Wally Zagurski Lifts The Cyr Dumbbell

Posted on Friday, November 8th, 2013 by John Wood

Wally Zagurski Lifts The Cyr Dumbbell

Wally Zagurski, an original member of the York Barbell Club by way of St. Charles, Missouri, was one of the few men who could bent press the famous 202 lb.Louis Cyr Dumbbell – and many certainly tried. Zagurski was also a great weightlifter and competed in the 1932 Olympics. The Cyr Bell can still be seen at the York Barbell Hall of Fame.

Hackenschmidt’s Kettlebell

Posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 by John Wood

Hackenschmidt's Kettlebell

Here’s a look at George Hackenschmidt’s kettlebell — or one of them anyway. You’ll find this one, along with many of his other training weights in a sports museum in Eastern Europe.
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