Saxon’s Support

Posted on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by John Wood

…Bone and sinew
strength count for much in weight-lifting, and all the above
points cannot be taken into consideration in considering a
man’s muscular measurements on paper, nor in studying
photographs…”

          ~ Arthur Saxon, The Development of Physical Power

As we have been examining in our daily training tips, it would appear that heavy supporting movements may contribute in interesting ways to the development of muscular power. It would appear that Arthur Saxon would agree, here he is supporting a globe barbell and his two brothers Kurt and Hermann with his arms and a plank-load of nine men with his legs.

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