Robert FitzSimmons, Advice to Parents for the Health and Rearing of Their Children (1901)

“How can I train my child so he will grow up to be an athlete?” This is a question which I am asked con­stantly. At the outset I want to say to both fathers and mothers who put this question to me—Don’t. By this don’t I mean do not start out with the idea that... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: The History of Barbells

No matter how much modern equipment and specialized machinery gyms are equipped with these days, they all still carry a simple staple of gym equipment called the barbell. Barbells have been part of gyms for many years. In essence barbells are simply a metal bar with weights on either end, but they an essential component... Continue Reading →

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