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"Doing more exercise with less intensity,"
Arthur Jones believes, "has all but
destroyed the actual great value
of weight training. Something
must be done . . . and quickly."
The New Bodybuilding for
Old-School Results supplies
MUCH of that "something."

 

This is one of 93 photos of Andy McCutcheon that are used in The New High-Intensity Training to illustrate the recommended exercises.

To find out more about McCutcheon and his training, click here.

 

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bdog

kurtvf wrote:
I would like to see a copy of that M&F article where Joe Weider writes a critique of Nautilus machines. Imagine someone who knows practically nothing about exercise critiqueing somthing he probably couldn't even begin to comprehend. I read on another site that the Natilus machines in the original Gold's gym were personally owned by Franco Columbu-anyone know if this is true??


I remember reading an article by Weider critiquing Nautilus machines where he says that the shoulder shrug machine hurt his wrists. As everyone knows who has used that machine, you are supposed to put your arms in the mchine palms up. If you do it incorrectly and put your arms in the machine palms down then it will make your wrists hurt like crazy due to the strain on the lower arm bone. He was using it incorrectly...what a dumbass!

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cmg

The photographs are fantastic, the routines etc. are of course exceptional, and the stories are inspiring. The book is very well done and makes you really appreciate the "golden era" and reaffirms the old school method that we all use. It is a lot of fun and can be re-read over and over....

Regards,

Ron
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RStoughton

Got mine, too, and agree that it's a great read. However, my copy came with an unusual feature - it's missing about 20 pages or so. It skips from page 144 (several pages into the Roger Schwab interview) to page 161 (which appears to be the begining of the Boyer Coe interview). Was wondering if anyone else experienced the same thing?

Bob Stoughton
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RStoughton

Got mine, too, and agree that it's a great read. However, my copy came with an unusual feature - it's missing about 20 pages or so. It skips from page 144 (several pages into the Roger Schwab interview) to page 161 (which appears to be the begining of the Boyer Coe interview). Was wondering if anyone else experienced the same thing?

Bob Stoughton
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MotorFed

California, USA

I have had the book for a few days now and I am loving every bit of it. The first few chapters that I have been through have been a fun read. The stories of Steve Reeves and Muscle Beach are especially insightful of the "golden era" of bodybuilding (it also makes me sad when I compare it with the current bodybuilding scene and the health and fitness industry in general). Many of the "big" guys at the gyms I have worked at will not even give someone the time of day, let alone work out with them like George Eiferman. I doubt gyms will ever be like that again.

I also really enjoyed the interview with Kim Wood. I am sure it has been said many times, but thanks for sharing your time with Dr. Darden and with us. I live in Columbus, OH, so it's great to see a fellow Ohioan in the book and give me some inspiration to go out and make my way in the world of health and fitness. The only part I did not like about the interview was the shirts you and your son were wearing...go bucks! It's cool though, the Wolverines are some tough SOBs thats for sure. Looking forward to Nov. 18th.

Great pictures, great stories, great information...great book, Dr. Darden!

Looking forward to reading the rest of it,

Dan
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Ellington Darden

RStoughton wrote:
Got mine, too, and agree that it's a great read. However, my copy came with an unusual feature - it's missing about 20 pages or so. It skips from page 144 (several pages into the Roger Schwab interview) to page 161 (which appears to be the begining of the Boyer Coe interview). Was wondering if anyone else experienced the same thing?

Bob Stoughton


Bob,

PM me and I'll tell you what to do.

Ellington

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Robert Francis

New York, USA

kurtvf wrote:
I would like to see a copy of that M&F article where Joe Weider writes a critique of Nautilus machines. Imagine someone who knows practically nothing about exercise critiqueing somthing he probably couldn't even begin to comprehend.



kurtvf,

ALL of the 1974 issues of Muscle Builder/Power have the multi-part series critiquing the Nautilus machines.

If you come across these things you will laugh long and hard at photos of, for example, Serge Nubret sitting with the most rediculus elbow positioning in the bi/tri and then commenting on how it "hurt his elbows."

I've got some of these things hanging in my facility so that all who enter can see the stupidity of the exercise mainstream.

zand.

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dr ken

Relative to the Weider articles: Dick Wall and I drove the tractor trailer to LA to make a delivery to the Rams. For those not truly familiar with the history of the company, as busy as we were, we had but one tractor trailer, a new cab-over Peterbilt with a great Cummins 12-speed transmission (and two reverse gears) and after Ron Peters was asked to leave, two drivers, Dick and me.

