Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder - Part Two, Chapter Three: Progressive Resistance Weight Training Summary & Analysis

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Douglas Kent Hall
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Part Two, Chapter Three: Progressive Resistance Weight Training Summary and Analysis

Factors to be considered in choosing a gym are the presence of other bodybuilders, the availability of heavy-duty equipment and proper ventilation, and a place that gives incentives for a serious workout. An individual's mental attitude is critical. Day-to-day goals are helpful, especially measurement and repetition or weight increases. Prior to a work out, should be a warm-up using lightweights and fewer repetitions. Arnold places great emphasis on having an enthusiastic training partner.

There are ten basic exercises geared for each major muscle groups, which provide the foundation and mass for a physique. There are no alternatives to these basic exercises. It is important to have a rest day between each workout because it takes forty-eight hours for the muscles and joints to recuperate. It is important...

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