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The Dino-Man Cometh

It was during the strife and tumult of the French Revolution that Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle postulated his "Great Man Theory of History." It was his view that "The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

One hundred and fifty six years later, the situation in the Iron Game was bleak...

Toughness and hard work had been nearly phased out by "miracle" supplements and pharmaceutical help that "did the work for you." Most Gyms were no longer places to get stronger, but places filled with "chrome and ferns" where it was more important to "act" like you were working hard than to actually work hardů

One man had enough.

In 1996, strength training author Brooks Kubik decided to set pen to paper and put out a small booklet outlining some of his training ideas and Old-School methods. It was Brooks' original plan to stop at around 60-80 pages, photocopy that monster and send it to the 20 people who he though would maybe be interested in what he had to say.

Well the original manuscript grew and grew and with encouragement from some of the top people in the strength world, Brooks titled his work Dinosaur Training and unleashed it upon an unsuspecting world.

What happened next was truly astonishing...

It became the most influential training book of the modern Iron Game. At last. hard work and heavy iron became commonplace again. Now Dinosaur Training comes to Functionalhandstrength.com...

Check it out by clicking here.

Train hard,
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Dinosaur Training Dinosaur Training by Brooks Kubik
P.S. Here are some more great quotes from Thomas Carlyle. Enjoy!

"A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things."

"A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune,
but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind."

"A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus."

"Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do."



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