Chris Bumstead is intent on making the “vacuum” cool again. The 24-year-old Canadian—who finished second at the 2017 and 2018 Olympia Men’s Classic Physique contests—recently posted a YouTube tutorial on how to practice the iconic pose, made famous by legendary three-time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane.

Here, Bumstead shares some advice for using the vacuum to achieve pinpoint control over your core onstage and off, along with four other tips for a lean and mean middle.

Chris Bumstead's Posing & V-Taper Tips

Chris Bumstead's Off-Season V-Taper and Posing Tip...

The Classic Physique phenomenon shares his tricks for the best onstage presentation.

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