Despite being very busy with lots of orders, it was a one truck company and that one truck made all of the deliveries except on rare occasions when Arthur would have us rent a straight truck for deliveries to the Dolphins or Jacksonville. We would hit Gainsville on our way north, out of Florida.

The driving and delivery schedule was brutal and we could usually fit 33-34 machines in the trailer when they were broken down about as far as you could take them. We would also and typically, make a half dozen deliveries on any trip so on the way out to LA, we made deliveries in New Orleans, Dallas, Univ of Arkansas, and to transplanted New Yorker, IFBB competitor, and former fellow "odd lift contest" competitor who I knew from the Harlen Y, Carlos Rodriquez.

Thus, speed and lack of sleep was the key yet while spending three days with the Rams and instructing them, Arthur told me to go over to Weider Headquarters and "shake them up" with Dick. We parked the rig in front of the Weider entrance and Dick and I strolled into the main lobby.

Having known Joe since I was 14 years of age, I asked to see him. Told he "was busy" I insisted and told the receptionist that "we had a message for him from Arthur Jones of Nautilus". You would have thought that the building was on fire as Franco and a few other notable faces that were there came running down the stairs and surrounded us.

I don't even know if Joe remembered me but I told him, "Its Ken from New York, Leory (Colbert's) friend". As instructed, I told him if he kept publishing the negative articles, Arthur was "going to fuck you up". Franco looked as if he was ready to go but Dick and I were extremely polite and Dick knew almost everyone in the building as he had lived in LA and was in the business for over twenty years.

We were actually shown around and I learned that George Kaye at that time was writing or ghost writing 90% of the magazine articles for the various bodybuilders (as I wound up doing for a series or two of articles in the mid-1980's for Joe). I don't think George even trained but he was an excellent writer!

Arthur was disappointed that no one hit us or tried to (I wasn't) and their war of words continued but anyone with half a head could immediately understand that Joe's articles were meant to be no more than "puff pieces" striking down yet another training method that did not agree with "the Weider system." It was all fun stuff, even to Arthur.
Dr. Ken
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kurtvf

That story is great. It should be included in the second printing of the book. Maybe Dr. Darden can interview Joe Weider about the "Weider Principles".
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EB Jones

New York, USA

Got my book just today!! Great read Dr. Darden. Love the stories and am looking forward to the technical info as well!!Thanks for writting this.
E. B. Jones
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wswales

Dear Dr Darden

I have your last book the New HIT, and have found it to be an excellent piece of work.

Last week I attempted to purchase your new book. A day after I had placed my order, I received an E-mail asking for more card details and further ID, to which I was not willing to provide.

Within the UK we are discouraged from handing out this type of info.

I am still very keen to purchase you new book, if possible is their another way in which I can obtain it.

Many Thanks
WS
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WS,

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We understand the risk with sending credit card information. This is why we request that you black out the first 12 digits of the card number and the 3 digit security code on the back. This way there is no harm that can be done if someone else were to look at it. The same goes for the driver's license. As long as we can make out your full name and country, everything else may be blacked out.

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Ellington Darden

Here's a surprising sidebar:

A couple of nights ago I called Arthur Jones and asked him if he liked The New Bodybuilding for Old-School Results?

"Send me another book," Jones said. "I liked it so much that I gave my copy to Mabel Rader."

"Gee that's great," I said, "but why Mabel?"

"I was talking to Mabel on the phone yesterday," Jones replied, "and I described the photo of us on page 211. Evidently, that was one of the last pictures taken of Mabel and Peary together. So I sent the entire book to her this morning."

For those of you who don't know Mabel and Peary Rader, they were the much-respected editors and publishers of IronMan magazine, during the Golden Age of Bodybuilding.

Ellington
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EB Jones

New York, USA

A couple of nights ago I called Arthur Jones and asked him if he liked The New Bodybuilding for Old-School Results?

"Send me another book," Jones said. "I liked it so much that I gave my copy to Mabel Rader."

"Gee that's great," I said, "but why Mabel?"

"I was talking to Mabel on the phone yesterday," Jones replied, "and I described the photo of us on page 211. Evidently, that was one of the last pictures taken of Mabel and Peary together. So I sent the entire book to her this morning."

For those of you who don't know Mabel and Peary Rader, they were the much-respected editors and publishers of IronMan magazine, during the Golden Age of Bodybuilding.

