25 Things that Dinos Do!

John Grimek shows his form in the one-hand deadlift. Very few modern trainees have ever seen someone do a one-hand deadlift, let alone tried to do one!

Hail to the Dinosaurs!

One quick note and then we'll talk training.

1. My EBay Store

Since Trudi and I are planning to move to
the Pacific Northwest in the not-too-distant
future, I'm selling al of my duplicate copies
of Iron Game books and magazines.

I'm listing them on eBay now - and here are
the first three listings:

 Peary Rader's Iron Man Sept 1978

Peary Rader's Iron Man Jan. 1978

The Illustrated History of Physical

I also have tons of old issues of Strength
and Health magazine from the 40's, 50's
and 60's - shoot me an email if you're
interested in buying some for your

I have tons of old issues of Bob Hoffman's Strength and health for sale. Shoot me an email if you're interested.
2.  Great Things that Dinos Do!

When it comes to training, most people focus
on "the champions" and what the "champions"
are doing.

I tend to focus on the ordinary folks - people
like you and me who love to train - who stick
to it through thick and thin - and who end up
pretty darn strong and pretty darn impressive.

So I thought I'd make a list of some really
impressive things that Dinos do.

Here it is. See if you can spot yourself on the
list (and note that you may be there more than

1. Lifting and carrying great big stones.

2. Giving a heavy sandbag the ride of its life.

3. Making great gains from your training even if
you only have time for one or two workouts a

4. Doing squats -- and doing them hard and heavy.

5. Any of the advanced workouts in Dinosaur
Bodyweight Training.


6. Heavy dumbbell training -- with the emphasis
on heavy. (See Dinosaur Dumbbell Training
for details.)

7. Finishers.

8. Thick bar training.

9. Heavy partials in the power rack.

10. Keeping at it after age 40.

11. Keeping at it after age 50.

12. Keeping at it after age 60 and beyond.

13. Making a date with a special strength
stone somewhere in Scotland - or in Iceland.

14. Teaching your children how to train.

15. Teaching your grandchildren how to train.

16. Learning to do new stuff -- whatever your

17. Using the same barbell at age 60 that you
used at age 12.

18. Growing as much of your own food as

19. Entering your first powerlifting, weightlifting
or strongman comp.

20. Saying "no" to roidskies.

21. Dropping 40 pounds and five inches off your
gut because you know it's good for your health --
and staying just as strong at your new bodyweight
as you were when you were heavier.

22. Focusing on lifelong strength and health.

23. Learning about the lives and lifting of the
great old-time champions -- and striving to
match their lifts in your own workouts.

24. Setting a good example for others.

25. Teaching someone else how to train Dino

There are many more. Send in your ideas and
I'll share them with your fellow Dinos.

As always, thanks for reading, and have a
great day. If you train today, make it a good

Yours in strength,

Brooks Kubik

P.S. No. 26 on the list is having a well-read copy
of Dinosaur Training on your bookshelf or in
your gym bag:

P.S. 2. My other books and courses are
right here at Dino Headquarters:

Hard-copy and PDF




P.S. 4. Thought for the Day:

"The only person you should be trying to
impress is YOU."

-- Brooks Kubik

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