Odd Exercises for Physical Vigor: An Oldtime Strongman’s 15-Minute Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness


Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future career as a professional fitness trainer and strongman; he stood only 5’2″, and after contracting typhoid at age 15, his body was left frail and thin. Schmidt turned his … Continue reading Odd Exercises for Physical Vigor: An Oldtime Strongman’s 15-Minute Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness