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This dvd, the first of three, complements our eight books, demonstrating things people have asked about, things that are difficult to explain adequately in a book. Clarence shares the knowledge gained from his lifetime quest for improvement. For more information, reader feedback and reviews on all three Ripped DVDs, GO
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The principles discussed and illustrated here are the ones that have kept Clarence training to improve long after many others have lapsed into maintenance training or given up altogether. Completely different, out third video/DVD is about motivation, the sine qua non of all successful training efforts. No worthwhile fitness goal can be achieved without motivation. Using real life stories, we show you how to stay motivated year after year. Running time 53 minutes, $34.95 + $6.60 priority shipping. Please specify video or DVD.
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Bill Pearl/Dave Draper Seminar DVD + 30-page Conversation Booklet
This Seminar DVD was recorded in front of a live audience at the 2005 DraperOnline Bash at the World Gym in Santa Cruz, CA. Bill Pearl and Dave Draper, joined near the end by Ed Corney (article 157, Personalities), lovingly and candidly talk for 75 minutes about bodybuilding then and now, revealing truths, expelling myths and offering priceless insights. World-famous bodybuilders (see articles 27 and 118 in our Personalities category for details), Dave has been training for over 50 years and Bill for 65 plus years, they have plenty to say—their answers to questions from the audience are often surprising and always illuminating. Topics covered include their early training, goal setting, feats of strength they’ve witnessed, best lifts, the current bodybuilding scene, steroid downside, cardio training, vegetarian diet, protein requirements, aging, training partners, favorite exercises, body fat tests, injuries, training to failure, early morning training, improvements in equipment over the years, split routines, nutrition basics, supplements, hypnosis, stretching and more. Ed Corney tells about training before and after his stroke. Added bonuses are slide shows of the Draper and Pearl physiques over the years, and a 30-page booklet, Essentials & Reflections, capturing the two in a private conversation at Pearl’s ranch in Oregon; covers some of the above topics in more depth and other topics as well—especially the importance of positive attitude and having confidence in yourself and your training. Truly an exchange of bodybuilding wisdom for the ages.
A bargain at only $29.95 plus $6.60 Priority shipping. Order now.
The Classic Collection Volume One of Rare Bodybuilding & Weight Lifting Films Video and DVD
Take a trip back in time to the Golden Days of the Iron Game and see the greatest muscle legends pose and lift. See John Grimek posing and doing muscle control, John Davis making history lifting the famous Apollon train wheels, Otto and Pete Arco doing their famous muscle control and hand-balancing act, and much more.
Lifting aficionados will love this rare black & white
footage. Background music has been added, but there’s no commentary and very
few captions to identify the old timers shown.
Those with the necessary historical perspective--and some newbies--will
love seeing Steve Reeves, Reg Park, Bill Pearl (posing in park, long segment),
John Farbotnik (posing and muscle control), George Eiferman (posing and muscle
control), Marvin Eder, Lud Shusterich, Vic Nicoletti, Ed Jubinville (muscle
control), Reg Lewis, Clarence Ross, Siegmund Klein (posing and muscle control),
Leo Robert, Ed Theriault, Alan Stephan, Jack Delinger, Melvin Wells and others
posing; and John Davis, Norb Schemansky, Doug Hepburn, Steve Stanko, Bob Hoffman
(doing bent press), Dick Bachtell, Frank Spellman, Dave Sheppard, Joe De Pietro,
Jim Bradford, Clyde Emerick, Pete George, Jim George, Chuck Vinci, and Tommy
Kono lifting, along with famous Egyptian and Russian lifters. It’s truly a
dream lineup! How many can you spot? (Many of the champions are identified on
the back of the video case in the approximate order in which they appear.) Sixty
minutes, Black & White with background music added, VHS
or DVD (no audio), $39.95 plus $6.60 priority shipping.
