7-Time Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger Reveals Where He Got Most of His Ideas for His Latest Book

Published 10/14/2023, 2:41 AM EDT

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is not only an acclaimed bodybuilder but also a loved actor and a politician as well. Adding to the list, one of his lesser-known hobbies is being the author of several books. As the spotlight befalls on his latest publication, Be Useful, tales emerge of his glory days, which are well documented in several of his publications. As insightful as his book is, the legend just revealed where a majority of the ideas from his book came to him.

The man with a ravishing stature has several accolades in the realm of acting and bodybuilding. However, his inspiration for his book comes from a place that fits his humble traits.

Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals where he learned the many lessons for Be Useful

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A life as colorful and full of experiences as Schwarzenegger’s is bound to have no dearth of knowledge. The Hollywood legend compiled his years of amassed knowledge and learnings into the self-help guide, Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life. Moreover, in a recent tweet, he highlighted that “Most of the lessons in Be Useful were learned in the gym.” Given Schwarzenegger’s commitment to fitness, it shall come as no surprise.

The latest book is an essential summary of the legends’ experiences. It has Schwarzenegger take all of his life’s teachings and turn them into seven tools of wisdom. The title of the book is its backbone and is something the star’s father used to say to him back in the day. Furthermore, it also details his journey out of his Austrian roots and his taste of success thanks to determination and grit.

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Moreover, as with his other books, including the one in the tweeted picture, one thing remains a constant element – the gym.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger brought to the fore his unwavering love story with the sweat and toil of the gym when he shrugged off an elbow surgery to lift weights. On numerous occasions, the legend has taken to helping others at the gym. From improving their fitness routines to having his endurance tested, he has never shied when it comes to pumping up weights down his veins. Moreover, he also called the gym essential to his “survival”.

Even at 76 years of age, Schwarzenegger frequents several gyms across Los Angeles. His fitness routines include training for an hour and a half. It is then followed by cycling for 45 to 60 minutes and lifting weights for 30 minutes. All of it and with a shine of positivity, the legend has embarked on his mission to make the world a fitter place to live in.

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What do you think of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s dedication to the gym? Have you read Be Useful yet? Let us know in the comments below.

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Imteshal Karim

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Imteshal Karim is a Hollywood News reporter at NetflixJunkie. With a penchant for writing in multiple forms, he is a published writer with his works published in anthologies. A star at his college’s writing competitions, he loves telling a good story and hopes to tell impactful ones about the unexplored side of the Entertainment industry.

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