June 21, 2017
A rare shot of the lineup of heavyweight winners at the 1938 World Weightlifting Championships held in Vienna (Which was then a part of Germany.) From left to right Josef Manger of Germany (410 kg. total), Steve Stanko of the United States (397.5 kg. total) and Arnold Luhaar of Estonia (390 kg. total).
June 21, 2017
Here's the Italian strongman Signor Cronos performing a harness lift of an automobile, circa 1925. Other than clearly not skipping leg day, unfortunately we don't know anything else about him.
June 7, 2017
Steve Reeves getting in a little arm work during the filming of one of his Hercules movies. Italian beauty, Sylva Koscina, looks on in amusement. She was Reeeves' co-star in both Hercules (1958) and Hercules Unchained (1960).
June 7, 2017
John Grimek demonstrates the overhead downward pull with a set of York chest expanders. This movement is STILL one of the very best back developers and can't be done with a barbell or dumbbell. If you are lucky enough to have access to a good set of expanders, this move should be in your program. Grimek also may have done a few squats in his day...
June 7, 2017
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June, 2017