(Special: Vol 1 & 2 $60 plus $6.60 shipping)
(Special: Vol 1 & 2 $60 plus $6.60 shipping)
See physique greats of the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s. Wonderful old film
footage (8 and 16 mm) converted to video, mostly black & white with color in
the late ‘60s. The quality varies from fair to good, depending on the lighting
and age. As you’d expect of old film, it’s all a little fuzzy, but the
quality of the physiques is unmistakable. Some clips of Chuck Sipes and Rick
Wayne are very brief, while segments of Grimek doing muscle control and Larry
Scott posing are quite good. Background music has been added, but still no
commentary. Muscle greats appear in the following order (order of appearance is
also on back of video case, but varies from our identification where asterisk
John Grimek (Bob Hoffman in background with hat),
Millard Williamson *
Pat Casey (doing bench press)
Joe Nista Jr.
Rick Wayne at IFBB ’64 Mr. Universe
Rock Stonewall at IFBB ’64 Mr. U.
Hugo Labra at IFBB ’64 Mr. U.
Larry Scott at IFBB ’64 Mr. U.
Larry Scott Guest Posing in 1965 after First Mr. Olympia
Bob Gajda & John Corvello in ‘67
1967 IFBB Mr. U: Chuck Sipes, Mike Katz, Zabo Koszewski, Pete Caputo, John Decola, John Maldonado, Rock Stonewall, Don Peters, and Bill Pearl
Rick Wayne in 1969
Larry Scott Winning 1965 Mr. Olympia
Freddy Ortiz in ’64 (huge arms on small man)
Harold Poole in ‘65
Bill Pearl in ‘67
Jack Delinger posing at age 50
One hour, Black & White w/ some Color, Background
Music (no commentary),
VHS or DVD $39.95 plus $6.60 priority shipping. (Special: Vol 1 & 2 $60 plus $6.60 shipping)
Classic Collection #3: Stars of the 60s and 70s
DVD: 60 minutes $39.95 + $6.60 shipping (Special : Vol 1,2,& 3 for $90 + $6.60 shipping )
This new DVD in
the Classic Collection series features the stars of the 60s and 70s in
an outstanding collection of the greatest names of the period: Bill Pearl, Frank Zane, Dave Draper, Ed Corney, Joe Nista, Franco Columbu,
Mike Katz, Rick Wayne, Steve Reeves, Chet Yorton, Freddy Ortiz, Harold Poole,
Marlon Darton. See the stars posing at their peak with some scenes of
pumping and training as an added bonus. Shot mostly on color film with some B&W
footage, digitally transferred to DVD with copyright free music added.
Here is a complete list of contents in order seen:
Joe Nista, John Tristram, Harold Poole at the 1964 IFBB Mr America.
Ed Corney, Don Ross, Mike Katz, Franco Columbu guest posing in the mid 70s.
Rick Wayne training and posing in the late 60s.
Steve Reeves guest posing at the 1957 AAU Mr USA.
Dave Draper training and posing in a gym, early 70s.
Dave Draper and Frank Zane guest posing at the 1970 IFBB Mr Europe in Essen, Germany.
Bill Pearl and Dennis Tinerino guest posing 1980/1981.
Carlos Rodriguez and Marlon Darton posing on the beach at Marina del Rey, CA, 2nd July, 1978.
Franco deadlifting and posing at the 1977 IFBB Mr America.
1977 Gold's Gym Mr America Parade in Santa Monica, including Ken Waller on an elephant, Bill Grant, Pete Grymkowski, Dave Dupre, Tony Pearson, Manuel Perry, Bert Goodrich and Dan Lurie.
Chet Yorton and Freddy Ortiz at the 1964 IFBB Mr America.
Early Steve Reeves, George Eiferman competing and beach posing, year unknown. Please tell us if you know the year!
Classic Collection #4: Stars of the 60s and 70s
DVD: 60 minutes $39.95 + $6.60 shipping (See special offer at the end of Classic 5 description)
Kal Szkalak, Lee Haney as a teenager, Sergio Oliva, Frank Zane Vs. Boyer Coe at NABBA Universe, Bill Grant and
Serge Nubret, Rick Bruch, Bill Richardson, Chet Yorton, Robbie Robinson, Dale Adrian, Scott Wilson, Clint Beyerle, Peter Phillips, Dennis Wilkins, Frank Richard, Dennis Tinerino, Dennis Wilkins, John Bubb, John Hart.
