Building A Classic Physique!
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What defines a classic physique? Well, Steve Reeves, one of the legends of physique world developed his template for all to adhere to. He based this template on bone structures as the are mostly relatable to our height. Check it out!
In this modern age of anabolic steroids, prohormones, and other 'questionable' substances, including to a lesser extent (usage-wise) synthol, the idea of a classic physique has appeared to go right out the window.Size has been the number-one objective: get as big as humanly possible and then bigger again. Withpros nudging 300 lbs, a quote from Iron Man magazine said it best. "Goodbye sharks, hello whales."
But not everyone wants to weigh 250 lbs incontestshape - and in most cases they cannot, even with the use of the previously mentioned substances. So, what defines a classic physique?
Well, Steve Reeves, one of the legends of the physique world, developed his template for all to adhere to. He based this template on bone structures, as they are mostly relative to our height.
Here is the height-to-weight chart for building a classic physique:
- 5'5" - 160 lbs.
- 5'6" - 165 lbs.
- 5'7" - 170 lbs.
- 5'8" - 175 lbs.
- 5'9" - 180 lbs.
- 5'10" - 185 lbs.
- 5'11" - 190 lbs.
- 6'0" - 200 lbs.
- 6'1" - 210 lbs.
- 6'2" - 220 lbs.
- 6'3" - 230 lbs.
- 6'4" - 240 lbs.
- 6'5" - 250 lbs.
And here are the corresponding muscle-to-bone ratios:
- Arm Size = 252% Of Wrist Size
- Calf Size = 192% Of Ankle Size
- Neck Size = 79% Of Head Size
- Chest Size = 148% Of Pelvis Size
- Waist Size = 86% Of Pelvis Size
- Thigh Size = 175% Of Knee Size
For those of you who failed junior math, it is easy to figure out. For example, to work out your arm size, measure your wrist. Then multiply that amount by 2.52 to get your proposed arm size.
So, there you have it - a simple template to build a classic physique, according to one of the best, Steve Reeves. The information in this article is taken from Steve's book "Building the Classic Physique the Natural Way."
Last edited by jimbosmith316; 07-09-2016 at 10:02 PM.
Good post but get your links big guy.
Originally Posted by Iron-game
Done thanks! Damn sneaky links
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