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by David Gentle
Wed Nov 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Davids Birthday
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: Davids Birthday

Thanks guys, another year older and deeper in dept. sounds like an old song i used to sing.Mainly thank you , for the great input, time effort and sheer enthusiasm you both contribute to our web site, its you who help me have a reason to get out of bed in the morning and to do something.(of course t...
by David Gentle
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: eddie kershaw
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: eddie kershaw

Real sorry to hear of the passing of Eddie, he with guys like Ron Collings shifted some amazing poundages without the help of "special" belts and braces to aid the lift, his squats were to us guys using 300lbs out of this world. rip.Eddie, David Gentle
by David Gentle
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Dellinger Files.
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Dellinger Files.

Here is a just a quick bit of news, just received via Peter Yates a super book written by the former editor of Muscular Development amongst many other published articles, The book is The Dellinger Files, written by Jan Dellinger who spent 25 years service to the York Barbell co. its a great delightf...
by David Gentle
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill Pearl 89
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Bill Pearl 89

Hi, I have written to Bill at his home address, so await a reply which i will let you read when he replies, i am sure he will be happy to join our happy gang and what a scoop it will be for us to have one of the greatest bodybuillders of all time along with us on the site. David Gentle
by David Gentle
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: JOHN LEES
Replies: 14
Views: 8271

Re: JOHN LEES

Although John Lees didnt turn up at the last wrestling reunion, i think he is still fine. He entered the U niverse many times and i think won it after, and dont quote me, ten attempts. He came from Stallbridge in the midlands and still there as far as i know, he hated his tag, "The Stallbridge Steve...
by David Gentle
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bill Pearl 89
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Bill Pearl 89

Wish i had remembered Bills birthday, would have sent him a card. theres no doubt about it, he is the nicest bloke in bodybuilding and generously gave me many things. i wrote part of his trilogy Legends of The Iron Game, a set of books i recommend you get if you can. Bill was always good with his fa...
by David Gentle
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Eugen Sandow original books, stacked with photos for sale soon . contact me via the forum
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Eugen Sandow original books, stacked with photos for sale soon . contact me via the forum

Sorry mate, i put them on ebay and they all sold apart from a couple i kept for me and one for Peter. the book was a short bio, plus a stack of Sandow pix. David Gentle
by David Gentle
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Oscar Heidenstam "Modern Bodybuilding"
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Oscar Heidenstam "Modern Bodybuilding"

Hi Mate, sorry, book no longer for sale. goes back into my archives, David Gentle
by David Gentle
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: Oscar Heidenstam "Modern Bodybuilding"
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Oscar Heidenstam "Modern Bodybuilding"

HI Mate, I have an original first edition with dust cover( which is a bit frayed, but book vgc, ) written for the home trainer, both free and weight training schedules , plus diet, well recommended for the natural healthy bodybuilder, its the only copy i have but you can have it for a tenner, thats ...
by David Gentle
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: If you could only do one.
Replies: 16
Views: 518

Re: If you could only do one.

Thats a super photo Jim, i would think lifting that boulder would involve just about every muscle on the body, looks like for instance even your neck is getting a workout.Re dear old Hackenschmidt and the lift. I remember going back a while, he said, the lift was not actually named after him as much...