A Weekend To Remember By Ron Campbell

Writer, Ron Campbell recounts his memorable visit to New York City in 1973. The Mr. World, Mr. America and Mr. Olympia contest was scheduled to be held on September 8th. During Ron’s visit he and his wife ran into a popular icon who was subsequently crowned the “The World’s Greatest Bodybuilder”.

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Bruce White, The Man with The Iron Grip By David Gentle

An Early Australian Strongman
“Whilst today power lifters mainly concern themselves with regular conventional lifts e.g. bench press, squat, etc., the legendary strong men of yesterday recognized and appreciated the layman’s awe when shown feats of great grip strength. This too was Bruce’s opinion of TRUE strength”-David Gentle

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𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗗𝗼𝘇𝗲𝗻 𝗯𝘆 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗲𝘀 [𝗖𝗵𝗮𝘀] 𝗦𝗺𝗶𝘁𝗵

Don’t miss this outstanding article containing a fully illustrated workout routine! Muscle Builder magazine June 1956.

A Few Words about the Author by Peter Yates

“There is no doubt that in the early days Joe Weider’s magazines contained articles by some of the top authorities of the day. Certainly one of the best was

Charles[Chas]Smith 1912-1991, who worked for Joe from 1950-1958. His understanding of both weightlifting and bodybuilding was highly developed from his association with many of the famous old timers. His articles were always amusing, informative and useful, and often accompanied by wonderful illustrations. This article on Chest Development is a gem.

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