Category: Training

Bodybuilding Is Not a Race

/ Posted 08.29.2014

A lot of young guys I talk with these days want to get huge. I can relate to that. So … continue reading

Fast Arm Building Workouts

/ Posted 08.28.2014

Every gym has a guy who has the biggest arms—the man with the largest biceps and triceps. Here’s a two-week … continue reading

Best Between-Sets Rest for Mass

/ Posted 08.26.2014

Q: I see everything from 30 seconds to four minutes as the best rest to take after each set.  Which … continue reading

Triple-Threat Mass-Building Sets

Q: I’ve been training for about 20 years (I’m 44), and I’m getting my 14-year-old son into it. He’s been … continue reading

I’m a runner and want to stay in shape but don’t want to be too bulky.

/ Posted 08.21.2014

Q: After years of running, I’m looking to make a change. What can I do to stay in shape? I … 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

Diego Sebastian Arm Training

/ Posted 08.18.2014

Diego Sebastian has a burning passion for training, and it shows in the smokin-hot body he displays. The Buenos Aires–born, … continue reading

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Building Delts With Muscle Splits

/ Posted 08.17.2014

Q: How can I set up a muscle split that has me training four days a week—Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and … continue reading

Incline Facing-Away Pushdowns

/ Posted 08.11.2014

The standard pushdown is a very good exercise for the triceps, but if you want to develop truly mind-blowing triceps … continue reading

Advantages of the Dumbbell Bench Press

/ Posted 08.06.2014

Q: I can barbell bench-press 260 pounds for six reps. What should I be able to handle for the same … continue reading

Calf Quest

/ Posted 08.04.2014

Q: I’m confused. How many muscles are in the calves? Can you explain the different calf muscles and the best … continue reading

Rounder-Delt Pounder

In the January ’14 issue I sang the praises of one-arm cable laterals as being one of the best exercise … continue reading

The Key Mistake That Slows Gains

/ Posted 08.01.2014

Q: What do you think is the most important aspect of a workout to keep in mind? What do most … continue reading

One Intra-Set Change to Jack Up Muscle Gains

Q: I love 4X because it’s 10 reps per set. I get the “hypertrophic tension time” of more than 40 seconds on every set. My workout partner likes DP 4X better, adding weight each set as the reps decrease (12-10-8-6).

How much protein should CrossFitters eat per day?

/ Posted 07.31.2014

Q: How much protein should CrossFitters eat per day? A: Most estimates put the average minimum daily protein requirement at … continue reading

Keys to Getting Big

/ Posted 07.30.2014

Q: I love training heavy. That’s the best way to get big, right? A: The types of muscle fibers that … continue reading

Arnold’s Championship Training Secrets: Sky-High Bi’s

/ Posted 07.29.2014

This special feature honors Arnold’s 67th birthday on July 30—and what better way to party than to train biceps with … continue reading

Fast Reps, Faster Mass Gains?

Q: In The Ultimate Super Size Crash Course you talk about how doing a speed [or X-celeration] set immediately after … continue reading

Does it matter which you muscle group train first?

/ Posted 07.26.2014

Most of us train more than one muscle group in a workout, unless we train seven days a week and … continue reading

Getting Your Offspring to Hit the Gym

/ Posted 07.24.2014

How do I get my kids to work out? That’s a question I get fairly often from fellow parents. The … continue reading

What’s the best time of day to train for maximum strength gains?

/ Posted 07.22.2014

Q. What’s the best time of day to train for maximum  strength gains? A: It’s not clear that there is … continue reading

Why do I see so many guys in the gym walking around with a gallon jug of water?

/ Posted 07.19.2014

Q: Why do I see so many guys in the gym walking around with a gallon jug of water?  A: … continue reading

Grow With the Flow

/ Posted 07.17.2014

We can’t eat air, but the concept of breathing has become just as vital during training as are food and … continue reading

Pre-Ex 3X Supersets: Getting More Veiny Size

Q: I use Pre-Ex 3X supersets when I can. Removing the weak-link muscle makes so much sense as a way … continue reading

Low Reps for Leg Mass?

/ Posted 07.15.2014

Q: I’ve been reading a lot about natural bodybuilding and really enjoying your articles and the info that you share. … continue reading

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