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by colinkbell
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Caveman Gym
Replies: 28
Views: 27952

Re: Caveman Gym

My great Olympic Weightlifting mentor, Mr Frank Rothwell, trained himself to the Munich Olympics by lifting in his kitchen! He did long hours in an engineering job, but would make space in his kitchen, assemble the weights - iron, not even rubber, train 2 hrs, put it all away, build the kitchen agai...
by colinkbell
Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Look what the postman just brought
Replies: 17
Views: 17786

Re: Look what the postman just brought

Thanks Danny, I will try that.
by colinkbell
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:38 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Iron Boots
Replies: 23
Views: 24112

Re: Iron Boots

Just to update. I made the strap and using just for leg extensions. Heres my thoughts: Pros: Great device for my tiny shed! The homemade leather strap has made all the difference. It hits my quads very nicely. Cons: Time factor in setting it up ie bolting on the plates and securing the straps. But n...
by colinkbell
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:32 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Look what the postman just brought
Replies: 17
Views: 17786

Re: Look what the postman just brought

I wish i could figure out how to resize photos the correct way lol. It kept coming up as too large, and now it looks very small compared to other peoples photos here ( a bit like my biceps...)
by colinkbell
Mon Feb 22, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Look what the postman just brought
Replies: 17
Views: 17786

Re: Look what the postman just brought

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Sorry for so late reply, i received some bad news last week. Anyway enjoy this folks!
by colinkbell
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Look what the postman just brought
Replies: 17
Views: 17786

Re: Look what the postman just brought

Who wants to see my latest purchase - A FRAMED PAINTING OF REG PARK ? :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
by colinkbell
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:02 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: 1950s/60s Dumbells
Replies: 46
Views: 40738

Re: 1950s/60s Dumbells

Just to update.I have finished steeping the plates in White Vinegar, some in Cocal Cola, then used drill wire brush to remove rust. Some are now a rusty colour - in fact the more i see them, the more i like them! So today i picked up some Bronze coloured Hammerite. When i finish, i will put up some ...
by colinkbell
Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:37 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: Training Across ( But not Crossfit)
Replies: 18
Views: 19256

Re: Training Across ( But not Crossfit)

Just a quick update. What i have been doing is 3 full body workouts per week. And for the first time in a long time, thoroughly enjoying my training again! Roughly i do a Power Snatch for warm up only, then full body. Nothing more structured than that. I am continuing to log my diary to keep an eye ...
by colinkbell
Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: The Physical Culture & Iron Game Picture Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 133600

Re: The Physical Culture & Iron Game Picture Thread

freddy ortiz.jpg Im reluctant to post a picture after that jaw-dropping one of Bill Pearl doing press. But how about this one! :D Freddy Ortiz & Larry Scott, that's great Colin. It's beyond me how Freddy Ortiz never managed to win a major bodybuilding title, he won his height class in some contests...
by colinkbell
Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: 1950s/60s Dumbells
Replies: 46
Views: 40738

Re: 1950s/60s Dumbells

DannyBoy wrote:Hey Colin, what kind of dumbbells do you have?
Sorry for slow reply sir - they are York, Weider and Body Sculpture.