But Eugene Sandow, on his advent in New York, neither fell romantically from the HIS PHYSICAL TRAINING SYSTEM ADOPTED IN THE BRITISH ARMY. The Exercise Routine of Eugen Sandow than the use of the dumb-bell, for developing the whole system, particularly if it is used intelligently. System of Physical Training was Eugene Sandow’s first book. It actually wasn’t written by Sandow, or not completely, but put together by an associate of.
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This, it is hoped, will be deemed to have been rigidly adhered to, in dealing with incidents which, in London especially, became the subject of much journalistic controversy in relation to Mr. As these interior muscles are brought into harmonious play with the connected exterior folds of tissue, the athlete may pursue his exercises safely ; if they are not so brought into play, as too often happens, then a break-down may be expected, and dire, often, is the result.
Hambleton, President of the Polytechnic Physical Development Society, of London, who has made many years’ researches into the voca- tions which induce weak lungs and contracted chests.
He was not the strongest at many feats, nor was this book one of the best available. The audience gave the victo- rious man an ovation, and it was then observed that Samson had disappeared from the stage.
Be moderate in all things, and you need fear no interruption in gaining strength ststem my system of training. Here the sciolist, or the ill-equipped instructor, can of course make a show of juggling, and hump the muscles in indiscriminate ridges, without much reference to their pjysical uses, and with little benefit to the health, vigour or permanent well-being of the deluded pupil whom he affects to train. One-handed bar-bell lift, upright position J Two-handed bar-bell lift to the shoulder, upright position.
My idea is that boys from ten to twelve should have 3-lb. Any would be strong man or weight lifter needs to understand phyzical. But it is due to Mr.
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Sandow, good-naturedly humored the great wrestler, and the new match took place at the Theatre d’Alverne, with like results. Its usefulness need hardly be pointed out, to those, at any rate, who have seen Mr. But physical strength was not only “the veritable God eguen antiquity ; ” it was also the pride and idol of the Middle Ages. Like George Hackenschmidt and a number of other strongmen, Sandow believed light exercises would be sufficient for most people, and that heavy weight lifting should only be done by weight lifters.
Eoland White of Birmingham, Eng- land, the publishers are indebted for permission to reproduce the photographs. There was a good deal of quibbling as to whether the shallenge thrown out by Samson really meant that any one accept- ig should be compelled to outrival Cyclops in feats of strength, or lerely implied that the usual performance should be gone through.
Physucal the ancient Greeks, noted as they were for their trainjng physical development, grace and symmetry of form, groped largely in physjcal dark regarding many things which modern physiological science has now made plain. The challenge was not accepted.
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Sandow, though aware of Muller’s vicious habit, was not loth to try odds with him, and the match was duly brought on, before an immense and highly wrought-up audience. Table of Food substances and their nutritive value B.
We physiacl, however, that health, rather than muscular strength, should be the chief object of physical training. Sandow was now devoting his leisure, in addition to his Alhambra duties, to giving lessons on muscular training. Sandow the van- quisher of Cyclops and Samsonwish to say that he will ac- cept this challenge on the following conditions: The well-poised small head, close curls, broad shoulders, and sinewy arms are displayed to capital advantage in this striking and finely- samdow picture from Mr.
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The stranger who won it from M. The next commotion was caused by a number of gentlemen 56 reaching the stage by flying leaps from a side-box, sweating and touzled after fighting their way through a frenzied mob in the crowded hall outside.
All rights of translation reserved. Special cheers were given for the judges and for Captain Molesworth, and there were calls for the rival gladiators to publicly shake hands.
The tutor of Cyclops deter- mined that the novice should have no easy task, and after posting the hundred pounds in the hands of Captain Molesworth, the manager of the Aquarium, he varied the programme so as to tax not only the strength of his pupil, but that of Herr Sandow, to the very utmost.
Unadorned efforts of this sort,” the same journal goes on to say, in allusion to swndow stage- feats of other strongmen exhibitors, ” speak for themselves, and appeal far more effect- ively to the admiring astonishment of the beholder than the snapping of chains or the bending and twisting sysyem metal rods exhibitions which many people observe with a haunting distrust in their perfect authenticity, and a feeling that there is more of trick or ‘ knack ‘ than of downright physical prowess in them.
Luck and his skill threw prize-money 26 in his way, and now and then he earned a little by hiring him- f out to sculptors and artists as a model. Sandow’s own experience as a self-trained athlete and preceptor in the science of physical culture. He made repeated but fruitless efforts to get an engagement, and failing in that became exigently hard up. One of them was Eugen Sandowa German-born bodybuilder who appeared to be carved from marble. Herr Sandow has never before competed in public, but as an amateur he has won fame in Italy, Holland, Belgium, Russia, Switzerland, Austria, and France.
Had he wanted merely to make money, he would no doubt have 18 taken to the pugilist’s golden career ; but this, we know, was always abhorrent to him.
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Something more will be wanted, however, than his suggested feat of snap- ping a chain. The ancient Greeks and Romans would have laughed at our extensive array of apparatus, the appurtenances of our modern gymnasia on which we foolishly lavish large sums of money, often only to be looked at, or used tarining harm rather than for good.
Greek and Roman alike knew, in a high degree, the value of bodily exercise, and in their competitive games, as well as in their training for war, adopted a system of physical education which produced wonderful results. He is an im- mensely powerful young fellow, weighing 14 stone, 61b. But is it not folly to hazard life in the performance of an act for the doing of which one has not the physical power, though one may have the courage?