Frank Zane Blog

Welcome to my blog. My friend Martin Daugherty helped me get this started. Feel free to visit at your convenience

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Mr. Olympia 2010

It’s been almost a month since the Mr. Olympia contest in Las Vegas and I’m now back to normal.  Great event, lots

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Building the Body Quarterly Magazine

Finished putting together the Autumn 2010 issue of Building the Body Quarterly and sent it to the printer yesterday.  The cover was

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Building the Body Quarterly is published

Pictured is Frank at age 50 appearing on the back cover of Building the Body Quarterly magazine. The Autumn 2010 issue Building

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Day before Thanksgiving

I recently got an email asking about ‘sticking points’ and how to overcome them.  There’s lot you can do but

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How Can I Help You?

On my website is the statement: “Got an interesting bodybuilding question you’d like to ask?  Frank will tell you how

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Best Wishes in 2012

Greetings, Another year is upon us and like everyone else we are planning projects and setting goals for 2012.  I’m

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Building the Body

I’d like to thank all the people who have followed my surgical recovery and wished me well.  It’s is now 7

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The Lifetime Fitness Average

The Lifetime    Fitness Average                      By  Larry Kay                      Bodybuilding contests have been the tried and true

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2011 Arnold Expo

March 4,5,6th are the dates for Arnold Expo at Columbus, Ohio Convention Center this year.  Just found out my booth

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Return from Arnold Expo

Arriving home early Tuesday morning (3 AM due to flight re-routing) I’m sufficiently recovered from the massive expo (close to

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NYC book signing

Greetings, Just finishing up the Spring issue of Building the Body Quarterly and will post when it is ready for

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Tribeca Film Festival

Hi, Returned from Tribeca Film Festival over a week ago where we previewed the film Challenging Impossibility in which I’m

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Building the Body Spring 2011

The Spring 2011 issue of Building the Body just arrived from the printer and we are mailing it out over

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NEW! High Def Body book

Hello, I’ve just finished  my new book High Def Body and it is scheduled to be published in August.  Here’s

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Building the Body Quarterly Summer 2011

  The summer 2011 issue of Building the Body Quarterly will be mailed out shortly.   It contains interesting articles about

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HIGH DEF BODY BOOK JUST CAME IN!

I’m please to announce the publication of High Def Body, a 224 page training manual containing everything.  It’s all here

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About Facebook

Approximately one month ago I became aware of a Facebook page that had been created in my name by a

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updates

Hello, Lots has been happening in Zane world lately.  We have a new web person who is helping me do

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Autumn 2011 issue of Building the Body quarterly

Hi, We have just mailed the Autumn 2011 issue of Building the Body quarterly.  Printed on high gloss paper it

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Building the Body mags on Kindle

We now have 8 issues posted on Amazon.com as Kindle editions, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter issuesof Building the Body

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Building the Body Winter issue

I hope you are enjoying a wonderful new year and your training is going well.  The Winter 2011 issue of

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Arnold Expo 2012

Right in the middle of packing for the 3 day weekend March 2,3,4th at the Arnold Expo at Columbus Convention Center. 

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Fabulously Fit Forever

  Training has been going very well and I’m getting in good shape working out three times a week.  I’ve

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Building the Body Spring 2012

Greetings! The Spring 2012 issue of Building the Body quarterly arrived last night from our printer and we will be

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Zane Audio Collection

Complete Audio Collection   All of the tracks in my Zane Audio Series are now available through the iTunes and

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Summer 2012 issue of Building the Body

Hello, The Summer 2012 issue of Building the Body Quarterly has arrived and will be mailed over the weekend.  It’s

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Bodybuilding.com – 1 Million Likes!

I’d like to congratulate Bodybuilding.com for reaching over one million likes and for continuing to support  healthy and active lifestyles!

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Mr. Olympia 2012

Hello, What is Weighted Linear Resistance (WLR) Training?  Find out and more at the Mr.  Olympia Expo at Las Vegas

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Going to Olympia Expo

Hello, Finishing up packing for the Olympia trade show in Vegas, excitement is building.  Two years ago was my last

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SYMMETRY IS HERE!

In writing Symmetry I discovered its broader meaning.  I used to think symmetry as it applied to the human body

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Building the Body Autumn 2012 issue

The Autumn 2012 issue of Building the Body Quarterlyhas arrived and is being mailed this week to subscribers.  We call

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The Passing of Sergio

Christine and I are saddened by the passing of Sergio Oliva.  My fondest memory of the ‘Myth’ is the 1967

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Frank in Miami Beach Dec 10th

Hello, I’ll be at the Miami Beach Fillmore in the Jackie Gleason Theater signing my two books High Def Body

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Merry Christmas!

