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Dexter Jackson's Shredded Training Program: High-Voltage Intensity To Win!

At the pro level, it takes more than just genetics to be competitive at the Olympia, let alone win. Below is the pre-contest training program Dexter Jackson used to do what few bodybuilders have done - defeat the reigning Olympia Champion.

By: MuscleTech

Article Summary:
  • When it comes to training, Dexter Jackson keeps it simple.
  • Below is the training program Dexter used to win the 2008 Olympia.
  • Dexter knows his body and is not afraid to mix things up.
  • When it comes to winning pro shows, Dexter Jackson is no stranger to getting his name called out as the champion. With 10 pro victories already under his belt, "The Blade" was destined to capture the Sandow - the only trophy that had eluded him all these years.

    A victory at the 2008 Olympia would not only mean that Dexter would bank his 11th pro victory, it would forever immortalize him as one of the greatest bodybuilders to walk the face of the earth. Everybody that packed into the Orleans Arena - including the athletes - on Saturday, September 27, 2008, for the Olympia finals knew that it was Dexter's night.

    The Blade Was Destined To Capture The Sandow - The Only Trophy That Had Eluded Him All These Years.
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    "The Blade" Was Destined To Capture The Sandow,
    The Only Trophy That Had Eluded Him All These Years.

    Destroying the stacked Olympia line-up the day before during pre-judging, Saturday's night show proved to be just for Dexter's fans and for the judges to confirm what they already knew - a new champion was going to be crowned that night.

    At the pro level, it takes more than just genetics to be competitive at the Olympia, let alone win. Below is the pre-contest training program Dexter Jackson used to do what few bodybuilders have done - defeat the reigning Olympia Champion.

    RELATED VIDEO: DEXTER JACKSON CONTEST PREP


    The 2008 Olympia Series:
    Episode #3: Dexter Jackson!

    In this episode, watch as Bob Cicherillo interviews Dexter Jackson as he was getting ready for the 2008 IFBB Olympia.

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    [ Olympia: The Series Main Page ]

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    Dexter's Pre-Contest Workout
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    READING THIS WORKOUT LOG
    Superset - Two exercises are performed consecutively without any rest.

    Tri-Set - Three exercises are performed consecutively without any rest.

    Abs are worked every other training session or approximately 3 times per week. Dexter does 30 minutes of cardio 2 times per day (AM and PM session), 6 days a week.

    Mr Olympia, Dexter The Blade Jackson.
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    Mr Olympia, Dexter "The Blade" Jackson.

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    When it comes to training, Dexter Jackson keeps it simple, even when it came to prepping for the biggest competition of his career.

    Dexter is a veteran of the sport, but even with all of his success he knows the importance of adjusting his training program to get the best results. Case in point, early on in his career Dexter had never done cardio and would rarely do any ab exercises.

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    But as he was getting up there in age, he saw the need to add cardio and abs to his pre-contest program for the first time - and that adjustment won him the Olympia crown. Dexter knows his body and is not afraid to mix things up if it means he'll make improvements each and every time he hits the stage.

    When It Comes To Training, Dexter Jackson Keeps It Simple.
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    When It Comes To Training,
    Dexter Jackson Keeps It Simple.

    If you are a pro or amateur bodybuilder or just want to get in shape, the same rules apply across the board - pay attention to what works for you and what doesn't and never be afraid to mix up your program. It worked for The Blade.

    Dexter Jackson's Shredded Training Program: High-Voltage Intensity To Win!

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