Classic Collection #5: Primarily of the 60s and 70s,
some color, some B&W
DVD: 60 minutes $39.95 + $6.60 shipping
Jack Delinger, John Bubb, Clancy Ross, Melvin Wells, John Citrone, Brian Eastman, Sig Klein, Wilf Sylvester, Robby Robinson, Paul Wynter, Brian House, Dale Adrian, Rick Wayne, Harry McFarlane, Clint Beyerle, Vern Weaver, Freddy Ortiz, Walter Bubenicek, George Payne, John Hewlett, Franco Columbu, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Earl Maynard, Mike Dayton, Ken Waller, Vic Downs, Bill Pearl, Sergio Oliva, Don Peters, Paul Nash, Chet Yorton, Bertil Fox, Frank Zane, Roy Perrott, Hugo Labra, Dave Draper, Larry Scott, William Betsalel, Rock Stonewall, Mike Katz, Don Howorth, Al Beckles, Steve Reeves, Pete Grymkowski, Reg Park
Classic Collection #6: Primarily of the mid 60s
to about 77, some color, some B&W
DVD: 60 minutes $39.95 + $6.60 (See special below)
Specials: Any 2 Classic, $60, any 3 Classic $90, any 4 Classic $120, any 5 Classic $150, any 6 Classic $180. (Savings of $60) + shipping
Frank Zane: Physical Perfection DVD, 165 minutes $39.95 + shipping
2007 Ironage Reunion and Chuck Sipes Award, $29.95 + $6.60 ship.
Norm Komich, a close friend and an expert on Chuck Sipes, talks about him during a dinner at the Arnold Sports Festival, where the first annual Chuck Sipes award was given to Roland Kickinger. Past bodybuilding legends attending the dinner were: Sergio Oliva, Steve Michalik, Bill Grant, Leon Brown, Joe Meeko, Anibal Lopez, Dave Mastorakis, and Vince Anello. The second hour of this 2-hour DVD contains an interview with Pete Grymkowski and Ed Connors on the history of Gold's Gym, interviews with Dennis Tinerino, Bill Grant, Jerry Brainum and Mike Torchia at the 2006 Iron Man FitExpo, and an interview of Leon Brown, an early training partner of Arnold and Franco - plus much more.
HARD & HEAVY with KAMAL (Mr. Universe, Mr. World and
2003 Pro Qualifier)
This DVD is for hardcore bodybuilders and fans. Here’s your
chance to see volume
training by a world-class bodybuilder. This video was taken in a UK gym
one week before this NABBA World champion made his pro debut in
the 2003 IFBB Night of Champions in New York. In top shape, Kamal Elgargni does an actual
workout with his regular training poundages. As explained in Challenge
Yourself, there are two basic models of training used by bodybuilders:
volume training and HIT (high intensity training). HIT bodybuilders, such as
Dorian Yates, do a few basic exercises very hard; their workouts are relatively
short and infrequent (see Dorian’s training video/dvd elsewhere on this page).
Volume bodybuilders, on the other hand, work every body part from many angles,
doing long and frequent workouts with lots of sets. Kamal is a volume guy, and
clearly it works for him. Massively built from head to toe, he has great
symmetry and incredible abs. In addition to a long gut-busting workout, you’ll
see Kamal posing between sets, winning the world championship in Greece and
Kamal is 30 and has been training for 12 years. Born in Africa, he's a
naturalized British citizen. A highly skilled carpenter, he currently works as a
personal trainer. Running time: 90 minutes plus a
23-minutes slide show, including 179 photos. $34.95 + $6.60 shipping
KETTLEBELL SOLUTION FOR SIZE AND STRENGTH
by Mike Mahler (DVD)
This amazing DVD, filmed on a beautiful California beach, is packed with ninety minutes of essential information on getting bigger and stronger with kettlebells. Mike Mahler, a strength coach and Senior Kettlebell Instructor, uses kettlebells as his only source of strength training. He mastered the basics of kettlebell training and wanted to take it to a higher level. He was big and strong before he made the change and he’s bigger and stronger now. Weighing 195, he can now press and snatch two 88-pound kettlebells—for reps. In the DVD, he shows you how he got there. He explains and demonstrates eight primary kettlebell exercises: Double Military Press, Double Bent Over Row, Double Floor Press, Double Front Squat, Double Windmill, Turkish Get-up, Double Swing, and Double Snatch. Taken together, these movements work the whole body. Frankly, just seeing him do these exercises with a pair of 70-pound Kettlebells is worth the price of the DVD. You don’t have to use that much weight to benefit, of course, but he shows you what’s possible and how to get there. Order your copy of this is AMAZING DVD today. Approximately 90 minutes. $39.95 + 6.60 priority shipping
