History

The Secret of True Strength-Your Ligaments – Strength Magazine – May, 1925

At the present time there seems to be among devotees of body culture, a craze for muscular development covering only certain parts of the body. The craze for specialized biceps development, for instance, has been with us for many years, and no doubt will always continue among a certain faction. To the uninitiated it seems to be considered the hallmark of physical perfection and great strength, to be able to display big biceps. Lately another faction has sprung up, which has centered its ambitions upon the development of the pectoral or breast muscles.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas