The Original Dumbbell

From the eBook: Inventing Fitness Pt I The Greeks, A Society, and it’s Strength  available on Amazon.com Gym life Multiple centuries before complicated exercise equipment a student here used a variety of innovative methods to begin building his physique. In the National Archeological Museum of Athens sit a pair of Halteres. These, the Read more…

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Fitness Trivia

Q How did the dumbbell get it’s name? The  Ancient Greeks are credited with inventing what we now know as organized fitness, and had many clever -and sometimes intense – methods of building a physique worthy of an olympian celebration. Above are Halteres, stones used to lift, drag, and enhance Olympic long Read more…

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