Amateur Bodybuilder of the Week: Rich Gagliano

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  • Name: Rich Gagliano
  • E-mail: RichG44@yahoo.com
  • Age: 57
  • Where: Bloomingdale, IL
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 150 Lbs.
  • Years Bodybuilding :15
  • Favorite Bodypart: Triceps, Lats
  • Favorite Exercise: Triceps Pushdowns, Extensions and Reverse Pulldowns
  • Favorite Supplements: Multi-Vitamin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E.

How Did You Get Started?

I've always been very active in sports. A life-threatening injury at age 17 has prioritized staying in good health and keeping in good shape.

What Workout Plan Worked Best For You?

Sets and Reps on all exercises: 3 x 10-12

(Mon., Wed. and Fri.)
Chest
Flat Bench
Incline Bench
Fly Machine

Shoulders
Shoulder Press
Lateral Raises
Reverse Lat "Rear Deltoids"

Triceps
Pushdowns
Extensions
Reverse Grip Pulldowns
(Tues., Thurs. and Sat.)
Back
Pulldowns Behind the Neck
Pulldowns in Front of Neck
Rows

Biceps
Standing Curl
Preacher Curl
Seated Incline Dumbbell Curl

Legs
Leg Press
Leg Curl
Leg Extension
Calf Raises

Also 25 minutes cardiovascular every morning on stationary bike and I do abs every day.

What Nutrition Plan Has Worked Best For You?

What Supplements Have Given You The Greatest Gains?

Sets and Reps on all exercises: 3 x 10-12

(Mon., Wed. and Fri.)
Chest
Flat Bench
Incline Bench
Fly Machine

Shoulders
Shoulder Press
Lateral Raises
Reverse Lat "Rear Deltoids"

Triceps
Pushdowns
Extensions
Reverse Grip Pulldowns
(Tues., Thurs. and Sat.)
Back
Pulldowns Behind the Neck
Pulldowns in Front of Neck
Rows

Biceps
Standing Curl
Preacher Curl
Seated Incline Dumbbell Curl

Legs
Leg Press
Leg Curl
Leg Extension
Calf Raises

Also 25 minutes cardiovascular every morning on stationary bike and I do abs every day.

Why do you love Bodybuilding?

It reinforces my self-confidence and my self-esteem. The continuing release of endorphins has a healing effect and helps maintain the level of development that I've reached.

What Are Your Future Bodybuilding Plans?

To keep on with keeping on. If I can maintain the schedule of workout that I've kept for the past several years, it can only enhance longevity and quality of life.

What One Tip Would You Give Other Bodybuilders?

Believe in yourself and in what you're doing. Set high standards for yourself and work diligently to reach them. Discipline reinforces self-worth.

Who Are Your Favorite Bodybuilders?

Arnold and Lou Ferrigno.