Saturday, March 29, 2008

Leg Specialization - Louis Abele

Milo Steinborn


Clancy Ross


Louis Abele’s Leg Specialization At Age Seventeen
1938

Squat – 340 x 20
One legged dip – 215 x 15 each leg
Barbell leg press – 400 x 20
Step on stool – 180 x 20 each leg
Calf exercise – 25 reps
Barbell leg press – 400 x 20
Squat, holding weight in jerking position – 260 x 10

Two months before my eighteenth birthday I practiced the lifts and while still seventeen I accomplished the following lifts before reliable witnesses:

Press – 230
Snatch – 245
Clean and jerk – 300
I have also squatted (full) 12 reps with 380 pounds and bent pressed 220.

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