My overall approach has changed drastically from my years as a professional bodybuilder in my 20s and early 30s, to now as a businessman in my 40s. When I was a bodybuilder, I was mostly concerned with gaining mass on my physique and building up for a contest. Back then, I trained on a 6-day split. During the off season, it would be three days on and one day off.

As a contest approached, say 8-10 weeks out, then I trained 6 consecutive days. My training during this time would be a double split, where I'd train once in the morning and once at night. I always trained to failure, using very, very heavy weights with low repetitions.



Now fast forward 10 years. Like my physique, my training has changed. I still love training and do it 5 days a week, but I only train once a day for about an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes. I now train with moderately heavy weight and higher repetitions to maintain what I have and to avoid injuries.

Here's my training program, present day:

Day 1: Chest, Abs
1
Incline dumbbell bench press
4 sets, 8-10 reps (rest 30 sec.)
+ 7 more exercises

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Day 2: Chest, Back, Calves
1
Barbell Deadlift
4 sets, 8-10 reps (rest 30 sec.)
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Day 3: Legs
1
Lying Leg Curls
5 sets, 10-12 reps (rest 30 sec.)
+ 6 more exercises

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Day 4: Shoulders, Abs
1
Military press
4 sets, 10-12 reps (rest 30 sec.)
+ 8 more exercises

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Day 5: Arms
1
SUPERSET
Perform the exercises in order, with no rest between exercises and 1 min. between rounds.
Alternating incline dumbbell biceps curl
4 sets, 20 reps (alternating, 10 reps per side, no rest)
+ 5 more exercises

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  • Instructional Videos
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Days 6 and 7: Rest

Rich Gaspari Fitness 360

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