Since ending his tenure as Governor of California, he has focused more on politics and advocacy in recent years.
But 76-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger recently returned to his roots as a competitive bodybuilder, joining friend and former professional bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman for a Pumping Iron session this week.
The two exchanged training equipment in the outdoor gym yard, giving Arnold the chance to show off his still-impressive physique.
The Total Recall star revealed in a video that he trains almost every day to maintain his massive muscles and strength, but it’s likely he’ll be spotted biking around Los Angeles. Some even include his girlfriend Heather. Milligan or his celebrity children.
In a new video shared to his Instagram account on Wednesday, Schwarzenegger teased Ronnie about his bicep size while doing a seated bicep curl. teased.
Getting back on track: Arnold Schwarzenegger, 76, joined his friend and former professional bodybuilder Ronnie Coleman in an Instagram video posted Wednesday to get an iron boost.
“You don’t look like a 76-year-old bicep,” the eight-time Mr. Olympia winner laughed and teased the action star. “You look quite swollen, Arnold…it sounds like you’re having an affair!”
“You don’t look like a 76-year-old with biceps,” the eight-time Mr. Olympia winner teased the action star.
“You look pretty swollen, Arnold. Really swollen! I think you’re cheating!”
“This is not just 76 year old biceps,” he added in the caption of the Instagram post.
Ronnie’s jab may refer to Ronnie’s admission that he had previously used anabolic steroids during the time they were legal, but that he used anabolic steroids to increase muscle mass. also denies.
Instead, he claimed through a pamphlet that he used the drug only to maintain muscle mass during the extreme dieting period before bodybuilding competitions. ESPN.
Arnold looked cool and relaxed training outdoors in a simple black t-shirt and dark pants.
His brown-dyed hair was swept back, he had a short cropped white beard, and he wore aviator-style sunglasses.
Drug use: Ronnie may refer to Schwarzenegger’s admission that he used anabolic steroids when they were legal, although he claimed it wasn’t for gaining muscle mass
still have it!The Total Recall star did a sitting bicep curl that made him look years younger than his age
The Icon: Together, he and Ronnie, once considered the world’s strongest bodybuilder, hold 15 Mr. Olympia titles
Motivation: After trying hard enough, Schwarzenegger switched sides and encouraged Ronnie while also teasing him about his huge muscles
In a lengthy video posted to his YouTube channel, Arnold spotted Ronnie and even took his turn trying out multiple weight machines with Ronnie.
Both have retired from professional bodybuilding, but still manage to playfully tease each other with jabs, while encouraging each other to do more reps in a natural way.
After Schwarzenegger got tired of bicep curls, he gave Coleman a chance to show off even bigger muscles.
The Terminator star joked that it looked as if his body had been pumping iron “all night.”
“That’s not normal, Ronnie,” he said with a humorous blank expression.
Schwarzenegger won the Mr. Olympia Award seven times between 1970 and 1980, and won the runner-up title in 1968, so the two have a combined total of 15 Mr. Olympia Awards. has obtained
In the 1990s and 2000s, Coleman won eight consecutive Mr. Olympia titles and also won the Arnold Classic, a bodybuilding championship named after the legendary star.
Shortly after Arnold got the chance to relive his pre-Hollywood glory days, his son Joseph Baena, 25, highlighted his impressive workout in a short video on Instagram Stories.
Joseph donned a black T-shirt, matching shorts and black and white checked slip-on shoes and performed a series of “split squats.”
He sat on a bench with his right leg crossed behind him, kneeling with the other foot firmly on the ground, and holding two 75-pound dumbbells in his hands, he repeatedly stood up straight.
He had included the skull and bones emoji, which was a good fit as he was clearly frowning in pain and effort with each rep.
Joseph is the product of Arnold’s relationship with his family’s former housekeeper, Mildred Baena. His infidelity and revelation of Aiko led to his divorce from Maria Shriver, with whom he has four other children. Christina, 32 years old. Patrick, 29 years old. And Christopher, 25 years old.
Like a father, like a son: Soon after Arnold got the chance to relive his pre-Hollywood glory days, son Joseph Baena, 25, impresses himself with a short video on Instagram Stories. emphasized training.
“Split squat”: He sat on a bench with his right leg crossed behind him, kneeling with the other foot firmly on the ground, and stood up repeatedly while holding two 75-pound dumbbells.
Heartbreaking story: Baena has followed in his father’s footsteps, but in May a source close to the Arnold kids claimed he “didn’t love” his half-brother despite his father’s attempts to ease the tension
Arnold continues to maintain a strong relationship with his son. Joseph covers his education and living expenses, and they often spend time together and work out at the gym. There Joseph has followed his father’s passion for bodybuilding.
However, Joseph is usually found alone with no family, a source close to the family claimed in May. page 6 that Arnold’s other children “don’t love” their half-brothers.
“This is a shame because he’s a really good kid and Arnold has always treated him very fairly, just like the other kids. But for some reason, the other kids… [the affair] Get Joe out,” they insisted.
Katherine has refrained from posting anything about her family to Joseph on social media, but her half-brother Patrick has been spotted working out together in the past, and Christopher seems to be somewhat closer to Joseph than his sisters.