Category Archives: Schwarzenegger Workout

Arnold’s Classic 4 Exercise Chest Workout

Arnold’s Classic 4 Exercise Chest Workout

  Schwarzenegger’s peak physique holds the status of “the best of all the time”, no one can argue with that. Not only that his overall development set him apart from many bodybuilding legends of his time, but his iconic chest was one of the biggest and fullest in all of bodybuilding history! When it comes to building a massive chest, there’s no better authority than the seven-time Mr. Olympia champion who placed major emphasis on the importance of having an impressively sculpted chest, even though we have witnessed enormous growth in the size of physique competitors over the past three decades.»
Arnold’s 1974 Mr. Olympia Chest & Back Workout

Arnold’s 1974 Mr. Olympia Chest & Back Workout

Arnold Schwarzenegger cut the range of motion on his bench presses one-quarter of the way from lockout in order to keep tension on his pecs. On wide-grip pullups, however, he lowered his body until he felt a deep stretch in his lats, which activates them better. Arnold used this routine on Mondays and Thursdays. Arnold Schwarzenegger used this routine twice a week to build a powerful core. MONDAY AND THURSDAY EXERCISE 1 BENCH PRESS You’ll need: Barbell 5sets 10-12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 2 WIDE-GRIP PULLUP You’ll need: Pullup Bar 5sets 10-12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 3 DUMBBELL FLYE You’ll need: Dumbbells, Bench 5sets 10-12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 4 SEATED CABLE ROW You’ll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, V-Handle Attachment 5sets 10-12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 5 DIP You’ll need: Dip Station 5sets to failurereps as needed rest EXERCISE 6 BENT-OVER BARBELL ROW 5sets 12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 7 CABLE CROSSOVER You’ll need: Adjustable Cable Machine, D-Handle Attachment 3sets 12reps as needed rest EXERCISE 8 DUMBBELL ROW You’ll need: Dumbbells 3sets 12reps as needed rest Source: Arnold’s 1974 Mr.»
Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Best Shoulder-Training Tips

Arnold Schwarzenegger Shares His Best Shoulder-Training Tips

Get creative and up the intensity to build bigger delts. BY ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER ringing out the shape and striations of the shoulder muscles is a big part of upper-body training, but first you need to make sure you have sufficient delt muscle mass. Here are three tips for adding massive size to the shoulders. GO HEAVY Working in the 8-12-rep range is generally the best way to add muscle mass to most bodyparts (the one exception being legs, which respond better to slightly higher reps).»
Arnold’s Training Tips, Plus His Go-to Shoulder Workout

Arnold’s Training Tips, Plus His Go-to Shoulder Workout

Get creative and up the intensity to build bigger delts. By Arnold Schwarzenegger Bringing out the shape and striations of the shoulder muscles is a big part of upper-body training, but first you need to make sure you have sufficient delt muscle mass. Here are three tips for adding massive size to the shoulders. Go Heavy Working in the 8-12-rep range is generally the best way to add muscle mass to most bodyparts (the one exception being legs, which respond better to slightly higher reps).»
Supersets For Super Human Size & Strength
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Supersets For Super Human Size & Strength

Supersetting is one of the most powerful muscle-building techniques you can use—and that’s not conjecture but scientific fact. Just as the name suggests, supersets can produce some spectacular superhuman results—plus, they’ll give you a big psychological kick as well. When you superset, you move from one exercise to another without taking a rest. You can superset opposing, or antagonistic, muscle groups, such as the biceps and triceps, or use two movements for the same muscle group, such as barbell curls and preacher curls.»
An Effective And Progressive Workout Plan

An Effective And Progressive Workout Plan

Many people workout, and go to the gym for a long time and do not see much improvement. Many more people join the gym after making their New Year’s resolutions and try to get quick results but many do not make it. Many people go often to the gym and they feel they are not getting the results equivalent to the amount of work they put in. Most of the time the new year’s resolutions people will drop out of their workout plan and go back to the.»
Should you introduce Dead Lifting to your exercises?

Should you introduce Dead Lifting to your exercises?

Is deadlifting really as effective as they say? Read my blog and understand why it should be included in your workout and why technique is so important. Individuals who want to improve their strength, posture, and overall health usually include dead lift exercises in their fitness program. This exercise is an integral component of a strength development program that virtually works every muscle in the body and emphasizes hips, thighs, buttocks, lower back, the shoulders, and the forearms.»
Arnold Shoulder Press

Arnold Shoulder Press

Arnold Presses work the shoulder muscles which are made up of the anterior (front), middle and posterior (back) deltoids. They also work all 3 heads of the triceps brachii – lateral, long and medial.In addition, when done correctly, will work the top part of the chest muscle, the pectoralis major, clavicular head. Other muscles that play a supporting role are the trapezius (connects your shoulder to your neck) and the serratus anterior (one of your side muscles).»
12 Exercises You Are Not Doing!

12 Exercises You Are Not Doing!

Maybe you used to do these bodybuilding workouts and forgot. Maybe you never heard of them before. Either way, take a look at this list of a dozen little-practiced exercises, and consider freshening up your current routine by throwing in a few of them… One-Arm Cable Serratus Crunches (Serratus, Obliques) Position yourself under a high pulley with a single handle attachment. Hold the handle next to your ear and crunch your body in to one side using only your serratus and intercostals to pull you down.»