The Spalding Grip Machine

Posted on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 by John Wood

What is lost upon many people is that “machines” have as much of a history with strength training as barbells and dumbbells do. Shown here is an interesting piece, The Spalding Grip Machine, circa 1914. This looks like a very well designed machine, one that would be just as effective (and important) nearly a century later.

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