Steve Adell

I have some sad news to report about one of our Better Bodies family.  Steve Adell has passed away, Steve trained at a few gyms back in the day, but he always stopped by Better Bodies for a work out, i remember he was the first guy I had ever seen bench 405 lbs [thats for 45lb plates on each side], he was also an important model for the nascent “ Better Bodies Model Management” . feel free to share any memories. RIP Steve……..

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Pam McHenry

In preparation for a 1986 local contest in NYC

Danceteria, 30 West 21 Street

Charlie Thomas [far left] Johnny Dynell [second from left] both Better Bodies members

Pumpin’ Iron at the Tender Age of 86

In the summer of 1984 or 1985 my eldest son took me to a Gym he had found in Chelsea. It was Better Bodies, on 21st Street. One flight up. Read more…