New posts in S&C History
Post date: 23-Jan-2012 12:39:58
In the S&C section of this website there is a page on the History of S&C and I have just added to the page with the following links..
Milo of Crotona – (6th Century BC)
First recorded example of progressive resistance training when he lifted a calf every day for four years.
Dr Dudley Sargent – (1849-1924)
Pioneer of fitness testing.
Louis Cyr - (1863-1912)
4337lb back lift and a horse pull from the canadian strongman.
Louis Uni (1862-1928)
The Great Apollon, a French circus strongman that regularly used wide grip bars and gives his name to the Apollon Axle.
George Hackenschmidt (1877-1968)
The Russian Lion, a strongman and wrestler that gave his name to the Hack Squat
Henry “Milo” Steinbourn (1894-1989)
Devised the prototype for modern revolving olympic bars.
Thomas Inch (1881-1963)
“Britains strongest youth” and gave his name to the Thomas Inch Replica Dumbell.
Bob Hoffman (1898-1985)
Formed the York Barbell Company and published many books.