I trained at Vince’s Gym and never got booted out, but Ron Kosloff told me he personally saw a guy get booted out, and earlier this year I met a guy who claimed that he trained there in the early ’80s and Vince booted him out.
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Ultimate Bodybuilding For Men and Women With Vince Gironda
The 8×8 method of training was one of Vince Gironda’s favorites – something he called an “honest workout.”
Vince Gironda advocated resting as little as 10-15 seconds between sets, and even recommended working to such short rest periods that the hands never leave the weight.
The most confusing thing to many people who don’t yet understand Vince Gironda’s principles is understanding why Vince advocated training so fast.
That’s right. Exercise itself releases Growth Hormone. But I found, not all exercise is equal. If exercise is done in a certain manner it’s far more effective.
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.
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.
Vince Gironda called it “creative cheating” while Dave Draper called it training with “rhythm”.
Don’t Just Pump Iron … Work On Your Masterpiece. Generally I talk about how to get huge but this time we’re going to focus on beauty.
I’ve spoken to a couple of the current Olympia competitors about the very things I’m about to share with you. I’m not going to mention any names but … I am going to talk about a weak point on both of them and … that body part is their neck.