Larry Scott: A Life in Bodybuilding (Early Years, Posing, Awards, Career Highlights, Interview, Seminar)
This DVD is a tribute to Larry Scott, the first ever Mr. Olympia in 1965 and 1966, famous for his arm development and shape (the man after whom the Scott Curl is named). The main part of the DVD is his seminar given at the 2006 FitExpo (43 minutes). Early years posing highlights include winning the '65 and '66 Olympia titles, guest posing in 1965, and his posing at the 1964 IFBB Mr. Universe. Included are his appearance at the Legends' Reunion in CA in 2000, Larry's award at the 1997 OH Foundation Awards in England and his interview at the 2001 Mr. Olympia Expo. This is a one of a kind DVD - get it while you can. 90 minutes, $29.95 + $6.60 shipping.
POWER Unlimited: Unlimited Strength. Unlimited Will. Unlimited Power (a documentary on powerlifting)
A superbly written and produced documentary on powerlifting, the sport and the people. It chronicles the history of this amazing (but obscure) sport through archival footage and interviews of pioneers such as Ed Coan, Lee Moran, Kirk Karwoski, Rickey Dale Crain, Bev Francis, and others. In addition to telling about the past, it introduces the world of the future through the eyes of novices, international lifters, coaches, and rising stars, such as Pricilla Ribic, Scot Mendelson, Scot Cartwright, and many others. You'll learn about and see the first official 1000 pound Squat--and the first 1000 pound Bench Press!
Carol and I enjoyed every minute of this documentary. It's fascinating to get up-close-and-personal with famous (and not so famous) power lifters, men and women, some we've read about and others new to us. We learned way more than we expected.
This DVD is "must viewing" for anyone interested in, or curious about, the sport of powerlifting.
104 minutes, $29.95 + $6.60 shipping.
Sergio Oliva, "The Myth," three-time Mr. Olympia (1967, 1968 & 1969), is without doubt one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. This DVD is a tribute to his life and career. The most extensive collection of Sergio's competitive career ever compiled, it includes virtually every high point in his multi-decade career. Aficionados will love the posing segments, while others will perhaps be more interested in the extensive training footage and the interview segments, the latter showing his sunny and unaffected nature. The footage of Sergio on the job as a policeman in Chicago is marvelous; it's wonderful to see him relating to everyone on the street, big and small, young and old, in a friendly but firm manner. Rather than give a complete list, we'll just tell you that it's all there. Only Wayne Gallasch, who has traveled the world for over 40 years capturing the great events in bodybuilding on film, could produce such a splendid and all-encompassing DVD.
We understand these are the only DVDs of their kind. Gary Udit, the creator of the series, is one of the top judges in the NPC. He and several others explain ways competitors can score higher, and win more, by posing better. Originated about ten years ago, the DVDs have been regularly updated to reflect current rules. Men and women are included in both DVDs.
PERFECT POSING contains step-by-step explanations and
demonstrations of the poses included in every physique contest: The
Relaxed Poses (front, back, and sides) and the Mandatory Poses (front double
biceps, front lat spread, side chest, side triceps, rear double biceps, rear lat
spread, abdominals and thighs, and most muscular). Everything you need to know,
including common mistakes and how to correct them.
PERFECT INDIVIDUAL ROUTINE explains and demos how to
construct a routine. Gary Udit starts by telling you what to expect at the
prejudging and the audience presentation. Next, with demos by both men and
women, he shows how to create a posing routine using the mandatory poses, and
then how to add additional poses. Start, transition from pose to pose, and
finish are fully covered. Finally, Udit explains and demos how to add music for
the evening show. Again, everything you need to know to confidently build a
routine that will impress the judges and the spectators.
