Blast from the Past : The Forgotten Lifts II

Back to the basics.


Joe Nordquest
Shoulder Bridge (precursor of Bench Press) by Joe Nordquest. Photo from Alan Calvert’s Super Strength, via Tom Black.
Over the past five years this site's amassed an enormous amount of content. To help you find the highlights, I'll be taking a wander through the archives each Sunday.
This week - The Forgotten Lifts II.

I've been getting some great feedback following the first instalment of The Forgotten Lifts, with most people seeking a few more. Keep your training alive with a few of these :

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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

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