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Original York Bench Press, Barbell and Deep Dish Plates For Sale. PRICE: $6,000 I found this advert online when browsing earlier today. Thought it would be worth posting for vintage gym equipment collectors and obviously because it relates to bodybuilding and weightlifting history. A Very Special Offering: An original YORK BARBELL SETUP. 8 matching York deep dish plates originally bought together and placed in the YMCA of Lancaster, PA. Original 1960's - 1970's YORK OLYMPIC FLAT BENCH. Original YORK 45 lb BARBELL WITH STAMP. We are very pleased to of
While Bob Hoffman had the greatest influence on Olympic weightlifting, bodybuilding, and other strength sports in the sixties, Doc Ziegler (pictured above) had the greatest impact. Doc was a pure scientist who became fascinated with strength development. His innovations did more to alter the course of this aspect of physical training that any other individual, before or since. John Bosley Ziegler was a fourth generation doctor. His great-grand-father served in the Civil War as a physician for the Union Army. Doc was a Civil War buff with a large collection of medical paraphernalia from th