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by David Gentle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg Park Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 5272

Re: Reg Park Bound

Kaz, i used to be foreign correspondant to MD when Grimek was editor, then Jan Dellinger took over and also kept me on, i am happy to say Jan is now one of our gang and we correspond now and then talking about the o ld days. but i must admit i didnt know it was still available, will take a look David
by David Gentle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: happy birthday Tom Balchin
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

Re: happy birthday Tom Balchin

Ditto Tom, must tell you, remember those really tough grippers you so kindly gave me? well i had a visit from Paul shaw who actually closed then over and over with one hand, whereas i couldnt shut them with two hands and the wife standing on my shoulders. He has got to be on something , i think its ...
by David Gentle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Mail Bag - Ask Us a Question
Topic: Are you rich or poor in strentgh, By Charles Atlas
Replies: 3
Views: 1151

Re: Are you rich or poor in strentgh, By Charles Atlas

I think it is in a copy of Physical Culture magazine and even think i have it in my rather large file on Atlas, i am slowly sorting out my junk, so will dig it out when able, i remember what great sepia photos of Atlas were with it, he did on reflection, really have a super aesthetic physique.I stil...
by David Gentle
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg Park Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 5272

Re: Reg Park Bound

Hi Kazz , many moons ago, when the moon was on its seventh high and venus was in line with mars(yes sound nuts,but i have even written a horoscope column in my time, all a load of crap i made up, ) anyway back to subject, yes a long time a go, i decided to do an inventory, it took literally weeks, h...
by David Gentle
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: So where do you train then?
Replies: 22
Views: 17326

Re: So where do you train then?

Stop keeping on about old guys "over 80" mind you age has affected me, i note if i do three sets of bench press, after set two, its not uncommon for me to fall asleep on the bench dreaming of better days. As for that other subject about "the other" when a kid, an old (whoops) guy once said to me "Da...
by David Gentle
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg Park Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 5272

Re: Reg Park Bound

Just an addenda Kazza, re the collection, i too have a life long collection (over 70yrs of collecting started at school) and said the same to my daughter....one day etc, and guess what, i got the same reply, "sorry dad, its all going in a skip", so i had better begin flogging it all off soon before ...
by David Gentle
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg Park Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 5272

Re: Reg Park Bound

Hi Kazza, funny name that, its also my daughters nearly nick name of Kazzy due to her only being able to say that when a youngster before her real Karen name....i digress. as usual. You are right about Reg only made real progress when he went to Weedy land (USA) i have letters from both Reg and the ...
by David Gentle
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: maxalding permission
Replies: 3
Views: 1311

Re: maxalding permission

come on speak to me someone, i want the maxalding literature back on the site, when will it be back? David Gentle
by David Gentle
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg Park Bound
Replies: 20
Views: 5272

Re: Reg Park Bound

Reg Parks mag was first financed by Weider in 1952 March and called Mr Universe, Chas Smith wrote most of the text, this went on for 8 issues, then Regs father stepped in, in Jan 1954 a good business and it went purely to The Reg Park mag although Weider still had adverts and Chas still wrote, it wa...
by David Gentle
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Videos of Old Physical Culturists, Strongmen & Bodybuilders
Topic: Unexpected Beefcake on Television Screens
Replies: 4
Views: 1605

Re: Unexpected Beefcake on Television Screens

Peter,i think you are right. hope to find the cutting. Must say how much i agree with you and Diane re selling more how to do it type of book, home courses etc, just wish we had sticks to illustrate, over the years i wrote hundreds of similar type article for guys to train at home with or without we...