Tag Archives: Vince Gironda

Are Pull-ups a Complete Upper Back Exercise?

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I did my first chin-up at 15. My gym teacher, better known as Conan the Barbarian, was a crazy bitch with wild clotted hair that made all boys chin and dip that day. One could only wonder what had happened to her the night before. I got one chin-up repetition with the help of every […]

Vince Gironda – Was He Natural Or On Steroids?

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Vince Gironda a.k.a. the Iron Guru remains one of the most controversial bodybuilding figures. He devoted his whole life to the construction of the ideal physique and built an ideology against the mainstream training and dieting principles. In addition, Gironda had a successful bodybuilding gym frequented by movie stars and bodybuilders. He also claimed that […]