Thursday, February 25, 2016

Arnold - How to get big

(this article is taken from Muscle & Fitness magazine, December 1995)






Bench press at home - safely

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Bench presses is an exercise that you can't avoid if you want to develop your chest. However, it is also non practical, as you need a spotter to hand you and receive the barbell. This problem is magnified if you work out at home.

So we will examine a way to deal with that problem - safe and cheap. The only apparatus you will need is the following:


This is a simple piano stool! Watch the video below to see how you should use it:


I have tested this with up to 225 pounds and it was fine. Have a great workout!

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Frank Zane's workout

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1 = back, biceps, forearms
2 = legs
3 = chest, shoulders, triceps
R = rest day


CYCLE ONE - Train 3 days out of 5
Mon - 1
Tues - R
Wed - 2
Thurs - 3
Fri - R
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CYCLE TWO - Train 3 days out of 5
Sat - 1
Sun - R
Mon - 2
Tues - 3
Wed - R
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CYCLE THREE - Train 3 days out of 5
Thurs - 1
Fri - R
Sat  - 2
Sun - 3
Mon - R
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CYCLE FOUR - Train 3 days out of 6
Tues - 1
Wed - R
Thurs - 2
Fri - R
Sat - 3
Sun - R

So we complete 4 cycles in 3 weeks, which means that every bodypart is trained 1.3 (4/3) times every week.