Video: 2 Eras of Chest Training - Hunter Labrada and Lee Labrada
How do you get the best chest training research done? How about analyzing 2 generations of champion bodybuilders for starts?
It's 2020 and Hunter Labrada with Bryan Troianello have access to PRIME variable load pressing machines along with an understanding of biomechanics and muscular hypertrophy that would impress any anatomy/physiology professor. Hunter is preparing for the 2020 New York Pro and a qualification at this years Mr. Olympia.
Pause and flashback to "40 years ago." Lee Labrada would train push and pull similar to what Hunter does today. "Typically I would do chest shoulders and triceps on one workout, back and biceps another workout and legs on a different day."
Hunter, Lee and Bryan train set for set here and discuss similarities and differences between their own generations. Check out what worked for Lee in his prime and for Hunter now.
Prime Incline: 2 working sets
Prime Flat Press: 1 all-out rest pause set
Chest supported dumbbell flys: 2 working sets
Prime shoulder press: 1 rest pause/ drop set
Circuit of death: Banded chest flys, lateral raises, bodyweight dips and push-ups (3 rounds)