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Jim Steel | August 30, 2010

"Man, I have been lifting weights for 30 years. Thirty years! ... I have been around so many gyms and so many great lifters. I have so many stories and anecdotes that I have saved over the years, and I want to share them. Since training with weights has been a part of my life for so long, I figured that I would share some stories of interesting folks and some interesting experiences. You may learn something from them, you may not. For me, these stories were unforgettable and helped forge my philosophy of weight training and life."

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Bill Starr | July 22, 2010

"In the early sixties, a new form of strength training burst on the scene and swept across the country like wildfire...Fast forward six years. Isometrics and also the combination of isotonics and isometrics had all but disappeared from strength training in sports...[but it is] information that every serious strength athlete and coach needs to have at his disposal, because there are only a handful of people still alive who know how to do the concept correctly."

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