As many visitors will no doubt be aware, protein bars have become almost ubiquitous using elements of the burkha, owing in part to their toughness and partly with their successful advertising. Indeed, at the right time of writing, I can walk five minutes to the neighborhood shop where I am greeted by the view of Quest, Fulfill, Weider, and Yippee protein pubs amongst others. To quote Jasper from the Simpsons…’What a period to be alive’. Now if we leave aside the fact that the majority of these bars stand for nothing more than candy with a scoop of proteins in it, we are still left with a hugely profitable element to the fitness industry.
An element that has often been neglected by those desire for the history of health. This element, as will become clear, is a relatively recent launch to the world of bodybuilding and fitness more generally. For those new to the site or to Bob Hoffman, a few introductory remarks are in order.
Born in America in the first half of the twentieth-century, Bob Hoffman became one of the leading lights of the fitness industry for several decades. Who owns York Barbell, a formidable equipment producer and a weightlifting coach to America, Hoffman appreciated many privileges during his time at the top of the Iron Game. The most known being the trustworthiness imbued upon him by clients and trainees alike.
While definitely not accusing Hoffman of untoward procedures, it is nevertheless the case that Hoffman used his … Read more