Each DVDs is about 90 minutes, $29.95 plus $6.60 priority shipping for one DVD, or $50 plus $6.60 priority shipping for both.
The Strongest Man in Recorded history: A Documentary on the Life of Paul Anderson—DVD
Many of you have read about the legendary Paul Anderson. Now you can see--and hear--him in action in this wonderful documentary DVD. Even though I saw Paul lift five times (as noted in article 38), the never-before-seen photos and movie footage of Paul preparing for the 1956 Olympics using homemade weights in his home and backyard, newsreel footage of his most famous competitions at home and abroad, and speaking before large audiences gave me a new appreciation of his true greatness. Paul was more than “The Strongest Man of the Century”—truly a wonder of nature. He was a wonderful human being as well. He traveled thousands of miles each year sharing his message: love of God, country, and the free-enterprise system. In 1961, he and his wife Glenda established the Paul Anderson Youth Home, which provides Christian rehabilitation for young men who would otherwise be incarcerated. This is the fantastic story of one of America’s greatest athletes--and humanitarians.
95 minutes, Introductory price: $39.95 plus $6.60 priority
shipping A book about his life is also available on this site.
95 minutes, Introductory price: $39.95 plus $6.60 priority shipping A book about his life is also available on this site.
Blood & Guts, The 15th Anniversary Edition (2 DVDs)
The DVD advertises, "Witness the intensity and determination as we follow 300 lbs. Multi Mr. Olympia Winner Dorian Yates through a genuine No-Holds Barred, Hardcore Workout." "See the weight and feel the effort that has molded Dorian Yates into the World's Most Massive Bodybuilder." Clarence really did enjoy this DVD. It shows how Dorian actually works out in a way that no book can. Now for the first time available in a special edition that contains 2 DVDs: Disc one is the original classic workout and photo gallery + 25 minutes from Dugdale's 2007 DVD made with Dorian - 'A Week in the Dungeon.' Disc 2 contains all the archival footage available on Dorian, including his six Mr. Olympia crowns and a wonderful collect of previously unseen footage. 89 + 128 minutes. The definitive Dorian Yates compilation.
$49.00 (best price on the web) + $6.60 priority shipping .
YogaHands™ DVD Featuring Leigh Crews $24.95 + $5.60 shipping
NEW DVD! YogaHands is a unique new form of yoga-based exercise that intensifies your Yoga practice with the integration of Heavyhands hand-weights. Every part of your body works continuously against resistance, generating higher workloads and deeper stretches than traditional yoga. Fire up your strength, stamina, coordination and metabolism simultaneously. YogaHands is easy enough for beginners, yet challenging for athletes.
More stretching and strengthening than Walk Plus, with greater range of motion and less movement; includes Pre-class Guidelines, Workout and Heavyhands History. Features Leigh Crews narrating and performing, with partner Kelley demonstrating advanced postures and movements. Workout segment is approximately 50 minutes, with 44-min workout and 4-min cool down and slow stretch. Another excellent presentation, visually pleasing.
Explosive Lifting For Sports, DVD
Harvey Newton’s book and DVD are excellent complements to our RIPPED Video, which includes pulling movements described and demonstrated here. Clarence first met Harvey years ago, when they were both members of the AAU Weightlifting Committee. Since then, Harvey has gone on to distinguish himself in many areas of Olympic lifting. Among other things, he served as U.S. Olympic team weightlifting coach and executive director of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He was the first U.S. national coach and the first U.S. member of the International Weightlifting Federation’s Scientific and Research Committee. He’s a true expert on Olympic weightlifting and its application to other sports. If you want to learn athletic-type lifting and how it can make you a better athlete in any sport, the book and DVD are for you. They explain – and bring to life – the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, pulling exercises, squats and other lifts. Everything you need to know is here, from proper grip to preventing lifting accidents. If you want to be stronger and faster for your chosen sport or need a power boost in everyday life, the book and video are highly recommended.
Explosive Lifting, the DVD, 42 minutes, $24.95 plus $6.60 priority shipping. For information on the book, also available from this site, see the Recommended Book Page.
All of Pavel Tsatsouline's videos are available on this site along with his books. See the Products page.
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