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by peter yates
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Reg park, speech and posing, Toronto 1988
Replies: 9
Views: 2771

Re: Reg park, speech and posing, Toronto 1988

That is a great story and confirms what i have always heard about Reg from those who knew him or had contact with him,a class act to the end.Would you mind posting a photo of the shirt? Certainly one that could never be worn.Probably worth a fortune on Ebay, but i bet you would never part with it. R...
by peter yates
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1970's
Replies: 7
Views: 3193

Re: The Best Physical Culturists of the 1970's

Kazza, i agree that he was as close to a perfect physique as any.Certainly one that still stands out.What year was it when you met him? I had read he was getting back to serious training and then there was talk of him being poisoned by his wife and others and having him committed.i could never find ...
by peter yates
Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: New Members - Greetings & Introductions
Topic: What a great find!
Replies: 3
Views: 40

Re: What a great find!

A very warm welcome to the forum.Glad you found us,there must be many, like yourself, who have not yet heard of the site, so if you know others please pass on the information. Also like many of us you have chosen a path that has brought immense joy and satisfaction to your life without the need for ...
by peter yates
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?
Replies: 45
Views: 1876

Re: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?

Doug Hepburn became vegetarian later in life when he started exploring Eastern religions. My feeling is that Bill Pearl began vegetarianism around the same time he started to follow Shri Chinmoy.Chinmoy was a controversial character in the weightlifting community due to his claims of hoisting stupen...
by peter yates
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell or Trade
Topic: George Hackenschmidt's rare philosophy books
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: George Hackenschmidt's rare philosophy books

Jarett, would you mind contacting Diane [administrator] with this problem, it seems others have experienced it too.I am sure she can suggest something.
Thanks,Peter.
by peter yates
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?
Replies: 45
Views: 1876

Re: Which physical culturists were vegetarian?

Thanks for that one Daryll, a gentleman i had not previously heard of but a real all round athlete.I notice the article mentions Murray Rose.I read about Rose in the 1960s and his diet which was pretty much Vegan.However in his early 40s i read an article by him saying that while he was strong and h...
by peter yates
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Health and Strength League
Replies: 26
Views: 16174

Re: Health and Strength League

That would be great David, glad Jarett brought it up as i was just reading a H&S where Malcolm had just started documenting this.I know we are keeping you on your toes,but what else have you to do during the lock down other than drink tea and eat cakes. ;)
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?
Replies: 19
Views: 881

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

Jarett, thank you for weighing in here with your expertise.I know that you live near Jan and have been friends with the Todds for many years.For those who do not know, Jarett is one of the top collectors of PC books and memorabilia in the USA. He particularly has a great collection of hard to get ea...
by peter yates
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Training Logs for 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29556

Re: Training Logs for 2020

Steve, glad you are on the mend. I agree it is best if you can to do what ever exercises do not irritate the injury. Keep the blood flowing into the area.Hope it is better soon.
Regards,Peter.
by peter yates
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: How long has Physical Culture been going on for?
Replies: 19
Views: 881

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

Jarett, thanks you for the very detailed and interesting reply and taking the time to gather this information.I knew if anyone could it would be you.History is such that once you find some new information it encourages looking at what you already know with new eyes.While we may never know the full s...