A legendary Olympia assembly of the minds.
When all is claimed and accomplished, eight-time Mr. Olympia (1998-2005) Ronnie Coleman and seven-time champion (1970-1975, 1980) Arnold Schwarzenegger shall be remembered as one of many two biggest bodybuilders in historical past. To at the present time, Coleman and Schwarzenegger stay iconic influences within the sport, keeping close tabs on the modern pantheon of fitness superstars whenever possible. One can solely think about what occurs when these two legends get collectively as of late.
On August 8, 2023, Schwarzenegger posted a video to his YouTube channel the place he skilled with Coleman on the hallowed Gold’s Gymnasium in Venice, CA. The title of “2 Goats Stroll Right into a Gymnasium” is greater than becoming.
Schwarzenegger and Coleman’s training session wasn’t very lengthy total, however it nonetheless appeared efficient and intense for his or her targets.
The pair started by working in some seated lateral machine raises, buying and selling units intermittently. Coleman would recurrently push for a minimum of one other rep with every of his units after being urged by Schwarzenegger. With every successive set, Schwarzenegger would match Coleman, praising his measurement and strength within the course of.
The second train was a seated shoulder press to work the entrance deltoid muscle tissues. Each Coleman and Schwarzenegger accomplished three profitable units every earlier than shifting on to requisite triceps training utilizing a dips machine. It was right here that Coleman remarked on the rarity of the second that includes two Mr. Olympia greats teaming up.
“Fifteen [Mr.] Olympias [titles] in the home,” Coleman stated. “This don’t ever occur.”
Coleman and Schwarzenegger closed their exercise by doing machine preacher curls for his or her biceps muscle tissues. Every man completed 4 units every. Here’s a full overview of their exercise:
Schwarzenegger and Coleman’s Gold’s Gymnasium Exercise
- Lateral Increase Machine — Three units of 15-20 reps
- Seated Overhead Press Machine — Three units of 15-20 reps
- Triceps Dip Machine — Three units of 15-20 reps
- Machine Preacher Curl — Three units of 15-20 reps
Schwarzenegger and Coleman concluded the exercise by doing a signature “hand clasp” seen in some Schwarzenegger movies, reminiscent of Predator.
Following the conclusion of their careers, Coleman and Schwarzenegger have adopted very totally different paths as former legendary bodybuilders. But, they nonetheless discovered a technique to intersect right here. In Coleman’s personal apt phrases: This don’t ever occur.
Featured picture: Arnold Schwarzenegger on YouTube