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Old School Bodybuilders vs Muscle Pumpers

Bodybuilding just ain’t what it used to be.
 
It seems to have lost a ton of popularity over the past decade and frankly I can see why.  Many strength competitors and athletes in general and even the functional fitness crowd cringe at the word “bodybuilding”.
 
Although it’s not true for all and it’s a big stereotype you’ll see a lot of guys that only train “bodybuilding style” have big puffy muscles that look great, but they can’t do anything.
 
Hypertrophy and bodybuilding training has it’s place, but if that’s all you do there can be some pitfalls.
 
When it’s time to perform, the muscles lack any real world strength. They look strong but they’re not.  They can’t move much weight in the gym and if they are asked to do anything athletic they’ll probably get hurt or have no coordination.
 
This comes from isolating muscle groups in a limited range of motion.  

Once a typical bodybuilder is asked to use his body as a unit and step out of the limited range of motion they’ve been working with for so long it’s not a pretty site.
 
Heck ya they look good.  But if you go back a few decades to the 50s, 60s, 70s and some of the 80s these “old school bodybuilders” were a different breed.
 
This is why I love old school bodybuilding.  The used more of a powerbuilding approach.  They would lift heavy with full body compound movements and supplement their training with isolation and muscle pumping exercises.  It gave them the best of both worlds.  
  
These guys were Power-Builders.  They were strong and they looked good.


 
Guys like Frank Zane, Charles Glass, Don Howorth, Chuck Sipes, Grionda, Larry Scott and even Arnold.
 
They could step on stage in a pair of posing trunks and still look manly because when they went back to the gym they were benching over 500 lbs while squatting and deadlifting in the 600s.
 
Many of these pros of the Golden Era or prime time of bodybuilding had their own go to secret exercises and techniques.  You just don’t see people of today using these exercises anymore.  But if you look at the pics above, you have to wonder why not?
 
You have to admit the physiques above look a lot better than some of the pros of today.  Plus as we discussed these dudes were Actually Strong too!
 
This week I’ve been emailing you sample exercises from our new book, 101 Pro Bodybuilding Tips.  One of the first people I ever met online was a bodybuilding historian by the name of Dennis Weis who is the author of this new release.  He lives in a remote area of Alaska and has been interviewing bodybuilding legends, buying every book in existence and writing for the muscle mags almost his
entire life.
 
We are offering a sweet deal on the new book to the first 1000 customers. So far 758 copies have been sold.  If you’ve one of the first 1K to grab a copy you can have it for less than $10.  
  
Here’s a small sample of what’s revealed:
 
-The #1 squatting problem 99.9% of bodybuilders make and how if executed properly, can INSTANTLY double your lower body gains.

-Why adding this “so-called” sissy exercise to your workout routine can FORCE your body into an anabolic, muscle building FRENZY…page 22.

-The Inner-Outer Method to developing a rock hard body that demands respect on page 28.

-The Gironda Style Cable Cross Over that gives you those peaking biceps that make your peers think you had surgery to place baseballs in your arms.

-Get “Larry Scott’s 2 Little Known Tricks for Better Calves” and get 9 different calf exercise variations that will make you look like an absolute FREAK…page 55.

-Why The “Calf Symmetry 8-Point Plan is the key ingredient to well defined calves.

-7 “Out of The Box” Trap exercises that will have all of your friends wondering where your neck went…pages 57-60.

-The #1 Back Exercise needed to build wide lats to give you the hour glass shape.

-How to get the “Christmas Tree” lower back for a more defined and ripped body…pages 74-76.

-Have you ever tried a “superman dumbbell partial front raise” to bring out the striations in your chest?  Now you can!

-14 “weird and explosive” Chest exercises that can add inches to your chest in just a few months.

-4 “strange” shoulder exercises that are GUARANTEED to help you build CANNON BALL DELTS…pages 105-114.

-The Charles Glass shoulder exercise that packs on slabs on rock solid muscle to your shoulders in no time.

-Develop “HORSE SHOE” triceps with the 3-Way Atomic E-Z Bar Lying French Press…page 138.

-Learn the 5 “odd” Triceps movements that will give you SLEEVE RIPPING ARMS in under 8 weeks.

-Why This “ONE” old school muscle building biceps exercise will give you the peak every time you flex.

-The Frank Menser recommended exercise for BULGING biceps…page 171.

-How to do 3 “crazy” forearm exercises for a more complete physique and stronger grip strength.

-The rectangle fix for stronger forearms and biceps…page 182.

-The Joe Meeko abs exercise for a ripped mid section…194.

-How to do the “ab assault workout” to develop a stronger core almost instantly.

-One INSANE” abs exercise to perform with a BROOM that will get YOU 6 Pack Abs in no time…page 195.

-The “EXACT” bodybuilding meal plan needed to get ripped and shredded in literally just 8 weeks whether you weight over or under 200 lbs.
 
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101 Pro Bodybuilding Tips consists of an almost endless quick-check-list collection of the shortest, Most Explosively Powerful Exercise Tips & commentary Ever Published. We like to call them CHERRY BOMBS because of their EXPLOSIVE impact on muscle gains.
 
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Grab Your Copy Right Now & You Can Probably Still Snag It for Less Than $10

All of the following “how-to” Pro Bodybuilding exercise tips can be read and understood in 3-5 minutes or less, many in 60 seconds.
 
Thanks for listening to my rant today.  Enjoy the new release. We’ve beenworking hard on this for months and we’re proud to be able to offer it at sucha discounted initial release price.
 
Keep training hard,
 
Mike Westerdal
CriticalBench.com
  
P.S.  We spent thousands to get this book ready because it has a place in bodybuilding history.  Somebody had to record and document these secrets before they are lost for good.  It will make a great item to add to your collection and I’m confident you’ll find dozens of exercises you’ll want to try right away.
 
 Grab Your Copy Right Now & You Can Probably Still Snag It for Less Than $10

 
 

Keep training hard,

Mike Westerdal
CriticalBench.com

PO BOX 17959, clearwater, FL 33762, USA

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