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Bob Hoffman
Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder

Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder

Here’s one from back in the day which is evidently making a comeback: the good old Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder. There were several different versions but they were basically all a flat piece of wood or metal, a handle, and a length of chain or...

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The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

A look at most of the 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team left to right: John Davis, Emerick Ishikawa, Frank Spellman, John Terpak, Stan Stanczyk, and coach Bob Hoffman. (not pictured: Frank Kay.) This was the first team to lift against the Russians. Davis and Stanczyk...

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Bob Hoffman Products Dugout Jacket

Bob Hoffman Products Dugout Jacket

Bob Hoffman is well-known as the father of American Weightlifting. What is not as well known is that Hoffman also had a tremendous hand in popularizing the sport of softball. At one point in time, Bob wanted to make York, Pennsylvania “The Softball Capital of The...

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Tag:
Bob Hoffman
Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder

Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder

Here’s one from back in the day which is evidently making a comeback: the good old Functional Isometric Contraction Strength Builder. There were several different versions but they were basically all a flat piece of wood or metal, a handle, and a length of chain or...

read more
The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

The 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team

A look at most of the 1946 U.S. World Weightlifting Team left to right: John Davis, Emerick Ishikawa, Frank Spellman, John Terpak, Stan Stanczyk, and coach Bob Hoffman. (not pictured: Frank Kay.) This was the first team to lift against the Russians. Davis and Stanczyk...

read more
Bob Hoffman Products Dugout Jacket

Bob Hoffman Products Dugout Jacket

Bob Hoffman is well-known as the father of American Weightlifting. What is not as well known is that Hoffman also had a tremendous hand in popularizing the sport of softball. At one point in time, Bob wanted to make York, Pennsylvania “The Softball Capital of The...

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