(book; G. Mercer Adam, editor) "Sandow on Physical Training: A Study in the Perfect Type of the Human Form". Reprint of the 1894 edition. Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, 2003. ISBN 0766165434
1 Biographical Movie
1 Print Biography
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
At the time of his death in 1925, a story was released that Sandow died prematurely at age 58 of a stroke shortly after pushing his car out of the mud. The actual cause of death was more likely the painful complications from syphilis, according to Sandow's biographer, David L. Chapman in his book, Sandow the Magnificent.
Classic, Greek God-like physique, with musculature like ancient statues and near perfect, gymnast like muscular control, matched by true strength for a light-heavyweight lifter (180 lbs.).