Bill Pearl is a four-time professional Mr. Universe winner (1956, ’61, ’67 and ’71). He retired after that last win and achieved that victory at the age of 41. [Read more…]
Frank Zane, 3-time Mr. Olympia, was never a bigger-is-better bodybuilder. He concentrated on his weak areas to sculpt ripped, aesthetic mass… [Read more…]
Q: I’m using the 3-way split in the basic program listed in the X-traordinary X-Rep Workout e-book. I’ve added about six pounds of muscle in only a month! My arms are larger than they’ve ever been, but I’m not really happy with my legs. I’m working legs only once a week on Tuesdays, with the other two upper-body workouts alternating on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. Should I add some leg work somewhere?
A: That’s one of the best bodypart splits you can use for mass, as there’s very little overlap and optimal muscle recovery AND systemic recuperation. So keep the X-traordinary X-Rep Workout split as you’re doing it—with legs only on Tuesday. The fix is, every other week, when back day lands on a Friday, add in deadlifts for some residual leg work—like this: [Read more…]