The star of the original Hercules (1958), all-natty 1950 Mr. Universe winner, and inspiration for the “Classic Physique” — Steve Reeves — is still the prototype for the “perfect” aesthetic.
In his prime, Reeves was ultra-lean and the definition of a bodybuilding legend before steroids invaded the scene, sporting 18.5” biceps, a 54” chest, a slim 30” waist, and 18.5” calves.
The “secrets” to his perfect, ahead-of-its-time build were symmetry and proportions. His right and left halves were almost identical, and his upper and lower body were equally developed.
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