Naim Süleymanoğlu and the Importance of Public Histories As part of my writing with Barbend I'm currently in the middle of an article on Naim Süleymanoğlu, the great Turkish weightlifter from the 1990s. Naim's story is one of Cold War politics, individual athleticism and raw feats of strength. The above video, found on the Olympics' own Youtube channel is such a wonderful... Continue Reading →

  Attached below is Eugen Sandow’s classical book Strength and How to Obtain It. Whilst Sandow wrote a number of works, Strength and How to Obtain it was by far his most popular. Luckily for us in 2014, it's also free to download and free to read. Strength And How To Obtain It Find out... Continue Reading →

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