Still Pumping Iron at 60, Second Richest Bodybuilder, and Arnold Classic Legend Shares Detailed Biceps Workout for Effective Growth

Published 08/11/2023, 8:22 AM EDT

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Bodybuilding is not just a sport; it is a source of motivation. It makes people push their boundaries, despite their age. In a world where staying fit and active is often associated with youth, bodybuilding legend, and former Mr. Universe Rich Gaspari defies age norms and inspires people of all ages to hit the gym with renewed vigor.

At the age of 60, IFBB pro-Gaspari recently shared a motivating video of himself on Instagram engaging in a robust bicep training routine. This video not only showcases his dedication but also introduces a powerful exercise to target biceps—the “21s.”

Rich Gaspari’s 21s bicep exercise will blow your mind


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The former Arnold Classic champion detailed the exercise with the caption, “A great exercise to work biceps are 21’s with a cable or barbell. You do 7 half reps from the top of the movement with 7 reps done at the bottom of the movement then finish with 7 full reps. This is a great finishing exercise you can do to hit the biceps.” The exercise, known as “21’s,” involves a combination of partial reps and full reps to provide a comprehensive and challenging bicep workout.


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He suggests performing this exercise with either a cable or a barbell, making it accessible to various gym setups. This exercise can serve as an excellent finisher for your bicep workout. It’s a quick routine that can be integrated into your existing training regimen, bringing a fresh challenge to your muscles and potentially breaking through plateaus.


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The bodybuilding legend’s demonstration of the 21’s exercise is a testament to the effectiveness of this technique in sculpting impressive biceps. It’s important to note that his accomplishment isn’t just about his age; it’s about his persistent commitment to maintaining a healthy and strong physique.

At the age of 60, Rich is inspiring the youth

One of the richest bodybuilders frequently shares his exercise videos, which provide a refreshing perspective on the possibilities of fitness, reminding us that age is just a number when it comes to pursuing our health goals. His dedication to pushing his limits and embracing techniques like the 21’s is an inspiration to all gym enthusiasts, from beginners to seasoned athletes.


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In a world where excuses can sometimes overshadow our fitness aspirations, Rich Gaspari’s bicep workout at the age of 60 shines as a beacon of hope. It encourages people to step into the gym, adopt effective techniques, and break free from limitations with the right exercises. With a dash of inspiration, almost anyone can achieve their fitness dreams, regardless of their age. So, what do you think of Gaspari’s technique to build biceps? Would you try it in the gym? Let us know in the comments.

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Arpita Shrivastava


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Arpita Shrivastava is a bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. She holds a Master's Degree in Mass communication. She has done her graduation in Hindi literature From Delhi University.
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Simar Singh Wadhwa