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The Amazing Transformation of Bruce Randall (1931 - 2010) By Randy Roach Reprinted from Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors (edited by Strength Oldschool) In 1966, an 18-year-old Terry Strand responded enthusiastically to a Chicago Sun Times advertisement announcing the appearance of a former Mr. Universe at a downtown Montgomery Ward department store. Strand recalled very few people showing up to see and listen to the physique star promote Billard Barbells, a company the muscleman represented. What impressed the young Strand was not just the amazing physique of
How I Train the Bench Press (1977) By Mike MacDonald * Some of the info below is from Issue #7 of PLUSA * Mike was born September 4th, 1948 and unfortunately died January 9th, 2018 at the age of 69 after a long battle with leukemia. News of his death can be read here. His legendary status will forever live on. Greatest condolences to Mikes family and friends. During the last 13 years the World's Greatest Bench Presser has set 12 official World Records and 4 unofficial ones . . . He presently holds the mark at 181, 198, 220, and 242 and he'