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Remembering Muscle Beach: Where Hard Bodies Began--Photographs and Memories

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It's called the birthplace of the physical fitness boom of the 20th century. It's Muscle Beach, Santa Monica, California -- a stone's throw from Venice Beach, a short drive to Malibu. But in the 1930s and 1940s, it was The Beach, the place where Steve Reeves, Jack LaLanne, the Tanny Brothers and Joe Gold built their bodies. With first-hand knowledge and historic detail, Ha ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 28th 1999 by Angel City Press (first published June 1999)
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Michael
Awesome photographs. I'm displaying my ignorance here, but I was surprised to learn that to the Muscle Beach originals, it was mostly about gymnastics, not bodybuilding.
Guy
Great history of the original muscle beach and contains some classic photos.
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