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« Reply #100 on: February 26, 2013, 03:37:58 PM »

yes, i'm sure you've seen the non-cropped version where the pooch is sitting all stately by him .


There are several different pictures of Franco dead-lifting in Gold's, as evidenced by his clothing. I think the one with the dog is somewhat iconic.



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« Reply #101 on: February 27, 2013, 06:15:06 AM »

Deadlifts are great and in my opinion with Barbell rows the best exercises for thickness and mass in the whole back from erectors to traps.
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« Reply #102 on: February 28, 2013, 02:45:37 AM »

one more thing. if your shy , you don't get to lift weights.

it's absolutely ok to drip your sweat on the bench.
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« Reply #103 on: March 03, 2013, 12:56:23 PM »

one more thing. if your shy , you don't get to lift weights.

it's absolutely ok to drip your sweat on the bench.


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« Reply #104 on: March 14, 2013, 07:18:17 AM »

 Smiley


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« Reply #105 on: March 18, 2013, 02:53:46 PM »

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« Reply #106 on: March 27, 2013, 11:38:40 PM »

here's some old skool shots

Yo Mr Funk.
Is this your home gym? This is what old school should look like. Real steel benches, real piles of real iron Olympic plates. Dumbbell racks. Incline benches, chalk on the floor, torn up upholstery with duck tape. Worn through carpet, if any at all.  That's how the greatest muscle Bodybuilders ever trained and they didn't need all the white painted copycat machine looking apparatuses that you see in every gym of today. When you look at most of the gyms of today, it's like looking in a mirror. They all look the same. Fitness centers aren't gyms. There Fitness Centers. There is a big difference. Sadly most all of the old school gyms are gone never to be seen agin other than in photos. Even Draper shut down his last gym recently. I'm with you Mr Funk. Old School means old school.


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« Reply #107 on: March 28, 2013, 12:21:54 AM »

REAL OLD SCHOOL PICS!


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« Reply #108 on: March 28, 2013, 12:25:25 AM »

REAL OLD SCHOOL II


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« Reply #109 on: March 28, 2013, 12:28:46 AM »

REAL OLD SCHOOL III


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« Reply #110 on: March 28, 2013, 08:36:10 AM »

all great shots robert very inviting places. most of my shots are scattered on here from my home gym. Grin old school york  dbs york iso rack in background.


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« Reply #111 on: March 28, 2013, 08:46:39 AM »

all great shots robert very inviting places. most of my shots are scattered on here from my home gym. Grin old school york  dbs york iso rack in background.

Thought I recognized some of your pics along the way. A lot of gym owners send me there old shots from back in the day along with collectors of the iron. Ill share them from time to time.
By there's a piece of news I can mention a little bit about now. Just released.  I will give full detail soon. See pic.
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« Reply #112 on: March 28, 2013, 11:38:38 AM »

Thought I recognized some of your pics along the way. A lot of gym owners send me there old shots from back in the day along with collectors of the iron. Ill share them from time to time.
By there's a piece of news I can mention a little bit about now. Just released.  I will give full detail soon. See pic.
RZ
pennsylvania that's my neck of the woods. hope it's in the northeast corner.
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« Reply #113 on: March 28, 2013, 11:49:48 AM »

Thought I recognized some of your pics along the way. A lot of gym owners send me there old shots from back in the day along with collectors of the iron. Ill share them from time to time.
By there's a piece of news I can mention a little bit about now. Just released.  I will give full detail soon. See pic.
RZ


How many pieces is the Zuverman? Do you know what it weighs?

I hope details of the owner will be made available. It would be quite a novelty to see that thing in person...and get some pictures...Funk!! Cool
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« Reply #114 on: March 28, 2013, 11:57:08 AM »


How many pieces is the Zuverman? Do you know what it weighs?

I hope details of the owner will be made available. It would be quite a novelty to see that thing in person...and get some pictures...Funk!! Cool
for sure hope it's close by. i want to see some of the other items he purchased also.
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« Reply #115 on: March 28, 2013, 12:06:08 PM »

pennsylvania that's my neck of the woods. hope it's in the northeast corner.

Ill be sure to give you the address as soon as we get him situated. That's a few weeks out yet.
If you do visit him in the future please get photos and email me a copy.
One more interesting point! I have become friends with the new gym owner through,  where else,  this site.  Yes that's right the man is a member of GetBig.com.  We have been talking offsite for quite a while now. You'll know who he is and his story soon enough.  


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« Reply #116 on: March 28, 2013, 12:26:22 PM »


How many pieces is the Zuverman? Do you know what it weighs?

I hope details of the owner will be made available. It would be quite a novelty to see that thing in person...and get some pictures...Funk!! Cool

I will for sure give all the details on the new owner, his gym, the location  and everything else when I can. Right now were getting things ready to move him. Keep an eye open for new posts.
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« Reply #117 on: March 28, 2013, 12:27:25 PM »

I will for sure give all the details on the new owner, his gym, the location  and everything else when I can. Right now were getting things ready to move him. Keep an eye open for new posts.
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Looking forward!
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« Reply #118 on: March 28, 2013, 01:06:13 PM »


Looking forward!
Thanks!!
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« Reply #119 on: March 28, 2013, 03:49:04 PM »

LOVE THE OLD STUFF.


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« Reply #120 on: March 29, 2013, 12:19:55 AM »

This is how it was in the old days.
Powerlifter Bill (peanuts) West training Big Arnold.


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« Reply #121 on: March 29, 2013, 04:18:32 AM »




That's how my gym looks sometimes.

Back then, it was hardcore.
Today, it just means 5:30 p.m. Monday.
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« Reply #122 on: March 29, 2013, 01:19:34 PM »

SO SO TRUE
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« Reply #123 on: March 30, 2013, 12:51:40 AM »

I like.


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« Reply #124 on: March 30, 2013, 08:37:18 AM »

LOVE THE OLD STUFF.
I concur wholeheartedly! My home gym...nothin but iron,(mostly old ''Billard'' plates, among others) the best way to go-no fancy, shiny machines. Also I love the pics and recollections of the old Zuver's gym-talk about ''Hardcore'', thanks for sharing, in this and other threads.
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