Item #21758 Physical Training Notes (10 issues). Mark Berry.

Physical Training Notes (10 issues)

Llanerch PA: The Berry Bar Bell Company, 1936-37. First Edition. Octavo; each issue contains 31pp (#2 is 23pp); photographs, ads, etc. Generally Very Good copies (light soiling, complete, with edgewear, a few closed tears, etc.) in stapled wrappers Included are 10 issues, beginning with #2 (issued as the second free bulletin); April 1936 - Vol. I, No. 3, (the first issue of the regular monthly magazine); May 1936 - Vol. I, No. 4; June 1936 - Vol. I, No. 5; July 1936 - Vol. I, No. 6; August 1936 - Vol, II No. 1; September 1936 - Vol, II No. 2; October 1936 - Vol, II No. 3; 1937 - Vol, II No. 4; 1937 - Vol, II No. 5. Mark Berry was a successful feather weight champion in the American continental weight-lifters association (ACWLA) in the mid-1920s and was the first Olympic weight lifting coach for the U.S., coaching at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and the 1936 Berlin Olympics. After his success as a weight lifter he focused on teaching others. Berry advocated drinking milk and focusing on compound movements especially heavy squats for building power and bulk. He is considered one of the pioneers of weight lifting. Item #21758

Price: $400.00

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