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PC Library Latest Work

Each month we will be updating our Library with more exciting work by authors from years gone by. Visit our Latest Work section to discover our latest installments.     

Latest Work

Iron Men

Sig KleinWe are pleased to present the Golden Age of Iron Men who earned a place in history through their extraordinary dedication and courage to succeed. Each laid the foundation for those who dared to follow.

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The History of Physical Culture

Iron Men Gallery contains legendary Strongmen who earned a place in history through their extraordinary dedication and courage to succeed.  Their contributions to Physical Culture laid the foundation for those who dared to follow. 

Our site is one of the largest websites of its kind and continues to grow!  Explore the Physical Culture Library Title Index where you will find the original work of David Gentle, Author & Historian,  plus reproductions of articles, books, training courses and rare photos depicting the history of Physical Culture. 

Our deep gratitude to Gil Waldron, Contributing Editor who donated his vast collection of work from his acclaimed website "Sandow Museum" which was recently closed due to the sad passing of Roger Fillary.  We ask for your patience as we continue to publish this material to our site.

We invite you to visit the gallery of Iron Men who earned a place in history through their extraordinary dedication and courage to succeed.  Their contributions to Physical Culture laid the foundation for those who dared to follow. 

Sandow's Spring Grip Dumb-Bells

Eugen Sandow's Spring Grip Dumb-Bell was introduced the same year.  Contributed by Gil Waldron The original design contained only two springs per dumb-bell. Later designs contained from 4 to 7 springs per dumb-bell.  These dumb-bells continued to be manufactured long after Sandow's death.  

"After many years of study and experiment, I have discovered a dumb-bell which compels the pupil to throw the necessary amount of will-power into his work." - E. Sandow   <Read More>

Seen right -Photo of Sandow on the cover of his Spring Grip Dumb-Bells instruction booklet. 

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