Tag Archives: Ambridge BBC

Building a Training Hall

by Roger LaPointe
The Ambridge Barbell Club can be classified as an "Old School" Training Hall!
Training halls are not built over night. What do you think of when you hear about a training hall? My guess is that a different image is conjured up from when you hear “fitness facility”. Am I right?
The old gyms […]

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Club Champs REMINDER

by Al Myers
The entrance of the historic Ambridge Barbell Club!
It will not be long now and the USAWA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS will be taking place.  This meet is hosted by one of the oldest clubs in the USAWA (the Ambridge BBC) and directed by a couple of the oldest guys in the USAWA (Art Montini & […]

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Club Challenge

[ March 10, 2012; 5:00 pm; ] by Al Myers
MEET ANNOUNCEMENT – 2012 CLUB CHALLENGE

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It’s hard to believe but this will be the THIRD YEAR for the USAWA Club Challenge.  It seems like just yesterday that John McKean and myself  “dreamed up” this meet, […]

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Awards as Motivation

by Al Myers
This is part of the collection of awards present in Clark's Gym.
I have been in numerous club gyms, and one thing that sets them apart from commercial “chrome and fern” gyms is that there is always an abundance of old trophies, medals, plaques and award certificates hanging around.  Some of these places […]

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Club Challenge

by John McKean
THE 2011 USAWA CLUB CHALLENGE – THICK AS GRAVY
The Ambridge Barbell Club hosted this years USAWA Club Challenge. Pictured left to right: Art Montini, Phil Rosenstern, and John McKean.
I sure hope that nutritionists will discover that the Maple Restaurant’s famed thick, brown beef gravy is chock full of protein, vitamins, and […]

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