The Reeves Deadlift

As the star of Hercules, Goliath, and dozens of other bare-fisted, bare-chested adventure flicks, Steve Reeves helped lay the groundwork for latter-day action icons like Schwarzenegger, Stallone, and Van Damme. He also happened to be an accomplished bodybuilder during his day, winning the 1947 Mr. America and 1950 Mr. Universe titles during a brief but…

Upper body pyramids – long session!

Upper body day – massive session so strict tempo and rest times have to be adhered to! Rest times varied from 30 seconds between sets to 45 seconds when really fatigued. Tempo was kept the same throughout: 2-1-2-1. Chest Incline DB press (up the pyramid) 1. 26 x 12 2. 30 x 8 3. 34…