What is German Body Composition Training? And Who Invented It?

Massive muscle growth...a Cold War defection and a Romanian┬áscientist with a cool sounding name. What could be more impressive and appealing that German Body Composition Training? Popularised in the US at the turn of the twenty first century GBC training has floated around the fitness industry between those who praise it as revolutionary and those... Continue Reading →

Frank Zane’s Ab routine

Few bodybuilders are remembered solely for their individual body parts. The collective entity? Certainly. But the individual sections of the body? This is a far rarer phenomenon. While Dorian Yates may be remembered for his towering Lat spread and Tom Platz for his Quad sweep, Frank Zane holds the distinction of being remembered for his... Continue Reading →

Bradley J. Steiner’s 1988 Hardgainer Program

Interesting the term 'hard gainer' appears less and less in everyday gym use these days. Whereas previously whole bodybuilding industries were built on the term, the modern gym goer sees it as just one more phrase amongst several. Nonetheless, the fascination that previous physical culturists had with 'hard gainers' provides us with a wealth of... Continue Reading →

German Body Composition Training

Massive muscle growth...a Cold War defection and a Romanian┬áscientist with a cool sounding name. What could be more impressive and appealing that German Body Composition Training? Popularised in the US at the turn of the twenty first century GBC training has floated around the fitness industry between those who praise it as revolutionary and those... Continue Reading →

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