Arnold encylclopedia a lie?
- 07-26-2012, 12:35 PM
- 07-26-2012, 03:36 PM
07-26-2012, 05:53 PM
Don't know read it. People talk a lot of **** about Arnold. I read in a forum how they discuss about Arnold got a pig heart implanted. No joke.
07-26-2012, 07:14 PM
07-26-2012, 07:18 PM
I thought it was a good read.
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LORD'S GYM - THE SIN OF THE WORLD - BENCH PRESS THIS! Rom 5:8
07-26-2012, 07:41 PM
07-26-2012, 08:53 PM
07-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Havent read it, but just remember that the science in the book is largely outdated and new, far more effecient (and safe) exercises have been developed since then.
07-27-2012, 06:59 AM
But how did he "lie" to his fans? Was it because he said to start out with 8-12 reps when he was originally doing power training as his foundation?
07-27-2012, 10:48 AM
He did not lie. It's a great book for beginners to read when starting to lift weights or gwt into bodybuilding. The only problem is that the book is outdated and we now know new stuff when it comes to training and nutrition that they didnt know back than. I think we can all agree the sport I bodybuilding has evolved; whether you like the new mass monsters of today or not.
07-27-2012, 10:51 AM
I thought most of his workouts in there were based around 2 a days
07-27-2012, 06:09 PM
I think it's good to form a base of knowledge in old school techniques. It gives a lot of insight into how the new techniques came to be, and may help people recognize what are fads and what aren't. I haven't read the book yet but am planning on it.
07-27-2012, 06:43 PM
It's a good book. I picked it up on Amazon. Got a good deal for that book and also his Biography book. The encyclopedia is about 700 pages and I read it in 3 days on my winter break from school when I was in High School lmao. It didn't hurt that there was a blizzard outside too lolOriginally Posted by bomcgraw
07-27-2012, 06:45 PM
07-29-2012, 04:34 PM
He has a two day, three day and five day split I think. I used his technique of high reps to low reps 20,10,5,5,3,max and gained a lot of size and strength actually...Originally Posted by howwedo107
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07-29-2012, 04:37 PM
That's the only thing I don't agree with...if he is going to suggest such crazy ass workouts with going to the gym 3-4 hours a day then he needs to put a disclaimer....*only effect while on AAS so you don't over train...lol only makes sense to meOriginally Posted by Drizzie88
07-29-2012, 04:39 PM
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07-29-2012, 08:33 PM
07-29-2012, 10:15 PM
Agree today's bbs just look almost disgusting. They lack human look and appear to be human hulks created by scientistsOriginally Posted by Johnnyboy004
07-29-2012, 10:25 PM
07-29-2012, 10:27 PM
07-29-2012, 11:07 PM
Lee Haney started the transition IMO but he had size while maintaining aesthetic. Dorian Yates ushered in the time of the mass monsters. We'll see where bodybuilding starts to go now though because there has been hints IMO of leaning back more toward aesthetic physique over pure freaky size. This came up when Dexter Jackson took the Olympia and now Phil Heath the current Mr. O. He has a more aesthetic physique, still huge but different from Jay, Branch, Dorian, etc. Time will tell especially now with the NPC promoting "natural" contests. But what it comes down to IMO is that freaky ripped size is what puts people in the seats and what sells the supps, its all about that almighty dollar.Originally Posted by Johnnyboy004
07-30-2012, 12:34 AM
I would say by 1994 the mass monsters really came out to play. Old school body builders only used anabolics and not at the dosages these guys are taking today. I wiuld also have to aay that the 90s was the rise of HGH and Yates was the king of it lol
07-30-2012, 02:06 AM
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