Guest Post: Short History of Surfing in Australia Australia is the largest surf country in the Southern Hemisphere with surfing roots dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. If you’ve wondered how the surfing sport came to Australia and at what pace it developed in history, we’re here to offer a comprehensive timeline of surfing in Australia. Several key dates... Continue Reading →

Recollections of Louis Cyr by W. A. Pullum

Once in a generation, it has been said, a super-athlete arises whose prowess astonishes the world. Several generations have come and gone, however, since Louis Cyr arose and showed what he could do. Since that time nothing approaching his extraordinary performances has ever been seen. Louis Cry, French-Canadian, was born in the little hamlet of... Continue Reading →

Steve Reeves’ Competition Diet

For many Steve Reeves was the epitome of bodybuilding. Alongside John Grimek, he helped to define a mid-century Iron Game obsessed with beauty, strength and uncompromising health. Though undoubtedly blessed with fantastic genetics, Reeves was known for his work ethic and attention to detail when it came to his diet. Coming from the Steve Reeves... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Exercises: The LaLanne push up

This website's love for Jack LaLanne is perhaps firmly established through our previous posts. Well with that in mind, today's post discusses the LaLanne push up, a fingertip push up now synonymous with one of twentieth-century's most vibrant fitness personalities. So in today's short post we're going to examine the exercise, its history, and most... Continue Reading →

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