Tom Platz

Tom Platz


Tom Platz was bigger than life – especially those quads!

Tom Platz, aka “The Golden Eagle,” was a very popular bodybuilder in the 1980s. He was a top ten Mr. Olympia several times, finishing as high as 3rd in 1981 (Franco Columbu finished first, Chris Dickerson finished second).

Best known for his outlandish leg development, Platz was legendary when it came to training legs – he could squat 500+ pounds for over 20 reps.

Watch how easy he makes it look here:

You can read more about Platz here and here.

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