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David Blazer

David Jacob Blazer was a sailor and strongman born in 1886. He was most popular between 1914-1918 as a strongman performer, but David also for appeared in numerous ads for the Maxalding course as Seaman Blazer. Furthermore, David Balzer was featured in “History of the Iron Game” by a well-known strength historian W.J. Lowry. Blazer […]

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Max Sick

Max Sick

Max Sick was a strongman and gymnast from Austria born in 1882, most famous for developing the Maxalding system with Monte Saldo. But he did much more than that. Early Life Born to Swiss parents, Maxick developed rickets and dropsy along with lung problems at a very young age. This set of conditions set him […]

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Podcast: Questions and Answers

I take on many of the questions I receive on a daily basis and answer them in this podcast. [display_podcast] Want to get bigger, stronger, more agile and look better? Here’s what to do first… Two ways to deal with stubborn fat What to do about the voice that says “You don’t deserve to win” […]

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Monte Saldo

Monte Saldo

Monte Saldo was a bodybuilder, stage performer and an author born in 1879 in London. Saldo showed interests in bodybuilding and strength training as a teenager. With a help of his uncle, who was a well-known and respected police inspector, Saldo became an apprentice to Eugene Sandow in 1897, at the famous gym Sandow founded. […]

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David Macklin

David Macklin of Scotland showing the sensational scapula abduction which won him the silver award in April from Maxalding. You gotta wonder what did the guy that won gold do, because that is the most unbelievable scapula control I’ve ever seen. This is one exercise in muscle control that takes lots of work. Some people […]

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Monte Saldo's Maxalding

February’s Book Club Article

Just finished putting up the new article on February’s Physical Culture Book Club selection. This is for Maxalding by Monte Saldo.

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Court Saldo

Book Review: Maxalding by Monte Saldo

Monte Saldo was less well known then his major partner, Maxick, in the system they created called Maxalding. That is also the name of the book which this review is about. Maxick became more well known from his books and weight lifting exploits, though Monte was no slouch in that department either. For example, in […]

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Book Club: Maxalding by Monte Saldo

Introducing the Physical Culture Book Club. As a subscriber on Legendary Strength you can join for free. For the month of February we’ll be reading Maxalding by Monte Saldo. Or want to get all 12 books for this year in one package right now? You can get additional savings and extra bonuses too. Read more […]

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