Vic has been featured on many websites and magazines. Here are several for you to check out.
Muscle & Strength Interview
Muscle and Strength: Let’s talk about your Youtube channel. You have quite a following. Tell us about your Youtube videos…what can expect to find and learn?
Victor Costa: Well, I wanted to give folks a sense of my training principles. I wanted my following to get a sense that I am a competent trainer and that bodybuilding is about the specifics, the subtleties. Anyone can throw weights around, but not everyone can build a complete physique, this is what I teach, a taste of what the videos and audios offer. Essentially, an introduction to my methods.
Muscle and Strength: You bring up a good topic…caloric intake. Do you believe the average hardgainer may be under-eating?
Victor Costa: The hardgainer has to address several issues to deal with. Caloric intake can be one issue, rest another, effectiveness and efficiency of training and also, something that is rarely if never discussed, patience and intuition. Hardgainers may ponder this question,”Am I ready to grow”? Have you noticed that sometimes the body is not cooperating with our wishes, and what do we do? We try to force it. You can’t force your body, but you can communicate with it, finesse it. Ask your body, intuit, what is standing between you and your goal, sometimes it is patience, other times, it is just not ready.
Simply Shredded Interview
Simply Shredded: So what is the bodybuilding training routine that you use to achieve that killer physique?
Victor Costa: My training is instinctive. I typically train with what I consider manageable weights. A lot of people try to pin me down to what poundages I use for training. I use whatever feels manageable. For me manageable is something like 200 to 250 pounds for bench, curls- maybe 652 s and 702 s, or I may go down to as low as 452 s- depending on how I feel. I have curled as much as 185 on the straight bar for some ugly reps.
Personal Training Studios W10 Article
I only recently found out about Victor Costa when browsing Youtube workouts. I saw Victor Costa on youtube and his bodily condition and workout principles shocked me, this is a man who performs each rep to as close to 100% perfection as you can get, isolating each muscle to the fullest. Victor Costa has hugely influenced my own training and displays the way weight training should really be performed which sadly 90% of people who are involved in bodybuilding don’t do. Victor Costa is now highly regarded by people around the world as one of best personal trainers in the world.