See the mail-order course that outlasted them all! Yes, Charles Atlas®, Ltd. is still in business well over 70 years later, turning 97-pound weaklings® into perfectly developed men. Stop getting sand kicked in your face and order this course today!
This comprehensive Website documents the Maxalding method of Bodybuilding & Muscle Control by natural and healthy means as laid down by its founders Maxick and Monte Saldo in 1909.
It contains full scans of both Courses and various Books on the subject as well as pictures of Muscle Controllers in action, Biographies of the founders and other topics such as alternative mail-order Bodybuilding courses that were then available. It also links to its brother site devoted to the great Eugen Sandow.
|Come to BigSteel and meet Tom Black, a Modern Strongman in the making! Great photos of the oldtime strongmen, plus plenty of tips on grip training. (Who do you think bent them big-steel nails by hand?)|
|Dragon Door Publishing: Home of author Pavel Tsatsouline, also known as the "Evil Russian". Pavel is the ex-trainer of the Spetznaz Soviet Special Forces, and he brings his own scientific dynamic approach to training you beyond what you may have thought were your limits. Dragon Door is also a great source for books on Qigong, Tai Chi, and a host of books on natural self-improvement.|
|NaturalStrength is an on-line think-tank, (combining the best of the old with the best of the new), dedicated to truthful drug-free strength training information. Good articles about strength training, strength research, the harmful effects of steroids, the mental aspects of training, and irongame/physical culture history are always wanted. Women are strongly encouraged to participate.|
|Jason's Dynamic Tension® Only Forum: This is the unofficial Charles Atlas® discussion board dedicated to helping new and existing students. Please respect the administrator's rules.|
|Vann's Open Workout Forum: This is the forum for discussing everything from isometrics, weightlifting, martial arts, etc... Totally open - just be courteous to your fellow users!|
|Hawkwind's Tai Chi Chuan Forum: This forum, that began as a Tai Chi forum, like its author couldn't stay confined to just one discipline. But when you're as educated as this guy, that's the price you pay :)|
|Henry "the Thinman"'s page: Henry is a devotee of Tai Chi and Yoga along with many different styles of matial arts and weapons forms, a true "Renaissance Man". Henry is always helpful on the many exercise boards that he frequents, plus he's formed one of his own under the "Hawkwind" link above. There is an excellent (nay, amazing) selection of photos on his homepage, definately worth a look!|