Here’s a quote from former pro bodybuilder Lee Labrada on the training growth threshold: [Read more…]
My go-to ab-etching ideal move is the crunch—but on an incline. No, not with my head at the lower end, but at the top—like this… [Read more…]
So I see a post on Instagram that made me laugh out loud—yes, I waste time scrolling when I’m not posing in my front yard to entertain the neighbors… [Read more…]
In a previous newsletter I mentioned the importance of focusing on one thing in your workouts.
That’s called specificity of training. [Read more…]
Here’s a great shot of Lee Labrada at age 61, massive arms busting out of a T-shirt, smiling at the camera as he walks into a wall… [Read more…]
Lee Labrada never won the Mr. Olympia, but he got close due to his incredible symmetry, proportions, and muscle size. An Iron Man editor (Steve) gave him the monicker “Mass With Class” back in the ‘80s for good reason—his physique was a work of art (photo by Per Bernal)… [Read more…]
Here’s a great shot of Lee Labrada back to back with his son Hunter, age 28 and a current IFBB pro. Notice the similar genetics, a big player in bodybuilding success… [Read more…]
This is one of the best upper-body shots of Lee Labrada we’ve seen (it may be a Michael Neveux shot, but we’re not sure). Lee never won the Mr. Olympia, but he got close due to his incredible “Mass With Class” physique… [Read more…]
Lee Labrada never won the Mr. Olympia, but he got close due to his incredible symmetry, proportions, and muscle size and density—“Mass With Class.” His physique was a work of art…
You can see that from this out-and-about photo by Michael Neveux of Lee in archer mode… [Read more…]
Q: I get really winded on some exercises, like squats and rows, with only 35 seconds between 4X sets. I’m still sucking air when it’s time to start my next set. Is it okay to take more time?
A: Yes, but we believe that to get the DENSITY size effect you’re after with the 4X mass method, you should have a countdown so you don’t rest more than one minute between sets. Former pro bodybuilder Lee Labrada said… [Read more…]