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... was no accident, as he measured the statues in museums and helped to develop "The Grecian Ideal" as a formula for the "perfect physique." Sandow built his ... out specific prescriptions of weights and repetitions in order to achieve his ideal proportions ...
Famous quotes containing the words ideal and/or grecian:
“The idealist is incorrigible: if he is expelled from his heaven, he makes an ideal out of hell.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“Such were garrulous and noisy eras, which no longer yield any sound, but the Grecian or silent and melodious era is ever sounding and resounding in the ears of men.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)