Summer is blazing, but the autumn cool-down is closer than you think. How close? In just eight weeks, the men and women of the Olympia Weekend will take the stage in Las Vegas, and the best physiques in the world will get their recognition.

No, you may not look like them come September—none of us will—but you definitely have time to surprise yourself and achieve something special. After all, eight weeks is the exact scope of many of our most popular free training programs, including:

We hear you: You're not a pro bodybuilder. So what? Millions of men and women have risen to the challenge of these programs. Can't commit to a full eight weeks? Try Erin Stern's Elite Body 4-Week Fitness Trainer, and if you like it, run it twice. Erin is no stranger to the stage, but you don't have to have world-class competition in your sites to thrive on her program.

Still on the fence? Just try one workout from Living Large and try to resist. Jay Cutler-style arms, anyone?

Jay Cutler's Arm Workout
1
Triceps Pushdown - Rope Attachment
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
2
Dips - Triceps Version
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
3
EZ-Bar Skullcrusher
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
4
Close-Grip Barbell Bench Press
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
5
Straight-Arm Pulldown
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
6
Barbell Curl
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
7
Preacher Curl
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
8
Dumbbell Bicep Curl
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
9
Hammer Curls
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)
10
Reverse Barbell Curl
3 sets, 10 reps (1 minute rest)

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