Bodybuilders are often seen as simple minded creatures that don’t do much more than train and eat. IFBB Pro Roman Fritz, however, is no such creature. He takes training and eating to another level, like a well-oiled machine that runs like clockwork and with great precision.
When we last checked in with amateur bodybuilder Vincenzo “MASS” Masone and IFBB Pro Roman “Rex” Fritz, Roman was putting Vincenzo through the paces with his signature hardcore approach to training in “Chasing the Pain”.
Lead By Example. As an elite athlete, you have the personal responsibility to represent yourself in the highest manner when it comes to meeting fans and consequently, other lifters, especially ones that are on the rise up.
An elite lifter won’t always destroy each and every lift—even the most intense and skilled powerlifter will be injured at some point. Rather than dwell on what they cannot do, top notch athletes focus on what they can.
On his first trip outside of the US, the only place that Vincenzo “Mass” Masone wanted to go after an eight hour flight was to the gym. All “Mass” needed was a kick from his preworkout and the desire to make a statement.
At the most basic level, The Cage is nothing more than a 30’ x 20’ chain link enclosure with heavy rubber flooring that contains barbells, dumbbells, plates, a monolift, a bench press, and a deadlift platform. But to many, The Cage represents so much more.
While it’s true that a large chunk of your upper arm growth will simply come as an automatic result of heavy chest and back training, direct arm isolation work is still important when it comes to fully maximizing your results.