Vince Gironda liked me, and, you know, that can’t be said about everyone as far as Vince was concerned.
A mock-up of Vince Gironda’s Gym on ABC’s Take Two TV Series.
I moved to California and trained my first year at Vince Gironda’s gym. I learned a lot from him, as irascible as he was!
I’ve already mentioned this but I need to finish up with this last thought. It’s this idea that has made all the difference in my training this last 2 years. You’ve got to learn how to send signals to the very muscles you want to grow.
We’ll be talking about Lower Biceps, Long head of Tricep, Forearms, Vastus Internus, Thigh Biceps and Calves. By the way … we’re not just talking about making these muscles larger but unique ways to make them more beautiful.
There is a famous photo of Vince Gironda supposedly doing a single arm chin with an added dumbell, but the truth is the photo was taken as he released his second arm and just dropped down with one arm.
Mitch David Carter was a trainer at Vince’s and actually I trained Joseph Campanella. I’d see Robert Blake and Brian Keith every morning; funny as hell, griping like two old women.
For health enthusiasts, weight training athletes, and bodybuilders, before the arrival and advent of synthetic and chemical supplements, testosterone boosters, steroids, and growth hormones, fertile eggs were consumed raw to boost testosterone levels, muscularity, strength, and power.
For decades they called him “The Iron Guru.” For a few cherished years in the 1980s, I simply called him “Vince.”
Lean closer and you’ll learn how to build triceps that will turn your buddies green with envy.