Pat Casey: King of Powerlifters

muscle building, powerliftersIf you looked at a young Patrick John Casey, you would be forgiven for not thinking of him as a future “King of Powerlifters”.

Born to a relatively poor family in Los Angeles, 1939, Pat was a relatively undersized kid who was often the subject of incessant bullying from other neighborhood kids.  He lived in a rough suburb and toughness and fortitude was a necessary requirement for physical survival.

Enter a 110lb Paramount barbell set and a gradual but steady increase in muscle mass and overall strength ensued.