Posts by: Dave Goodin

The Pros and Cons of the Cheat Meal

/ Posted 12.23.2014

Q: Do you recommend having a “cheat meal” once a week while dieting to get ripped? I hear that it’s … continue reading

Retiring From Competition?

/ Posted 11.24.2014

Q: I saw on social media that you’ve retired. Are you done with bodybuilding? What precipitated your decision to retire? … continue reading

Power-Building 2X Weekly Routines

/ Posted 08.20.2014

Q: I’ve been reading up on all your workouts and columns and am very thankful for your information and for … continue reading

Keeping Muscles Full While Leaning Out

/ Posted 06.06.2014

Q: I’m looking at your photos from the IFBB Titans Grand Prix and Kentucky Muscle pro men’s physique competitions. How … continue reading

HIIT Cardio vs. Steady State

/ Posted 04.23.2014

Q: I’m in a quandary! I’m 50, preparing for a show. I’ve done cardio both ways, high intensity and low … continue reading

Training Change, New Gains

/ Posted 04.03.2014

Q: I read that you used some different training styles as you prepared for your IFBB pro physique debut. Your … continue reading

Switching From Bodybuilding to Physique

/ Posted 01.07.2014

Q: How was your first physique contest? Did you do anything different to prepare compared to bodybuilding? What will you … continue reading

Cut to Compete

/ Posted 12.16.2013

Q: I’m trying to get shredded like you and compete in an NPC masters 50-and-over-bodybuilding contest. My trainer suggested that … continue reading

First-Time Competitor at 50

/ Posted 11.24.2013

Q: I’m 50 years old, and I’m finally going to make the leap and compete this fall. I’m not sure … continue reading

Recovery From Shoulder Surgery

/ Posted 11.08.2013

Q: How is your recovery from your shoulder surgery going? Are you going to compete again? If so, what adjustments … continue reading

Carbs, Fat Loss and Muscle Growth

/ Posted 09.10.2013

Q: I’m a mature bodybuilding enthusiast. I’ve never competed, but I have been training hard with weights most of my … continue reading

Who Inspires You?

/ Posted 08.21.2013

Q: I enjoy reading your columns and I know you’ve been in the iron game for a long time. I’m … continue reading

Elbow Pain and the Will to Gain

/ Posted 07.14.2013

Q: I’m having a continuing problem with elbow pain. I’m wondering if you’ve experienced this and, if so, what you … continue reading

How to Get Your Body Back

/ Posted 07.08.2013

Q: I’m writing you because I need a serious kick in the butt! I’m fairly close to your age, and … continue reading

How to Achieve “Shredditude”

/ Posted 05.25.2013

Q: I will be celebrating my 50th birthday this spring. I really like your “walking down the beach at age … continue reading

Is it a good idea for older lifters to do deadlifts?

/ Posted 04.02.2013

Q: I’m 48 years old. I just got into serious weight lifting about three years ago. Do you think it’s … continue reading

Reigniting Fat Loss

/ Posted 02.02.2013

Q: I’ve been following you in IRON MAN, and I need someone at your level to help me get over … continue reading

Get-Ripped Tips, Tricks and Mistakes

/ Posted 01.31.2013

Q: I’ve been trying to get into some semblance of contest shape. My problem is that I will lose five … continue reading

Revitalize Your Skin

/ Posted 01.28.2013

Q: I’m writing because I have an issue with loose skin on my lower back. I’m 51, and I’ve been … continue reading

Get Your Legs in Contest Shape

/ Posted 01.24.2013

Q: For years I was one of those guys who wore a tank top and sweat pants to the gym … continue reading

Squats and Jacked-Up Shoulders

/ Posted 01.23.2013

Q: We are about the same age, so I’m hoping you can help me with my problem. Because of repeated … continue reading

Age, Muscle and Optimal Recovery

/ Posted 01.11.2013

Q: I can’t believe you’re 53 years old. Your physique is astounding for any age! I’m in my mid-50s, and … continue reading

Squats and Jacked-Up Shoulders for Over-40 Trainees

/ Posted 11.19.2012

Q: We are about the same age, so I’m hoping you can help me with my problem. Because of repeated … continue reading

Titanic Triceps and Freaky Abs

/ Posted 07.31.2012

Q: I have two questions: Do you have any tips for adding thickness to the inside head of the triceps? … continue reading

6 Simple Ways to Lose Body Fat

/ Posted 07.19.2012

Q: I need to drop some bodyfat! Do you have any tips? A: Your note didn’t indicate whether you’re currently … continue reading

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