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Arthur Saxon
The King of Strength Reveals His Secret!

The King of Strength Reveals His Secret!

How about this awesome advertisement for Arthur Saxon's great book "The Development of Physical Power" which ran in Strength & Health magazine in the mid-1930's? In 1934, when this ad originally ran, you could order a copy for $1.00... adjusting for inflation,...

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Arthur Saxon Gives His Brothers a Lift

Arthur Saxon Gives His Brothers a Lift

Here’s a rare image of Arthur Saxon that you probably haven’t seen before. Here, Arthur gives his brothers a lift — if you are keeping score at home, that’s a 320 lb. barbell, plus Hermann and Kurk Saxon for a total over 670 pounds held overhead. Many critics of the...

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371 Pounds Overhead with One Hand!

371 Pounds Overhead with One Hand!

Arthur Saxon has a legitimate claim for the greatest strength feat of all time with his bent press of 371 pounds (he was said to have unofficially done 385 pounds.) Either way, it’s a tremendous feat, to lift more weight overhead with one hand than most people can...

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Tag:
Arthur Saxon
The King of Strength Reveals His Secret!

The King of Strength Reveals His Secret!

How about this awesome advertisement for Arthur Saxon's great book "The Development of Physical Power" which ran in Strength & Health magazine in the mid-1930's? In 1934, when this ad originally ran, you could order a copy for $1.00... adjusting for inflation,...

read more
Arthur Saxon Gives His Brothers a Lift

Arthur Saxon Gives His Brothers a Lift

Here’s a rare image of Arthur Saxon that you probably haven’t seen before. Here, Arthur gives his brothers a lift — if you are keeping score at home, that’s a 320 lb. barbell, plus Hermann and Kurk Saxon for a total over 670 pounds held overhead. Many critics of the...

read more
371 Pounds Overhead with One Hand!

371 Pounds Overhead with One Hand!

Arthur Saxon has a legitimate claim for the greatest strength feat of all time with his bent press of 371 pounds (he was said to have unofficially done 385 pounds.) Either way, it’s a tremendous feat, to lift more weight overhead with one hand than most people can...

read more