The History of Vince's Gym & The Stars He Trained

Vince Gironda Dip Machine

Vince Gironda Dip Machine

Vince Gironda demonstrating the dip machine to Larry Scott.

Vince had a dip machine in his gym in the early 1980's. It was like a hack slide but you used a seat belt to hold yourself on. You could plate load it and it had 3 positions for hands.

I asked him if I might be able to just hang around the gym and check things out for a bit.

His reply was "Sure if you'd like, just don't feed the animals".

A big animal I did see - big Louie on a dip machine!

Vince Gironda Mr 1949 Physique Contest Trophy

Mr. 1949 Professional Physique Contest Fourth Place Vince Gironda

Mr. 1949 Professional Physique Contest Fourth Place Vince Gironda.

Honey Attracts Two B's - Vince Gironda & Monty Wolford

Vince Gironda and Monte Wolford

Honey Attracts Two B's (B is for Bodybuilder) - in the persons of Vince Gironda and Monte Wolford.

In The Store

The Vince Gironda File I
The Vince Gironda File I
Steve Davis Foundations of Training
Steve Davis Foundations of Training
Simplified System of Barbell Training
Simplified System of Barbell Training
Secrets of Strength and Development
Secrets of Strength and Development
Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors (Hardcover)
Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors (Hardcover)
Mohamed Makkawy Variable Angle Training VAT
Mohamed Makkawy Variable Angle Training VAT

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