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Mail Order Course
Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns established his school of wrestling in Omaha, Nebraska in 1911 but for those who could not make the trip and study in person, he also had his mail-order training course. (Which, by the way, we are in the process of posting The Iron League.) This...

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1978 Olympic Musclebuilders Advertisement

1978 Olympic Musclebuilders Advertisement

“Olympic Musclebuilders” was a course that you probably never heard of that was advertised in the back of comic books, karate magazines, wrestling magazines and Popular Science and other assorted pulpy affairs. The course was authored (anonymously, btw) by Robert...

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Mighty Muscles!

Mighty Muscles!

Gotta love those old muscle building course ads from the back of the comic books. This one is from 1958. Who wouldn’t want to send in their paper route money for the secrets to big muscles? By the way, the course that you would have received if you had done so is...

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Tag:
Mail Order Course
Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns established his school of wrestling in Omaha, Nebraska in 1911 but for those who could not make the trip and study in person, he also had his mail-order training course. (Which, by the way, we are in the process of posting The Iron League.) This...

read more
1978 Olympic Musclebuilders Advertisement

1978 Olympic Musclebuilders Advertisement

“Olympic Musclebuilders” was a course that you probably never heard of that was advertised in the back of comic books, karate magazines, wrestling magazines and Popular Science and other assorted pulpy affairs. The course was authored (anonymously, btw) by Robert...

read more
Mighty Muscles!

Mighty Muscles!

Gotta love those old muscle building course ads from the back of the comic books. This one is from 1958. Who wouldn’t want to send in their paper route money for the secrets to big muscles? By the way, the course that you would have received if you had done so is...

read more