Muscle Beach Venice

Mr. Muscle Beach: July 4th, 2007 – Venice Beach, CA

1st place Super heavyweight

Yes, that’s right! Mr. America wins Mr. Muscle Beach on July 4th!
After, I had a hot dog, pizza and apple pie.
Bodyfat 4.5%

Weight 227

Back to the gym the next day!

My Bodybuilding Chest Workout on Tuesday

All straight sets.  These are not my best weights by stretch.  This is dieted-down strength.

1. Rotator cuff with shoulder horn: 20 lbs 4 x 15-20 reps

2. Incline dumbbell press

80 lbs x 15 reps
100 lbs x 10 reps
120 lbs x 8 reps
130 lbs x 8 reps

Lifetime best weight: 160 lbs x 5 reps.

I decided that I wasn’t going to go for more.  Mike O’Hearn and Chris Cormier were doing 170s.  That day.

3. Flat dumbbell press

80 lbs x 10 reps
100 lbs x 10 reps
115 lbs x 7 reps
115 lbs x 9 reps

Lifetime best weight: 140 lbs x 5 reps.  We didn’t do these a lot.

4. Decline hammer press

230 lbs x 15 reps
270 lbs x 10 reps
360 lbs x 8 reps
360 lbs x 9 reps

Lifetime best weight: 540 lbs x 12 reps – I can still d this on a good day!

5. Incline flyes on arched incline bench

45 lbs x 10 reps
55 lbs x 10 reps
65 lbs x 10 reps
70 lbs x 10 reps

Lifetime best weight: 100 lbs x 12 reps – I stopped there to make sure I didn’t compromise form and turn it into a press.

6. Dumbbell triceps kickbacks

45 lbs x 10 reps
65 lbs x 10 reps
75 lbs x 10 reps
75 lbs x 10 reps

Lifetime best weight: 100 lbs x 12 reps – a little body english but not a s much as you’d expect.

12 sets abs, straight sets.

Memorial Day Muscle Beach International

Muscle Beach Venice bodybuildingThis photo is from me at the 2007 Memorial Day Muscle Beach International contest: I got 2nd place in the Heavyweights.

I weighed in at 215 for this one.  In the gym around 243 a couple weeks before.  Measured bodyfat at 4.5%.

I came back at July 4th to win the Superheavies, those are the photos above.

I still did indulge in burgers and dogs after this show. Back on the diet the next day though!

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