Frank Zane Zane won the Mr. Olympia (1977 to 1979). His reign represented a change from mass to aesthetics. Zane's proportionate physique featured the slimmest waistline of all the Mr. Olympias, and with his wide shoulders making for a distinctive V-taper. He stood at 5'9" and had a competition weight of about 180-190 pounds. Zane beat Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Olympia bodybuilding contest. Not many bodybuilders Mr. Olympias are under 200 pounds. He has written many books about bodybuilding. He won the Arnold Schwarzenegger lifetime achievement award at the 2003 Arnold Classic for his dedication and long-time support of the sport. Some called him "The Chemist" due to his Bachelor of Science degree and, as he puts it: "Back in the day I took a lot of supplements and tons of amino acids. In the 1980s, Frank owned and ran a gym in Palm Springs, Calif. He was focusing on personal training. He now lives in San Diego. In 2005, Frank Zane played the IFBB Announcer and worked as the consulting producer in the movie "See Arnold Run." Zane currently runs his own website, appears at seminars and offers personal weightlifting sessions with his program called "The Zane Experience" in San Diego.