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

Ron Kosloff Audio Seminar Part 1

An in-depth audio seminar / interview with Ron Kosloff. Discussing health, nutrition, bodybuilding and Vince Gironda. Part 1.

Michael Dean

I just wanted to thank you Ron for all the courses nutrition and knowledge you have given me.

A lot of these techniques helped me achive the results I needed.

I really hope to fly up there and train with you as soon as I can.

Michael Dean

Michael Dean

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Vince's Gym

During the 1960s Vince Gironda laid claim to having more top physique stars in training than any other west coast gym.

As a matter of fact, we had a first string and their photos lined the left wall of the gym. The second string had their photos on the right wall of the gym.

At this time Vince’ s Gym entrants dominated local physique contests. The training procedure was as follows.

Train one hour and retire to the Steak House across the street from the gym.

Have meat and relax and back to the gym for another hour training session and repeat this procedure for three one hour workouts.

Vince Gironda Caber Tossing

Vince Gironda Caber TossingVince is starting Caber Tossing lessons every Saturday morning in order to get a team to represent the gym at the annual Highland Games at Corsair Field in Santa Monica in early April.

Caber Tossing is a Scotch sport in which you throw a 19' long log end over end. Kent McCord (who plays a police rookie on the TV series Adam 12) has offered to put up an additional $1,000 on former wrestling champion Mike Rowe (U.S.C. Discus Thrower), against 300 lb. wrestler, Billy Graham.

This is a grudge battle to settle a for long disputed contest between these two men. This event is to be staged as part of the 10th Mr. San Fernando Valley Show to be held at Vince's Gym.

(IronMan Magazine Nov 1973 Vol. 33 No. 1)

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