Hello, Christine and I wish all readers of my blog a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  It’s been a

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Building the Body Winter Issue

Greetings, The Winter 2012 edition of Building the Body quarterly is being printed as I write this and we expect

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Going to Arnold Expo

Greetings, Getting ready for Arnold Expo March 1,2,3, at Columbus Ohio Convention Center, looks like lots of people will attend,

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Website update

Greetings, I’m finally back to normal after this years Arnold Expo in Columbus, Ohio.  It was massive, about 200,000 people

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Joe Weider Memorial

Hello, Been so busy since the Weider Memorial on April 14th, first writing a tribute song, and then catching up

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Building the Body Spring 2013 issue

Hello, The Spring 2013 issue of Building the Bodyquarterly will be mailed to subscribers the weekend of My 11th.  Lots

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Training is going great

Hello, Training is going very well, I’m on my way to peaking by Thanksgiving and plan on taking photos then. 

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BUILDING THE BODY SUMMER 2013

HELLO, WE JUST RECEIVED THE SUMMER 2013 ISSUE OF BUILDING THE BODY QUARTERLY AND WILL BE SENDING IT OUT OVER

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Protein and Amino Acids

Egg whites have become so popular on the McDonald’s menu that they have created an egg albumen shortage due to

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Building the Body Autumn 2013 issue

Hello, The Autumn 2013 issue of Building the Body quarterly is being mailed the weekend of October 19th.  With interesting

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Happy Holidays!

I am not happy that XYZ Supplement Perfection will no longer be available. The high cost of the many different

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Building the Body – Autumn 2014

Building the Body Autumn 2014 will be mailed the week of September 29th.  If you are tired of reading muscle mags containing

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Surgery and “Build Your Calves”

I’m currently resting and doing well after a shoulder surgery last week and hope to be back up to full

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Thanksgiving Updates

Greetings, It’s been 5 weeks since my rotator cuff surgery and I’m healing well and am able to type one

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Dave Draper featured in Building the Body Winter Issue!

Hot off the press this issue is one of my very favorites because it features a great from the Golden

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Egg White Perfection is Back!

Egg White Perfection is back! Previously on back-order, I’ve got a new fresh batch available for immediate shipping.  Eating better and

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Building the Body: Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of Building the Body Quarterly will be mailing out before the end of March with lots of great

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Muscle & Fitness News

What an honor to be awarded Best Physique Ever by the editors of Muscle & Fitness Magazine.   This acknowledgement

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Upcoming Interview on the Super Strength Show

I’m scheduled to do 45 minute interview tomorrow with The Super Strength Show. Check out this page and this link

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Building the Body Subscriptions

All Building the Body subscriptions that are on automatic renewal through Paypal have been cancelled and notified via email.  This

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Franks Secret for Developing Your Legs & Calves!

Frank Zane Leg Blaster! Now it is possible to develop your legs without having to endure the discomfort of barbell

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Christine Zane to Exhibit at Art Show Dec 16th to 28th, 2015

Christine Zane to Exhibit at the Visual Translations Art Show We are excited to announce that Christine Zane will be

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Our lives are shaped by our minds.

“Our lives are shaped by our minds. We become what we think”. The Buddha was right on when he spoke

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How to Get Horseshoe Triceps the Zane Way

The article below will give you my top 3 secrets on building Horseshoe Triceps. Happy Lifting!  FZ Follow the pump

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In the Beginning | How & Why, I Started Bodybuilding

Strange how some things turn out to be certainties.  From the moment I touched a barbell I knew that I’d

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Repetition by Frank Zane

There are three ways that people remember. What’s remembered is enhanced by: What is first presented What is last presented

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The Florida Years 1966 – 1968

I one summer between jobs in Norfolk, Virginia where I took classes in astronomy and geology and trained 6 days

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The Growth Program, Then and Now – Frank Zane

The Growth Program, Then and Now – Frank Zane In 2013, I was interviewed about the specific workout plan I

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Bodybuilder Longevity

  Turning 74 prompts me to wonder how long bodybuilders live? Let’s look at the statistics. I did an internet

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Bodybuilding in Southern California 1969 – 1971

“What Does it All Mean?” asked Zabo Kozewski thousands of times in his life. Aloud and to himself, it was

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Interview with 3 x Mr Olympia — Frank Zane

Born June 28, 1942 in Pennsylvania, USA, Frank Zane owns one of the greatest, most aesthetic, symmetrical and well-proportioned physiques

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Most inspiring were the champion bodybuilders I met and trained with: Arnold was my original training partner when I moved

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