Iron Roots

Iron Roots

6 Episodes

Join Zach Even-Esh for an energetic dive into the history of strength and conditioning and physical culture.

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Iron Roots
  • 5x5 Program

    Episode 1

    In this episode of Iron Roots, Zach unpacks the history of the 5x5 Method created by legendary bodybuilder Reg Park.

  • Zuver's Hall of Fame Gym

    Episode 2

    In this episode of Iron Roots, Zach discusses the notorious Power Lifters Paradise, otherwise known as Zuver’s Hall of Fame Gym.

  • Dr. Ken
    Episode 3

    Dr. Ken

    Episode 3

    In this episode of Iron Roots, Zach talks about strength training pioneer Dr. Ken Leistner.

  • The Touch System

    Episode 4

    Listen as Zach Even-Esh discusses the history and origins of the Touch Method used all over the world today.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger's Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

    Episode 5

    In this episode, host Zach Even-Esh discusses one of the most iconic books of physical culture that shaped and influenced the lives of millions - Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding.

  • Strength & Health Magazine

    Episode 6

    Join Zach Even-Esh as he talks about the history of one of his favorite strength publications, Strength & Health Magazine. Zach discusses how it has evolved through the decades and how it still applies to today.