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#316562 - 01/20/07 08:12 AM Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources
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Interesting to see...

This one is from early 1900's:
http://www.sandowplus.co.uk/Competition/Moss/Free/freeintro.htm
(there is a clickable index into the book at the bottom of first page)

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#316563 - 01/20/07 08:17 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: Ed_Morris]
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Some of those old-style excercises are scary!
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#316564 - 01/20/07 09:22 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: MattJ]
crablord Offline
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"it has brought my strength, health and development to absolute perfection" - He looks like a big tub of lard to me
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#316565 - 01/20/07 09:29 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: crablord]
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OMGWTF! Are you talking about the picture on the bottom of that page? That guy is HUGE! And we're talking WAY before steroids. He would crush you like a grape!
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#316566 - 01/20/07 09:30 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: crablord]
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Quote:

He looks like a big tub of lard to me




This from the guy who cant see his abs

Early lifts involved a huge amount of core engagement, so if you look at the picture you will see that he has a very thick, but very defined torso. He also displays trap development out of proportion with delts- again, this is more due to the amount of lifting from the ground that early movements emphasised.
The modern day My Olympia trophy is called 'the sandow' and is a sculpted representation of the man himself.

Old school can teach you a lot of 'new tricks'
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#316567 - 01/20/07 10:13 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: Cord]
crablord Offline
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look at the bum! hes got abs like a mile wide and these tiny pecks... no shoulders.. bad back by the looks..retarded thighs.. he may be strong, but I wouldn't like to look like that. Ill stick with my 2 pack (you can see the top 2 )
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This from the guy who cant see his abs


can YOU see your abs? thats what I thought, bignose
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#316568 - 01/20/07 10:22 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: crablord]
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As it happens, yes. Not in a 'Mens health' ultra ripped way, but they are there for all to see. give me another 3 weeks or so to undo the damage done at christmas and they will be even better.
Crab,say what you like, but we have seen you sparring in a t-vest, and you would clearly chew your thumb off to look like the guy you are criticising.
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#316569 - 01/20/07 10:30 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: Cord]
crablord Offline
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Im serious, id rather stay a skinny little harmless 15 year old than turn into some out of proportion doofus with the worst haircut ive ever seen. give me 6 months man, and ill make this dude look like tinkleberry
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#316570 - 01/20/07 11:58 AM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: crablord]
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I will put cold hard cash on the fact that in 6 months you wont be even close to the level of development of that guy, no matter what proportions you strive for, but if the attempt gives you focus to get your butt in gear then go for it
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#316571 - 01/20/07 06:15 PM Re: Vintage weight lifting/fitness resources [Re: Cord]
crablord Offline
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Was joking, lol
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