I got Arnold’s Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding when I was 13 years old.
I followed his training plans to the letter.
I ate the exact foods he recommended in the exact amounts he recommended. I was a zealot.
Because I honestly believed if I worked hard enough, I could one day be as big as Arnold.
These days I know better. No matter how hard I train, no matter how perfect my diet… I’ll never be as big as Arnold at his peak.
While that might sound disappointing, it’s not. Because knowing the truth about what you can expect from your workout plan is far more valuable than falling short of an unrealistic expectation. So in this article, I’ll share a simple formula you can use to accurately predict your maximum muscular size and body weight. [Read more…]