to use a sword and various other martial art s, Terry also did quite a few films, usually as a baddy, yet a nicer bloke you could not wish to ...
by David Gentle
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: Bill Pearl - Conditioning the Body for Wrestling

I always being there when Bill Pearl and Arnold s were having an argument and knowing of Bills wrestling prowess thinking, if you are not careful Arnold, Bill is going to wipe the floor with you . Arnold was a good former powerlifter and strong, but never ever had the wrestling skills of Bill. David.