Rear view of a young male bodybuilder doing heavy weight exercise  with dumbbells against dark background

A brief history of Strength training & the “Double-Eight” Technque

Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., Rita La Rosa Loud, B.S., Sheryl Rosa, B.S. Until almost 1950, weight training was considered an undesirable and dangerous physical activity, especially for athletes. Although a small number of weight lifters and body builders exercised with barbells and dumbbells, this type of training was not accepted by physicians, physical education teachers or coaches. In the late[…]