Here’s a unique shot of Arnold wowing a female reporter. This exemplifies one reason so many of us lift—to roll back our sleeve and flex a massively peaked biceps… [Read more…]
When best arms and Golden Age are mentioned together, the first bodybuilder that comes to mind is Larry Scott.
He was the very first Mr. Olympia, and while his entire physique was excellent, it was his Larry Scott’s bowling ball biceps that had people shaking their heads in disbelief… [Read more…]
Here’s Danny Padilla once again featured in our Zen weekly. Thickness, aesthetics, and mass in the studio in the ’70s. [Read more…]
Here’s a unique shot of Arnold backstage during his last competition, his comeback win at the 1980 Mr. Olympia. He’s got that Oak thickness that’s impressive even by today’s freak standards… [Read more…]
Frank Zane’s chiseled physique is still considered near perfection today, etched muscle that seemed attainable.
He wasn’t from the gargoyle school of bodybuilding, so you rarely saw him hit a “crab” most muscular pose. This photo is about as close as he came to that. [Read more…]
Here’s a shot of a shirtless Bruce Lee on an Asian talk show back in the ‘70s. Obviously, Lee wasn’t a competitive bodybuilder, but his acid-etched physique stunned those who witnessed it in peak condition. [Read more…]
This is a great photo of Lee Haney backstage revealing his crazy abs and thick, striated pecs.… [Read more…]
Here’s a great shot of a bulked up Arnold. Yes, he’s a bit smooth here, but look at the mass—and his quads had some separation. That may have been triggered by his stylish shoes. LOL… [Read more…]
Mike Mentzer’s physique was thick. Even relaxed he looked Herculean, as in this gym shot from the ’70s. [Read more…]
Frank Zane’s physique is still considered near perfection today, sculpted mass that seemed attainable.
Zane won the Mr. Olympia in 1977, ’78, and ’79 weighing around 190 at 5’9”. Ectomorphic small-boned men looked at him and said, “I might be able to do that.” [Read more…]