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Moderate-Weight Mass Building

Q: I love the Super-TORQ mass method you outline in the Power-Density 2.0 e-book. I'm 55 years old, so moderate weights are great for me, but I can't quite wrap my head around doing such high reps at every workout. I alternate with heavy workouts as you suggest in the e-book because I've brutalized my joints over the years (screw you, heavy benches--Lol). Is there a MODERATE-power/Super TORQ workout I could use instead?

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15 Minute Arm Assault

Fifteen minutes, 900 seconds, a quarter of an hour—if you’re on the clock and feeling the pressure, you can get more done in 15 minutes than you think. What if I told you that you can do a great arm ...

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7 Forgotten Mass Moves [Insider Preview]

Overlooked Exercises, Tips and Tactics You Can Use to Get Huge Most bodybuilders get stuck in a rut, even if they don’t realize it. They stay in their comfort zones, sticking with their favorite exercises and the “best” rep range, ...

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TORQ Up Power-Density: A New Twist for Muscle Immensity

Q: I'm torn between heavy training and higher reps [TORQ]. I like ending bodyparts with lighter-weight, high-rep sets for longer tension times and more pump, and now I'm hearing that ALL-high-rep workouts are best. I'm almost 30, but I want to grow as fast as possible. Should I try all-high-rep training for a while, or is that more for when I'm older and can't train heavy anymore?

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Arm-Building Secrets of the Pros

Disclaimer: I intentionally misled you with the title to get your attention. There really are no “secrets” of the pros when it comes to arm training. After discussing the subject at length with a few hundred professional and top amateur ...

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Get Abs Like Arnold With These 4 Exercises

by Arnold Schwarzenegger as told to Gene Mozee This article originally appeared in the November 1993 Issue of IRON MAN Magazine The first thing you see when you look at a well-developed body is the midsection—that’s where the eyes are ...

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Federica Bellli

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Federica Bellli Lives the Fitness Lifestyle With Passion From the gym to television and cinema, from Paolo Bonolis to Pamela Anderson, from Città di Castello to the United States, Italy’s Federica Belli is increasingly in the spotlight. Her love of ...

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Bodyfat Gone, Muscle Mass On: Best Gym Moves Now

Q: I got your updated 4X Mass Workout 2.0. I love the [higher-rep] TORQ method and 4X combo workouts. I feel it working already–the burn is intense. Question: I’m now trying to drop fat and build muscle, so will those [higher reps] help or should I include negative-accentuated [X-centric] sets too?

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March 2013 Issue Preview

[IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] Our March issue is jam-packed with training excitement— tips you can use to get huge. Like an interview with Mr. America Doug Brignole and his crazy new high-rep ...

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Abs for Life Part 2

An Australian sent me a picture a few years ago that I still use in presentations. No, it wasn’t a photo of a newborn child, and it wasn’t a shot of him wrestling a crocodile; it showed a week’s worth ...

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Jen Jewell: IM 2013 Swimsuit Spectactular Video

Check out these behind-the-scenes clips of our sizzling swimsuit spectacular, featuring IFBB Bikini Pro, Taylor Matheny and 5 other beautiful hardbodies. To download the full issue for iPhone or iPad, follow the link below: www.ironmanmagazine.com/newsstand IM Insiders can download this ...

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10 Keys to a World-Record Bench Press

During the past 15 years I’ve interviewed hundreds of the best bench pressers in the world. I also have locked out 755 pounds in the bench press. How would you like to bench well over 1,000 pounds? Whether your goal ...

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