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« on: June 26, 2007, 09:01:10 AM »

at least that's what it said in the book that this pic came from. jcg


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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2007, 10:46:54 AM »

at least that's what it said in the book that this pic came from. jcg

i don't agree at all. don't want to upset the grimmek fans but that shot has no inspirational value whatsoever imo.
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2007, 11:57:57 PM »

Dont want to upset Grimek fans neither, but will anyway, Grimek was overrated, imo.
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2007, 07:54:43 AM »

grimek was  the best for his times, you have to remember he was an all-arounder excelling at olympic weightlifting, hand balancing, and gymnastics as well as bodybuilding. how many modern bbers could do a flag, compete in the nationals for weightlifting and win boodybuilding contest in a short period of time. jcg maintained his shape into his 70's again quite an accomplishment.


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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2007, 08:01:13 AM »

 some more jcg.


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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2007, 08:04:42 AM »

grimek was  the best for his times, you have to remember he was an all-arounder excelling at olympic weightlifting, hand balancing, and gymnastics as well as bodybuilding. how many modern bbers could do a flag, compete in the nationals for weightlifting and win boodybuilding contest in a short period of time. jcg maintained his shape into his 70's again quite an accomplishment.

mmmhmm Undecided. maybe if you had pics of rachel mcclish or anja langer doing all those stretches in their underwear i might feel more inspired. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2007, 08:12:11 AM »

seriously, i do appreciate all your pics funk. very cool Cool

reeves looks more...natural in the above pic than later ones i've seen of him.

don't want to sound cynical but grimek has far more dense muscle than reeves there. maybe grimek had better 'knowledge' about muscle building.
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« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2007, 08:29:09 AM »

jcg was one of dr john zeigler early steroid guniea pigs, read john fair's book muscletown usa. a good read on early bbing. interstingly reeves came to york to train for several contests that he won. hmmmm...


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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2007, 08:51:26 AM »

my favorite exercise pic.


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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2007, 10:27:38 AM »

lmao

i knew you'd come through with the goods funk.
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« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2007, 10:55:22 AM »

Now those are the great exercise photos!

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« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2007, 11:09:05 AM »

grimek was  the best for his times, you have to remember he was an all-arounder excelling at olympic weightlifting, hand balancing, and gymnastics as well as bodybuilding. how many modern bbers could do a flag, compete in the nationals for weightlifting and win boodybuilding contest in a short period of time. jcg maintained his shape into his 70's again quite an accomplishment.

A flag? I saw Ronnie doing that...




But if you mean not just wearing the flag, I think Charles Glass was one of the last able to do such things.

I realize what you're saying, funk, those days you also had to lift weights in shows. He was probably great for the time, but to me Reeves was just so superior, its beyond comparison.
Then again, Reeves was a superior being...

I dont know, I just don't seem to appreciate his physique as much as others do.
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« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2007, 11:15:52 AM »





Good pose!
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« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2007, 11:40:27 AM »





Good pose!

yes, that is a great shot of mcclish. i believe she was preparing for a contest at the time.
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« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2007, 09:31:02 AM »

more lyon and the dish


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« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2007, 09:50:51 AM »

more


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« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2007, 01:22:18 PM »

That bottom Ironman cover, April 2006, must have been the best selling issue they ever had.

Very, artistic...
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« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2007, 07:23:49 AM »

a few more


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« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2007, 08:53:03 AM »

more ex photos


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« Reply #19 on: July 04, 2007, 07:40:07 AM »

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« Reply #20 on: July 04, 2007, 09:45:42 AM »

Holy Crap! That shot of Arnie on her shoulders is tough.
He looks pretty happy with it... How much tail that dude has scored??? Roll Eyes Grin
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« Reply #21 on: July 05, 2007, 08:50:14 AM »

nice pics funk.

i always thought anja was stunning and she was very photogenic. she didn't go the silicone route (as far as i know) imo she had more star potential than anyone. i don't know how she ended up though (a bit of a flash in the pan) but i hope she didn't take too many hormones and ruin her beautiful features?

that phot shoot with young arnie and draper was recycled a few times in the weider mags but they were great shots (very inspirational) and it's good to see some again. those shots seemed to have more credibility and impact than the chris lund shots. ripped bodies all water sprayed and fake tanned pretending to strain with fake weights are about as inspirational to me as a whole in the head. Undecided

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« Reply #22 on: July 05, 2007, 08:58:50 AM »

Speaking of Chris Lund shots.... I HATE all the Super CloseUp muscle shots the Wielder mags
seemed in love with. I like workout photos that inspire.
Arnold, Dorian. Too bad there were not more of Yates. Kevin at his best..
I'd like to see more in Gym action shots of Dennis, and Marcus too. The clock is running on these
Big boys.
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« Reply #23 on: July 06, 2007, 08:49:14 AM »

a few more


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