Arnold And The Father of Modern Bodybuilding.

To hulk size his extraordinary slender physique Eugen Sandow toured the city of Amsterdam at night and ripped all the strength testing equipment out of their sockets rendering them useless. Sandow was the equivalent of Arnold Schwarzenegger of the 1890s. With a physique that resembled the Legendary Greek Hercules ‘God of Gymnasiums & Wrestling’, his feats of strength…

Back in The Day

The first gym I went to didn’t have a chest press. To do a chest press exercise all we did was lay on the floor. The gym called The Kings Hall was a redundant cinema that had a piano in the corner a remnant of the silent films, Charlie Chaplin, The Keystone Cops, Laurel & hardy all…

Bodybuilding Genius

Bodybuilder Bruce Randall was just 21 years old when he joined the US Marines, his body weight was around the 200lbs mark but he wanted to make the American Football Team so he had to bulk up to 225lbs. Bruce’s plan was to increase his food intake each day i.e. another slice of bread or…

Leave your glad rags at home

FORMER NIGHTCLUB REOPENS AS £2m GYM A £2m state-of-the-art gym development at the former Kudos Nightclub in Wigan had it’s grand opening last week and Fitness Systems were on hand to provide all the fitness equipment and do the fit-out. JD Gyms, part of JD Sports Fashion group, has transformed the 26,000sq ft. space on…