photo courtesy of

Alfred Danks

31st March 1881 -
28th November 1959

Little is known about Danks at present.
The Danks sysem relied on the used of expanders (strands).

This full page advertisement appeared in The Superman Magazine in 1931.

The Danks System of Physical Culture

The full course circa 1900

Contributed by Ron Tyrrell

The Chest Expander
for Abounding Heath & Building Better Bodies

Published in the early 30s

Contributed by Raymond Brennan

The Danks 'Rapid'
Forearm Developer & Wrist Strengthener

Contributed by Jane Phillp


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