The Mystery of the Iron Samson (Alexander Zass)

The Mystery of the Iron Samson (Alexander Zass)
Author: A. Drapkin
Language English
Pages: 116
Genre: Biography
Goodreads Rating: 4.67
Published: October 1st 2012

Lost Russian Book Translated Into English for the First Time, Reveals the Secrets of Alexander Zass' Strength My name is Logan Christopher and I love oldtime strongmen.

Alexander Zass is one of my favorites and after you get through this book you'll see why... This legendary book chronicles the life of Zass also known as the Iron Samson, or the Amazing Samson. It was written by two Russians and now for the first time has been translated into English. Zass was well known for being one of the first to widely use isometrics in his training. Here you'll discover exactly what he did and more. How Would You Like to Develop the Strength that Literally Allowed Zass to Break Chains and Bend Bars To Escape from Prison? The fact is Alexander of Zass was a prisoner of war during the first World War not once but a total of four times. And he escaped every time! Several of his escapes required the use of his strength he had developed over his career as a strongman. And he went on to discover that the exercises he developed while in prison, helped him become even stronger. These were further developed into his system of strength.

Run Away and Join the Circus... That’s what Alexander Zass did. You’ll get to read all about his exploits as a: Legendary Strongman Professional Wrestler Trainer of Animals Reading stories about his feats and exploits you get the feeling that the iron bending he did far outsurpassed many of his contemporaries. Add to the fact that he literally used to skills to break free from prison and you can understand why he became the stuff of legends. Like when in a challenge his opponent almost killed him by wrapping iron around his neck! This book is not just biographical… The Only Book That Shows You How Zass Trained You’ll see how he trained as a child and adult. Included are two chapters detailing specific exercises used by the Iron Samson. The first is all about Isometric Exercises done with chains.

But Zass didn’t believe this was all you needed to become strong. You need both static and dynamic strength. That’s why the second section is all about Dynamic Exercises done with a special tool you can easily make yourself. There’s plenty of photos (never-before-seen), as well as images to show you the exercises.

It's got 109 jam-packed pages. If you’re a fan of oldtime strongmen this book is a must for your collection. Grab it today!