News and Updates

…Smashing Feat * Gennady Ivanchenko * The Big Wheel at Zuver’s Hall of Fame Gym * Health and Strength Magazine: October 26th, 1907 * The Bowmill Exercise * Mike Dayton…

Dave’s Gym – South Bend, Indiana

…Dave Bjoraas, (pictured far right) the legendary “Dave” of Dave’s Gym and Dave’s Barbell Club of South Bend, Indiana… for many years the center of strength activity in…

Kim Wood’s Gym

…No, it’s not Professor Desbonnet’s Paris Gym or Professor Attila’s Health Studio but the private gym of Kim Wood. Look closely and you’ll see a barbell that once…

The New Blog

…THE NEW BLOG Welcome! You are seeing this message as a result of technology — we recently upgraded our website to a brand new web platform, and because of…

Sig Klein’s Gym (Exterior)

…I’ve shown plenty of shots of the inside of Sig Klein’s Gym but here’s a rare shot of the exterior. Sitting atop Gruppe’s School of Music and Romeo’s…

Harry Shafran’s Gym

…Think you could get a pretty good workout here? …A unique look at some of the equipment once belonging to Harry Shafran and housed in his great gym….

John Davis Squatting at Yarick’s Gym

…Here’s a look at the great John Davis squatting at Ed Yarick’s Gym in Oakland, California in the 50’s. That’s 400 lbs. and he makes it look easy….