Leo Costa, Jr.

Optimum Training Systems is dedicated to helping you reach your body's fastest rate of muscle growth and strength increase.

We are not focused on top speed, instead we are obsessed with acceleration. What do I mean by that? Any professional bodybuilder or power lifter can tell you what they did to get where they are now. And if they are at the top of their game, they have credibility. You should listen to what they have to say. They obviously know how to get to that top speed.

But this is often missing the time component. How long did it take to get to that top speed? In my opinion, that's one of the most important questions you can ask. This is how you find out if a given training system is the most efficient way to get where you want to go (while minimizing injury potential).

For over 30 years I've been experimenting with and improving my training system to maximize your time and energy in the gym. I like lifting, but I hate wasting effort in the gym. You should adopt the same mindset. How can I get the most out of every workout, and achieve my maximum rate of muscle growth and strength increase.

If this sounds good to you, I want you to subscribe to my newsletter by entering your name and email address below. You'll start receiving world class training advice from myself and other top industry leaders. Stuff that's going to help you meet and hopefully exceed your training goals. So let's get started.

Leo Costa, Jr.
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"I could literally feel my body growing..."

"I could literally feel my body growing. I started out at a measly 140 pounds with 14 1/2" arms. Now I'm 175 pounds with 17 1/2" arms and growing. My bench press went from 160 pounds max to 325 pounds and I achieved this on the modified version of the program. Thanks Leo!"
-- Peter Giardini, New Rochelle, NY

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