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Bench press on a table

In 1948 Buster McShane went to London to see John Grimek win the Mr. Universe title over Steve Reeves. When Buster came back he opened his first gym in

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Vince's Gym

Reading these stories about old gyms brought back memories of the time I journeyed to California from Cincinnati in the summer of 1976. (I drove an old

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Arnold Press and Dumbbell Curl

The Arnold Press is a slightly different version press pressing two dumbbells. Plus, I have added a biceps curl to the movement.

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Dietary Supplements

Dietary supplements can help, or just waste money. Discover what to look for here.

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Weight Training Builds Senior Muscle

Weight training can be miraculous. But not all programs are suitable for seniors. Discover what to look for here.

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Down the rack training for seniors.

Senior fitness trainees can use down the rack workouts to build muscle.

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Follow Health Advice

I am 68 and have been doing the following exercises: jog for about 30-45 min almost every day mixed with some brisk walking or hiking at times; weight

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72 and doing good.

In 1978 I needed some serious surgery. It shocked me, opened my eyes and forced me to look at myself and open my eyes. I lost 30 pounds, stopped smoking,

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