Ellington


Dr. Darden,
Glad to hear that AJ was delighted with the book. It may help him perk up!! And the Old Iron MAn mag was the best, but gone are those days...
Wish we could find a way to have AJ chime in personally here, just to thank him for all the work he has done,and the lasting legacy of HIT training that he gave us all,among other things, the least of which was thinking for ourselves.
When you next speak to AJ give him my best fromn"one Jones to another"
Just my two cents
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Ellington Darden

EB,

You're right. Jones never wanted to be anybody's guru. He encouraged every man to think for himself.

Ellington
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NovaGreg

Dr. Darden,
Great job on the book. I was wondering, are you going to get that interview with Tim Patterson that you spoke of earier in this thread anytime soon? I'd very much love to hear what he has to say.
-Greg
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QmAn

Ellington Darden wrote:
Here's a surprising sidebar:

A couple of nights ago I called Arthur Jones and asked him if he liked The New Bodybuilding for Old-School Results?

"Send me another book," Jones said. "I liked it so much that I gave my copy to Mabel Rader."

"Gee that's great," I said, "but why Mabel?"

"I was talking to Mabel on the phone yesterday," Jones replied, "and I described the photo of us on page 211. Evidently, that was one of the last pictures taken of Mabel and Peary together. So I sent the entire book to her this morning."

For those of you who don't know Mabel and Peary Rader, they were the much-respected editors and publishers of IronMan magazine, during the Golden Age of Bodybuilding.

Ellington


Thats hillarious! You spent all that time writing the book only to have your mentor give it away! That's sounds like the quirky mind of a genius to me.

It reminds me of a British comedian you might have possibly heard of....called Spike Milligan. When his car run out of petrol he would park it whether it was, lock it up and then get a lift from a friend or take the bus home! He couldn't face the HASSLE of refueling!

If he was parked close to his house (1-2 miles was close to him) he'd put on his slippers and walk the rest of the way.

He also bought a house which he said in an interview he hated, particulary the color (white) the interviewer asked "Why did you buy the house if you hate it" to which Spike replied "Because it was cheap" the interviewer also asked what he was doing to celebrate the year 2000 and he said "Go to bed early".



Some of his stuff:

The Goon Show 50's
Q show(I particulary like) 60's/70's
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QmAn

By the way I've seen Milligan's grave, the headstone reads:-

I told you I was ill
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davise

Peary Rader's 20 rep squat program helped me tremendously when I was younger.
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rhj2323

Dr. Darden, I have several of your books and this one is the most inspirational. The stories that you tell and the pictures you supply in your books are unmatched.

Keep up all the good work.
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Ellington Darden

rhj2323 wrote:
Dr. Darden, I have several of your books and this one is the most inspirational. The stories that you tell and the pictures you supply in your books are unmatched.

Keep up all the good work.


Thanks. When we were doing the layout of each chapter, we tried to crop and enlarge almost every photo for maximum impact. I'm glad you recognized this effect.

Ellington

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HeavyHitter32

Dr. Darden,

Does the new book have a lot of information for advanced HIT trainees who may be somewhat close to their potential?
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Ellington Darden

HeavyHitter32 wrote:
Dr. Darden,

Does the new book have a lot of information for advanced HIT trainees who may be somewhat close to their potential?


I'd be pleased to hear some of the advanced trainees, who have the book, opinions on this? But I'd say YES.

Ellington

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hdlifter

Hi Ellington,

I read the following on your T-Nation thread, which intrigued me...

belligerent wrote: To be blunt, it amazes me that people are still using free weights for single-joint (rotary) movements. It's an ego thing I think.

You are so right.

Ellington

Could you please elaborate? Thanks.
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RobT

wswales wrote:
Dear Dr Darden

I have your last book the New HIT, and have found it to be an excellent piece of work.

Last week I attempted to purchase your new book. A day after I had placed my order, I received an E-mail asking for more card details and further ID, to which I was not willing to provide.

Within the UK we are discouraged from handing out this type of info.

I am still very keen to purchase you new book, if possible is their another way in which I can obtain it.

Many Thanks
WS


Hey WS

I'm in the UK also and had exactly the same problem - checked with my credit card company and they recomended not doing this and Biotest did not seem to have any other options. Never had this before with other items i've purchased from the US either. Shame as i have almost all of Dr Dardens other books and TNBFOSR sounds excellent.

Rob T

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