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Encyclopedia > Frank Zane
Frank Zane on the cover of Mind, Body, Spirit
Frank Zane on the cover of Mind, Body, Spirit

Frank Zane (born June 28, 1942 in Kingston, Pennsylvania) is an American former professional bodybuilder and teacher. Image File history File links Frankzane. ... Image File history File links Frankzane. ... June 28 is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 186 days remaining. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Kingston is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River, opposite Wilkes Barre. ... Anders Graneheim. ... A teachers room in a Japanese middle school, 2005. ...

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Education

He received a B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science degree) in Education from Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre, Pa in 1964. Later he earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts degree) in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles in 1977. Finally, he was awarded a Master degree in Experimental Psychology from California State University San Bernardino, California in 1990. Wilkes University is a private, non-denominational American university located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ... California State University, Los Angeles (also known as Cal State L.A. or CSULA or even more rarely CSLA) is a California public university part of the California State University system. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Experimental psychology is an approach to psychology that treats it as one of the natural sciences, and therefore assumes that it is susceptible to the experimental method. ...


Bodybuilding career

Zane is a 3-time Mr. Olympia (1977 to 1979). His reign represented a shift of emphasis from mass to aesthetics and his physique is still regarded by some as the ideal in bodybuilding. Zane's proportionate physique featured the thinnest waistline of all the Mr. Olympias with his wide shoulders making for a beautiful V-taper. He stood at 5'9" and had a competition weight of 180 pounds. Zane is one of only three people who have beaten Arnold Schwarzenegger in a bodybuilding contest and one of the very few Mr. Olympias' under 200 pounds. He published many books about bodybuilding. He is often accused of overly focusing on meditation and relaxation rather than emphasizing on the 'core' bodybuilding techniques. He received the Arnold Schwarzenigger lifetime achievement award at the 2003 Arnold Classic for his dedication and long-time support of the sport. Mr. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): ) (born on July 30, 1947, in Graz, Austria) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, actor and an American politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of California. ... Anders Graneheim. ... For other senses of this word, see Meditation (disambiguation). ... Look up relaxation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Arnold Schwarzenegger is considered one of the most important figures in the history of bodybuilding, and his legacy in the sport is commemorated in the Arnold Classic an annual bodybuilding competition, which takes place in late February early March every year in Columbus, Ohio. ...


He was given the nickname "The Chemist" due to his Bachelor of Science degree and, as he puts it: "Back in the day I took a lot of supplements and tons of amino acids. Still do. But back then it was pretty unusual. That's how I got the nickname The Chemist."


In the 1980s, Frank owned and ran a gym in Palm Springs, Ca. He was focusing on personal training. He now lives in San Diego with his wife Christine. Modern indoor gymnasium with pull-down basketball hoops. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin...


In 2005, Frank Zane played the IFBB Announcer and worked as the consulting producer in the movie "See Arnold Run." As of 2006, Zane currently runs his own website, appears at seminars and book signings, and offers personal weightlifting sessions with his program called "The Zane Experience" in San Diego. A weightlifter about to jerk 180 kg[1] Weightlifting is a sport where competitors attempt to lift heavy weights mounted on steel bars, the execution of which is a combination of power and technique. ...


Stats

  • Height: 5'9"
  • Contest weight: 185 lbs
  • Off Season weight: 200 lbs
  • Arms: 18 ½"

Competition history

  • 1983 Mr. Olympia 4th
  • 1982 Mr. Olympia 2nd
  • 1980 Mr. Olympia 3rd
  • 1979 Mr. Olympia 1st
  • 1978 Mr. Olympia 1st
  • 1977 Mr. Olympia 1st
  • 1976 Mr. Olympia 2nd
  • 1974 Mr. Olympia 2nd
  • 1972 Mr. Olympia 4th
  • 1972 Pro Mr. Universe Short 1st & Overall
  • 1971 NABBA Pro Mr. Universe Short 1st
  • 1970 Amateur Mr. Universe Winner
  • 1968 Mr. Universe Short 1st & Overall
  • 1968 IFBB Mr. America Medium 1st & Overall
  • 1967 IFBB Mr. Universe Tall 3rd
  • 1967 IFBB Mr. America Medium 1st
  • 1966 IFBB Mr. America Medium 1st
  • 1965 IFBB Mr. Universe Medium 1st
  • 1965 Mr. Sunshine State 1st
  • 1963 Mr. Keystone 2nd
  • 1962 Mr. Keystone 1st
  • 1961 Mr. Pennsylvania 17th

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Books by Frank Zane

  • The Zane Way to a Beautiful Body (first published 1979)
  • Super Bodies in 12 Weeks (first published 1981)
  • Zane Nutrition (first published 1986)
  • Fabulously Fit Forever (first published 1992)
  • Fabulously Fit Forever Expanded (first published 1996)
  • Frank Zane: Mind, Body, Spirit (first published in 1997)
  • Fabulously Fit Forever (Re-published in 1998)

See also

This is a list of professional bodybuilders. ...

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Mr. Olympia
Preceded by:
Franco Columbu
First (1977) Succeeded by:
himself
Preceded by:
himself
Second (1978) Succeeded by:
himself
Preceded by:
himself
Third (1979) Succeeded by:
Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Frank Zane - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (307 words)
Frank Zane (June 28, 1942 in Kingston, Pennsylvania) is an American bodybuilder and teacher.
Zane is only one of three people who have beaten Arnold Schwarzenneger in a bodybuilding contest.
In 2005, Frank Zane played the IFBB Announcer and worked as the consulting producer in the movie "See Arnold Run." As of 2006, Zane currently runs his own website, appears at seminars and book signings, and offers personal weightlifting sessions with his program called "The Zane Experience" in San Diego.
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