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1928
Sayed Nosseir

Sayed Nosseir

Here we have the great Egyptian weightlifter Sayed Nosseir deadlifting what looks to be about 400 lbs. at a festival in Berlin in 1935. Nosseir won the Gold Medal in the light-heavyweight class at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games with a 355 kg total (Press: 100 kg. —...

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Darwin Canova

Darwin Canova

Darwin Canova, was a tremendous lifter from Allentown, Pennsylvania, who never got his proper due. In 1928, lifting for the Milo Bar Bell club, at Durner’s Physical Culture Studio in Philadelphia, PA, Canova set a world’s record with a one-arm clean and jerk of 143...

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Miracles in Muscles

Miracles in Muscles

MIRACLES IN MUSCLES was Professor Harry Titus’s promotional book, put out circa 1928. It featured an introduction to Titus’ training system and pictures of his many successful students. You’ll find a high-resolution scan of this rare booklet in The Iron League.

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Tag:
1928
Sayed Nosseir

Sayed Nosseir

Here we have the great Egyptian weightlifter Sayed Nosseir deadlifting what looks to be about 400 lbs. at a festival in Berlin in 1935. Nosseir won the Gold Medal in the light-heavyweight class at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games with a 355 kg total (Press: 100 kg. —...

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Darwin Canova

Darwin Canova

Darwin Canova, was a tremendous lifter from Allentown, Pennsylvania, who never got his proper due. In 1928, lifting for the Milo Bar Bell club, at Durner’s Physical Culture Studio in Philadelphia, PA, Canova set a world’s record with a one-arm clean and jerk of 143...

read more
Miracles in Muscles

Miracles in Muscles

MIRACLES IN MUSCLES was Professor Harry Titus’s promotional book, put out circa 1928. It featured an introduction to Titus’ training system and pictures of his many successful students. You’ll find a high-resolution scan of this rare booklet in The Iron League.

read more