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by colinkbell
Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: The Gym I grew Up In
Replies: 17
Views: 17297

The Gym I grew Up In

Recently i returned back to my hometown for a visit. I stood outside the premises of a place that meant a great deal to me through my teens - Olympia Gym. It was there i made many friends, who were closer than family. It was there i first saw my first pair of 19" arms, and even measure them!It was t...
by colinkbell
Wed Mar 16, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: JUST BACK
Replies: 9
Views: 9906

Re: JUST BACK

Hi Peter, very sorry to read about your sad loss. I would like to thank my teenage years mentor who was perhaps the greatest ever natural bodybuilder in Northern Ireland - Mr John Heasley. He is still alive, but not active in bodybuilding since the explosion of steroid scene. In terms of olympic wei...
by colinkbell
Wed Mar 09, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Siegmund Breitbart Clipping
Replies: 2
Views: 3467

Re: Siegmund Breitbart Clipping

Excellent. I have often wandered where the Poles get their strength from, they are amazing!
by colinkbell
Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: The problem with MUSCLE CONTROL
Replies: 25
Views: 34053

Re: The problem with MUSCLE CONTROL

Thanks Talbot, i will give that a try. I must admit i looked at the abdominal exercises and was filled with negative thinking!
by colinkbell
Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: 1950s/60s Dumbells
Replies: 46
Views: 40736

Re: 1950s/60s Dumbells

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by colinkbell
Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:05 pm
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: 1950s/60s Dumbells
Replies: 46
Views: 40736

Re: 1950s/60s Dumbells

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by colinkbell
Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:39 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Rib Cage work
Replies: 13
Views: 14627

Re: Rib Cage work

@ Danny. Dmitry Hvtovorsky ( bet spelling is wrong), Jonathan Viera,Thomas Allen and George Beverley Shea are other favourites.Do you sing?
by colinkbell
Fri Mar 04, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Caveman Gym
Replies: 28
Views: 27951

Re: Caveman Gym

Yes Peter. Frank has been very helpful to me with training advice. Only last year, or maybe the year before, he wrote me a program and i hit lifetime pbs during it at the age of 39! He is a wonderful man and very modest.
by colinkbell
Fri Mar 04, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Rib Cage work
Replies: 13
Views: 14627

Re: Rib Cage work

Thanks folks, again bowled over by the very helpful and kind responses. Im just a beginner with the high goal of becoming a Baritone.Im not sure what type, i currently sound like a corncrake,with a poor range, but would love to sound like Simon Keenlyside! In fact im so driven with this goal that i ...
by colinkbell
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:46 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Rib Cage work
Replies: 13
Views: 14627

Rib Cage work

Its that time again - i need some help from the incredible knowledge thats onboard here! My opera teacher has just asked me to build up my Rib Cage,diaphram and lungs as much as possible in the gym. I dont know much about this, except from some snippets i have found from 1950s muscle mags. So any ad...