A good advertisement for her own system, Peggy Gironda is 5 foot 8 inches, weighs 128 pounds. Her husband, Vince Gironda, was Mr. America of 1950 and he had a prominent part in a number of pictures.
Training The Stars
Vince Gironda’s Hollywood Gym Helped The Studios Whip Their Stars Into Shape For The Movies
Several years ago, when I knew nothing about working out, I went to Vince’s Gym in Studio City because I was in terrible shape and had heard that it was a hard core gym where I could train with some great trainers and be assured that I was learning how to workout correctly.
Many of you may remember Brian Keith from the 60′s TV show Family Affair. I recall him very fondly in The Russians are Coming! Keith was anything but Hobbit-like, and it was fairly well known by all that he was ferried to work each morning by John Barleycorn.
I had the honour of having Vince Gironda train me in late 1989 and went on to win the middleweight class at the IFBB North American Championships.
I went searching for the truth about true natural bodybuilding and my search ended with the ultimate teacher in bodybuilding history, the Master, the Iron Guru – Vince Gironda.
Barry Hosteter – actor, writer, and former instructor at Vince’s Gym.
I remember Dewey Martin quite well from the early 1980s when we both worked out at Vince Gironda’s famous body-building gym in North Hollywood, CA.
Actor Peter Lupus Trains at Vince Gironda’s Gym.
The greats like Larry Scott are great because they totally master their minds and bodies.
I feel honored to have crossed paths and built a good friendship with a very likeable and humble man that was once a well known personality in his country Rhodesia.