“Big Steve” Marjanian’s 460 lb. Incline Press

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 by John Wood
One of the kings at the old Muscle Beach scene was “Big Steve” Marjanian. Here’s one reason why they called him “Big Steve” … an incline press with 460 pounds (which he made look easy.) Steve’s best incline press was 495 which has to be a record.
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Press – Pull – Squat

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2014 by John Wood

Strength author John McCallum is shown here following some of his best training advice: PRESS – PULL – SQUAT. If you focused on only those three exercises you’ll end up pretty damn strong.

If you’re wondering the reason behind McCallum’s somewhat unusual attire, this was a series of pictures illustrating his training article on ‘Weight Training for the Scuba Diver which can be found (although sans pictures) in the appendix section of The Complete Keys to Progress.

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