George O'Brien
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A Man’s Man in Hollywood

By Peter Yates, HOPC Editor-in-Chief “For the next muscular actor in our series I am borrowing from the title...

Latest Issue of Muscleanous

Don’t Miss the Exciting Feb. issue of Muscleanous by David Gentle, PC Historian and Author A fascinating look at...

Carl Abs
Carl Abs, The German Oak

From “Mighty Men of Old” Vol. I (n.d.) (Author unknown) “They called Carl Abs the “GERMAN OAK, and rightly...

Arvid Anderson
Arvid Anderson

From the book entitled © Mighty Men of Old – Author Unknown “STRONGEST OF THE SWEDES”. Such was the...

Apollon
Apollon (J. C. Tolson)

By David F. Gentle Home of the mighty, from Ron Walker to Reg Park, one of the most famous...

Edward Aston
Otto Arco

By Alan Calvert After we had finished taking the accompanying pictures of Arco, Mr. Scott and I agreed that...

Edward Aston
Edward Aston

In 1911, Edward Aston won the Britain’s Strongest Man title after defeating Thomas Inch. He retired undefeated 23 years...

Don Athaldo
Don Athaldo

Don Athaldo, Australian Strongman, was born on 26 November 1894 at Condobolin, New South Wales, It was the son...

Professor Louis Attila
Professor Louis Attila

From “Mighty Men of Old” Vol. I (n.d.) (Author unknown) “The man who originated globe barbells, the bent press, the...

The Cowboy Kings/Rulers of the Range
The Cowboy Kings/Rulers of the Range

The Cowboy Kings/Rulers of the Range By Peter Yates, HOPC Editor-in-Chief Growing up i was fascinated hearing my father...

William Banker
William Bankier

Apollo – The Supreme Strength Athlete by Ron Tyrrell, HOPC Historian William Bankier, known to the World as APOLLO,...

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