Arnold Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, politician, author, businessman and former professional bodybuilder born on 30th July 1947. He also served as the 38th Governor of California. He won Mr Olympia title seven times. He is recognised as the most prominent bodybuilder of all time. Hence an important professional bodybuilding event is named after him as ‘Arnold sports festival’.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

He also became a very popular Hollywood action film icon. He is a great source of inspiration and a guide for young bodybuilders. Study of Arnold’s diet plan and workout routine can be an amazing guideline to peruse bodybuilding as a profession.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Bodybuilding, Workout Routine and Diet Plan

Arnold Schwarzenegger has written many books about bodybuilding like ‘ Encyclopaedia of modern bodybuilding’. And his autobiography is named as ‘ Total recall’. In his books, he has mentioned his workout and diet routines.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Workout Routine

Arnold has followed regular workout routines to achieve greatness in the bodybuilding field. His daily workout routine is very interesting! He has mentioned his workout routine in his book ‘‘ The new Encyclopaedia of Modern Bodybuilding” as follows. He used to follow two workout schedules. The first schedule is training each major body part two times per week. Second is the higher frequency workout by training each major body parts three times per week. In a week he used to work-out for six days and no work out on Sunday!!

 Workout schedule 1

Chest exercise

Back exercise

Legs exercise                      

Calves exercise

Arms exercise

Forearms exercise

Shoulders exercise

Lower back exercise

Abs exercise

Workout schedule 2

Chest exercise

Back exercise

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Legs exercise                     

Calves exercise

Forearms exercise

Biceps exercise

Triceps exercise

Shoulders  exercise

Abs exercise

Nonstop instinct Abs  training for 30 minutes

Arnold Schwarzenegger Workout

Arnold Schwarzenegger Diet Plan

Arnold followed strict diet plan. His daily diet was based on the following principles.

Hid diet plan  for a single day was as follows :

Arnold advises that you should know how much you are eating every time when you are having food; because consistency is an important factor in the world of bodybuilding. And he also suggests to take care of quality of food you are eating. Young body builders can go through his diet chart to schedule their diet plan perfectly!

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