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What Weight Lifting Routine did Arnold Schwarzenegger Use?

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What Weight Lifting Routine did Arnold Schwarzenegger Use?

Arnold’s Routine…

Mon, Wed, Fri

Chest:
Bench press 5 x 6-10
Flat bench flyes 5 x 6-10
Incline bench press 6 x 6-10
Cable crossovers 6 x 10-12
Dips (body weight) 5 x failure
Dumbbell pullovers 5 x 10-12.

Back:
Wide-grip chins (to front) 6 x failure
T-bar rows 5 x 6-10
Seated pulley rows 6 x 6-10
One-arm dumbbell rows 5 x 6-10
Straight-leg deadlifts 6 x 15

Legs:
Squats 6 x 8-12
Leg press 6 x 8-12
Leg extensions 6 x 12-15
Leg curls 6 x 10-12
Barbell lunges 5 x 15

Calves:
Standing calf raises 10 x 10
Seated calf raises 8 x 15
One legged calf raises (holding dumbbells) 6×12

Forearms:
Wrist curls (forearms on knees) – 4 sets, 10 reps
Reverse barbell curls – 4 sets, 8 reps
Wright roller machine – to failure

Abs:
30 minutes of abdominal exercises

Tues, Thurs, Sat

Biceps:
Barbell curls 6 x 6-10
Seated dumbbell curls 6 x 6-10
Dumbbell concentration curls 6 x 6-10

Triceps:
Close-grip bench presses 6 x 6-10
Pushdowns 6 x 6-10
French press (barbell) 6 x 6-10
One-arm triceps extensions (dumbbell) 6 x 6-10

Shoulders:
Seated barbell presses 6 x 6-10
Lateral raises (standing) 6 x 6-10
Rear delt lateral raises 5 x 6-10
Cable lateral raises 5 x 10-12

Calves, Forearms & Abs:
Same as Monday, Wednesday, Friday workout

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