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Health & Physique

Health & Physique

In order to promote the GOOD Barbell company, Harry Good made a smart move in the late 1930’s and started publishing his own magazine. The cover of Issue 1, No. 1 of “Health & Physique, which came out in July of 1938, is shown above featuring Harry and his two...

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Nat Pendleton on The Cover of Physical Culture

Nat Pendleton on The Cover of Physical Culture

Nat Pendleton was a fantastic college wrestler at Columbia University (team captain and 2x EIWA Champion, 1914-15) who went on to take the Silver medal in Heavyweight class the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. (He was defeated by Robert Roth of Switzerland in...

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Power Vol.1 No.1

Power Vol.1 No.1

POWER magazine, was noted bodybuilder Barton Horvath’s foray into magazine publishing. Here we have Volume 1, Number 1 featuring Ray Moldonado on the cover. Complete in this issue: EVERYTHING you need to know about molding giant arms, massive shoulders, broad back,...

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Peak Muscle Maker

Peak Muscle Maker

“Peak Muscle Maker” was a nifty bodybuilding magazine out of the UK. The first issue appeared in June of 1969 and they came on a semi-regular basis for the next few years — there were 28 issues in all, although none but the first one were dated. Here’s the Volume II,...

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Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Shown here is the cover of the September, 1944 issue of Strength and Health Magazine, featuring Steve Stanko. He had won both the 1944 AAU Mr. America and Junior. Mr. America titles only a few months before. This was not the first time Stanko graced the cover of...

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British Champion T.W. Clarke

British Champion T.W. Clarke

The 11 stone British Amateur Weightlifting Champion of 1913, T.W. Clarke is shown here on the cover of the February, 1933 issue of Strength and Health Magazine (Making this is the third issue ever.) Clarke was famed for his arm development — 15-1/4 inches – which was...

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Charles Atlas, PIC Magazine, October 18, 1938

Charles Atlas, PIC Magazine, October 18, 1938

Charles Atlas was enough of a celebrity back in the day that he started appearing in mainstream magazines and not just the back of comic books. Here he is on the cover of the October 19, 1938 issue of PIC magazine along with Laurie Lane and Carmen Miranda. PIC...

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The McKeever Twins

The McKeever Twins

A look at the McKeever twins on the cover of the September/October 1960 issue of Walt Marcyan’s Physical Power Magazine. At the University of Southern California, The McKeever twins, Mike and Marlin were the first twins to achieve All-American status (Mike as a guard...

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Tag:
Magazine Cover
Health & Physique

Health & Physique

In order to promote the GOOD Barbell company, Harry Good made a smart move in the late 1930’s and started publishing his own magazine. The cover of Issue 1, No. 1 of “Health & Physique, which came out in July of 1938, is shown above featuring Harry and his two...

read more
Nat Pendleton on The Cover of Physical Culture

Nat Pendleton on The Cover of Physical Culture

Nat Pendleton was a fantastic college wrestler at Columbia University (team captain and 2x EIWA Champion, 1914-15) who went on to take the Silver medal in Heavyweight class the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. (He was defeated by Robert Roth of Switzerland in...

read more
Power Vol.1 No.1

Power Vol.1 No.1

POWER magazine, was noted bodybuilder Barton Horvath’s foray into magazine publishing. Here we have Volume 1, Number 1 featuring Ray Moldonado on the cover. Complete in this issue: EVERYTHING you need to know about molding giant arms, massive shoulders, broad back,...

read more
Peak Muscle Maker

Peak Muscle Maker

“Peak Muscle Maker” was a nifty bodybuilding magazine out of the UK. The first issue appeared in June of 1969 and they came on a semi-regular basis for the next few years — there were 28 issues in all, although none but the first one were dated. Here’s the Volume II,...

read more
Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Strength and Health Magazine: September, 1944

Shown here is the cover of the September, 1944 issue of Strength and Health Magazine, featuring Steve Stanko. He had won both the 1944 AAU Mr. America and Junior. Mr. America titles only a few months before. This was not the first time Stanko graced the cover of...

read more
British Champion T.W. Clarke

British Champion T.W. Clarke

The 11 stone British Amateur Weightlifting Champion of 1913, T.W. Clarke is shown here on the cover of the February, 1933 issue of Strength and Health Magazine (Making this is the third issue ever.) Clarke was famed for his arm development — 15-1/4 inches – which was...

read more
Charles Atlas, PIC Magazine, October 18, 1938

Charles Atlas, PIC Magazine, October 18, 1938

Charles Atlas was enough of a celebrity back in the day that he started appearing in mainstream magazines and not just the back of comic books. Here he is on the cover of the October 19, 1938 issue of PIC magazine along with Laurie Lane and Carmen Miranda. PIC...

read more
The McKeever Twins

The McKeever Twins

A look at the McKeever twins on the cover of the September/October 1960 issue of Walt Marcyan’s Physical Power Magazine. At the University of Southern California, The McKeever twins, Mike and Marlin were the first twins to achieve All-American status (Mike as a guard...

read more