Holocaust survivor’s fitness invention uses resistance training

Keri Guten Cohen
Detroit Jewish News

A “silent voiceâ€? guided David Bergman through the horrors of five Nazi Germany extermination camps during World War II and kept him alive while the rest of his family perished.

That same silent voice gave him the strength to survive when he was a “90-pound skeletonâ€? liberated by the Allies. It gave him the wisdom to know he should put only fruits and vegetables into his emaciated body rather than the rich C rations other survivors gulped down that later made them sick.

“There is within us a silent voice that guides us,â€? Bergman says. “It’s a matter of having the will to listen to it.