Results tagged “history”

Looking At : Nov 18, 2012

During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, the Daily 'Paper' and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.

My Home Gym Story

New space, new possibilities.

How I Started in Weight Training and Bodybuilding

Kirk Fontaine.Kirk Fontaine takes a look at how it all began. Fantastic.

Where It All Began

Straight to the Bar.Today marks the 8th anniversary of Straight to the Bar (the first post was Re-Entering the World of Fitness), and to say I'm grateful is an understatement. Thank you for all of the comments, techniques, ideas and inspiration.

Dan Hardisky : My Weight Success Story

Dan Hardisky.I guess the old saying "98 lb weakling" is true to some extent, as least for me. In school, (60's) I was underweight and didn't play any sports. Most of the kids were more mature than me, although I could match them academically.

Sgt Sweaty : A New Beginning

Crankin' Up.It all started way back when... Okay, not really that long. I had always been a pretty skinny, weak chump for my younger years, but come freshman year of high school I decided to do something about it. I...

How and Why I Train : Robert Lucarelli

Robert Lucarelli.How did it all begin? Like this.

Strength Training Changed My Life

Joe Hashey.Strength training has been one of the largest influences on my life over the last decade. It has built me up....and humbled me all in the same sessions. Without training, things would be A LOT different.

The Explorer

Kat has a nice piece up at Jen's Gym, which includes the following observation : In elementary school, I was the only girl who could climb the knotted rope at the fire station, and I did the flexed-arm hang for...