Grecian Ideal for Strength Training

Tl; dr version: Leonardo da Vinci rediscovered Vetruvius’s theory of proportions. Early strongmen then noticed parallels from Renaissance statues to how they trained their bodies.

The Golden Ratio.

I took most of my ideas from this site, though the idea is fairly widespread

How it practically looks:

  1. Flexed arms 150% larger than the circumference of your non-dominant wrist.
  2. Flexed calves should match flexed arms.
  3. Your shoulders should be 1.618 times your waist.
  4. Upper leg should be 75% larger than knee circumference.

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