Discussion in 'Fitness & Nutrition' started by ZeroSkillet, Sep 26, 2006.
By Arnold and friends....
do you guys suggest me buying it? OR is there possibly a .pdf somewhere?
it was a good read
I like it. Still browse it occasionally.
Buy it. Or get someone to get it for you as a gift.
I would say no, try to find an E-book
On top of that, most the stuff in there wont apply to you. You have to remember that normal people have to work and or go to school, and dont train for a living. He has 2 a day workouts and other rediculously intence workouts that arent really practical unless you're all juiced up.
I got it new for $13 on amazon... it's very interesting as a read, if not necessarily a training manual.
get it off amazon/half.com...worth having in front of you
I basically took one of his routines and altered the rep/set scheme to suit my needs, do it
In for link.
It's good to read about the golden age of bodybuilding, I just ignored most of the workout/routine stuff.
i enjoyed the book
get the hardcover
he lays out the fundamentals nicely.
It's good for:
Inspirational pics (there are TONS of pics)
Exercise descriptions with accompanying pics
Getting lots of info about BBing
It's bad for:
Workout routines (seriously, some crazy stuff in there that would kill natural trainees)
Anatomy (it makes reference to things like "do this exercise to add a peak to your biceps, do this exercise to add mass to your biceps," which is how people used to think, but it doesn't really work that way. He also talks about "upper" and "lower" abs and other stuff)
But it's a good book. I bought the softcover version for $25 in the store years ago. If you can find a better deal then that's even better.
steriods + godlike genetics = arnold at his prime physique.
I'm doing his Level I routine which is 3 workouts, 2x a week. I'm taking 21 units at school and working a lot and I have plenty of time for the workouts and recovery.
I think it's a good read. It's like 800 pages and only cost ~$25.