Oksana Grishina is one of the most beautiful and successful bodybuilders from Russia, currently living in California, USA. She had a passion for gymnastics as she was growing up, and she sacrificed a lot of time and energy to meet her dreams. After achieving a degree in Physical training and sports, she opened a gym and started instructing people on aerobics and fitness. Later she started training and competing. She has bagged five first-place wins and three second-place wins between 2012 and 2014 alone, in fitness events such as the IFBB Olympia, Arnold Classic, FLEX pro and many more.
Arnold’s self-consciousness about his calves has been well-publicized over the years. They used to be small, so he’d cut the bottoms off his sweatpants while he trained to expose them. This motivated him to improve the area, which he ultimately did by building massive gastroc and soleus muscles. Extreme high-volume and high-training frequency were his keys to bringing up this weak point; but it was even more than that. Arnold seemed to be a bit more cerebral when it came to calf training. Here’s what he had to say in a past issue of Muscle Builder :