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  • Just Get There

    It’s Sunday afternoon, and the gym’s serene call echoes in my ear. “Clank, Thud. Get your butt here now, or pay...

    Dave DraperNovember 26, 2012
  • Can You Learn From the Masters?

    Apprenticeship is an age-old tradition that has gotten lost in modern society. For centuries apprentices from all walks of life would...

    John RowleyNovember 21, 2012
  • Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 3

    The question usually comes up: Is there a place in a strength program for higher reps? The answer is, absolutely. I...

    Bill StarrNovember 2, 2012
  • Muscle Does Not Evaporate Overnight

    Most of us know that we should take periodic breaks from training simply to let our minds and bodies rest and...

    Ron HarrisOctober 14, 2012
  • The Secrets of Creating a New You

    Let’s face it: There’s never been a more perfect time to take action and get into amazing shape. With all of...

    Lee LabradaOctober 13, 2012
  • Set Goals to Grow

    Goal setting is extremely important for success. As Ben Franklin famously said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”...

    Charles PoliquinSeptember 30, 2012
  • Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 2

    I am a big fan of the five-sets-of-five system. For example, your bench press progression might go something like 135, 175, 195,...

    Bill StarrSeptember 22, 2012
  • Things Aren’t So Bad

    In a world filled with instantaneous information, it’s easy to become pessimistic. You see a lot of bad stuff happening as...

    Steve HolmanSeptember 18, 2012
  • Dream Big, Live Big

    I remember the days when I would hear my friends and family share their dreams—all the things they wanted to accomplish and...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 13, 2012
  • Secret of Success

    I definitely believe that there is something special that separates the excellent from the adequate not only in bodybuilding but in...

    Eric BroserJuly 2, 2012
  • Persistence Pays Off

    A thought occurred to me the other day—and not for the first time. As the years go by, however, this thought...

    Ron HarrisJune 29, 2012
  • Exercise for Brain Size

    The best brain-building exercise is aerobics, and it must be vigorous. Casual walking is not enough: “You need to exercise hard...

    Butch LebowitzJune 5, 2012
  • Rise Up, Lift Weights, Be Strong

    I ’m at that point in my training where I don’t know if I’m building myself up or wearing myself out....

    Dave DraperMay 21, 2012
  • Million Dollar Muscle

    Intriguing. Engaging. Compelling. All of those words describe Million Dollar Muscle by Adrian James Tan, Ph.D., and Doug Brignole. No, this...

    Steve HolmanMay 10, 2012
  • Is Your Bad Attitude Holding You Back?

    It took me many years to start letting go of jealousy and envy, but once I did, I instantly began seeing...

    Ron HarrisMay 9, 2012