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  • The Art of the Comeback

    I hate confessions, but it’s only fair that I admit, right up front, that this article did not turn out the...

    Iron Man MagazineDecember 9, 2014
  • Ryan Stafford: Bony to Brawny

    This month’s impressive body transformer is Ryan Stafford. His before and after photos were taken about three years apart. During that...

    Iron Man MagazineDecember 7, 2014
  • B-72 Without a Plan or Propellers

    I just returned from my first workout after a long layoff. I didn’t choose the layoff; it chose me. Those bumps...

    Dave DraperNovember 28, 2014
  • The Conventional Deadlift

    In the beginning—in the world before Universal Gyms, Nautilus and personal trainers—everyone who wanted to get stronger did deadlifts. Oddly enough,...

    Bill StarrNovember 19, 2014
  • Iron Man Magazine What Inspires You

    Iron Man MagazineOctober 24, 2014
  • Mike Mentzer Heavy Duty Rest/Pause

    Back in my younger days I was a Mike Mentzer fan, reading, absorbing and applying everything he wrote about his Heavy...

    Steve HolmanSeptember 27, 2014
  • The Power of Prime-Time Vision

    Martial arts legend Bruce Lee knew the purpose and importance of having vision. “A goal is not always meant to be...

    Iron Man MagazineSeptember 19, 2014
  • How to Stay Motivated for Life

    Most of us who are now middle-aged began training when we were kids, typically between ages 13 and 16. Think back...

    Ron HarrisSeptember 5, 2014
  • The Hepburn Routine

    In 1969, Wes Woo, the coach of the Canadian team that competed in the ’68 Olympics in Mexico City, invited Bob...

    Bill StarrAugust 16, 2014
  • A Guide to Building a Rock-Solid Physique and a Life

    You may recognize this guy. He stumbles out of bed feeling as though he hasn’t slept. That’s because he really hasn’t....

    Vince Del MonteJuly 28, 2014
  • Counting Sets and Reps and Other Blessings

    You know you’re in the somber winter stretch when it’s dark at 5:15 and you’re digging around your wardrobe for a...

    Dave DraperJuly 20, 2014
  • Timed Squats

    When we were competing in Olympic lifting as members of the York Barbell team, Tommy Suggs and I devised a program...

    Bill StarrJune 25, 2014
  • Motivation for a Mass Detonation

    Motivation seems to be a huge issue for a lot of people I talk with. They often ask me how I...

    Ron HarrisMay 22, 2014
  • Sex With Your Workouts?

    • Working out is sexy—well, maybe not while you’re doing it, at least most exercises, but the results you get can...

    Iron Man MagazineApril 27, 2014
  • Let’s Not Train and Say We Did

    Since our last conversation life has happened with regularity and normalcy. Shadows lengthened over familiar landscapes, fragrant flora awash in pure...

    Dave DraperMarch 29, 2014