Chris Bumstead does intense leg workout while he heals from bicep injury.
Chris Bumstead recently returned to heavy training in the gym with an intense leg workout. The reigning Classic Physique Olympia champion hasn’t been hitting the gym consistently since his recent 2023 victory as he recovers from a bicep tear.
Suffering an injury, as a pro athlete, can be a tough pill to swallow. Bumstead has dedicated a good amount of time to stem cell treatment and recovery time. For a defending champion, it can be even more worrisome as their competition continuously closes the gap while they’re on the mend. And luckily if you compete only once a year, it does give you a bit of breathing room. With that said, in order to earn such a lofty position, one must be the very best at what they do. This is the position that four-time Classic Physique Olympia champion, Chris Bumstead find himself in.
While he may have been on the shelf, due to a bicep injury, Chris Bumstead is now on the road to recovery and is ready to get back to work. After an inconsistent training schedule for the past few weeks, Bumstead is back in the gym and ready to push is physique once again. As the reigning, Classic Physique, Olympia Champion, Bumstead has only one competition he needs to focus his mind on.
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If one body part is giving you trouble, then it’s best to put all your focus and attention on building up the rest of your physique. It’s clear that Chris Bumstead agrees with this notion.
Has he continues to recover from his bicep injury, Chris Bumstead is choosing to work his lower half instead.
“I’ve done legs like once a week-ish… Not working hard,” said Chris Bumstead. “So I’m letting my body recover right now. But the Olympia is in nine months.”
But while he has plenty of time to recover before the 2023 Olympia, Chris Bumstead is choosing to get back to some intense training and build up his wheels.
Full Chris Bumstead Leg Workout
- Superset – Leg Extensions and Leg Curls
- Leg Press
- Barbell Squats
- Walking Dumbbell Lunges
- Seated Calf Raises
While Ramon Rocha Queiroz and Urs Kalecinski are nipping at his heels, Chris Bumstead still has a firm grip on the top spot in the Classic Physique division.
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