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Art Montini

by John McKean
This is Art from his "younger days'. This picture is prominently displayed in the Ambridge VFW Barbell Club.
” I LOVE the aches and pains every morning! They tell me that I didn’t die in my sleep!!” Then, to assert this positive life-force, eighty four year old Art Montini heads to the […]

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The Ambridge VFW Barbell Club

by John McKean
John McKean and Art Montini of the Ambridge VFW Barbell Club
Earlier this year the Ambridge VFW Barbell Club celebrated its 50th anniversary ! It was jointly founded by the USAWA’s own Art Montini and his long time friend, Harry McCoy, who went on to serve many terms as Western Pennsylvania’s Chairman of Olympic […]

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Club Challenge

USAWA Club Challenge
by John McKean

Group Picture from the 2010 USAWA Club Challenge
It started as a rainy day, but with snow freshly gone, temperatures up, daylight savings about to begin (the promise of longer fun-filled days!), and lifters traveling in from Kansas, Ohio, Maryland, and Lebanon (the town, not the country!), we couldn’t help but begin […]

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Strength Through Variety (Part 2)

(Webmaster comment: The following is part of an interesting article written by All-Rounder John McKean several years ago. John has won many All-Round National and World Championships in his weight class, and has written articles for Muscular Development, Hardgainer, Strength and Health, Ironman, Powerlifting USA, and MILO)
by John McKean
John McKean demonstrating the Jefferson Lift, which […]

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