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Dan Lurie's Instant Action Bodybuilding System
Click on book image to be to view full PDF of course on www.sandowplus.co.uk website. Originally published in 1979. It applies his trade marked "Positrain" system.
 
Some information from wikipedia about Dan Lurie for those of you who aren't familiar with this legend of bodybuilding:
 
Dan Lurie (born April 1, 1923, in Brooklyn, New York City) is a founding father of bodybuilding and a physical fitness pioneer. A world-class bodybuilder in the 1940s, by 1949 he had won the Mr. America title of "America's Most Muscular Man" four times. In 1948, Lurie established the International Federation of Body Builders and he owns the Dan Lurie Gyms and Health Clubs, a gym that has attracted people such as Sylvester Stallone. On April 29, 2007, Lurie was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
His book Heart of Steel: The Dan Lurie Story, with foreword by Regis Philbin, chronicles how he overcame poverty to rise to success in the fitness industry and exposes the truth behind his relationships with other famed fitness industry men such as Joe Weider, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
Lurie appeared on the Sealtest Big Top Circus Variety Show on CBS. This was the first color television program in the USA. He played "Sealtest Dan, The Muscle Man". Ed McMahon played a clown. Lurie also appeared as "The Mighty Rewop" in the popular children's TV series Captain Video.
 
Strength and endurance records:
 
1225 parallel dips in 90 minutes
A one-handed overhead bent press with 285 lb bodyweight 168 lb
Leg press with 1230 lb
Back lift of 1810 lb
 
Dan Lurie, Lou Ferrigno and Reg Park
Dan Lurie, Lou and Reg Park
 
Dan Lurie and Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan and Dan Lurie
 
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