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  • Strength Training Might Be Better For Getting Ripped

    New research suggests that the barbell might be a better tool for getting ripped than the treadmill. Just a few weeks...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 4, 2015
  • Dumbbell Pullovers: Bad for Your Abs?

    The dumbbell pullover is an exercise that you usually see in hardcore gyms and somewhat less frequently in the more upscale...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.July 29, 2015
  • Best Moves for the Core

    Q: What are the best exercises for the lower back, glutes and abs? A: This really is a very subjective question...

    Ben WhiteFebruary 23, 2015
  • Q: What other muscles are in the abdominal wall besides the six-pack muscle?

    Q: What other muscles are in the abdominal wall besides the six-pack muscle? A: There are four parts to the abdominal...

    Stuart McRobertJune 18, 2013
  • Training for Muscle and Leanness

    Q: I’ve noticed that your abs are not just ripped—they look like bricks. Did you always have thick abdominal muscles? I...

    Eric BroserJune 11, 2013
  • The Shape of Things to Come

    Many trainees ask me how they can develop their abs and pecs to look like Jay Cutler’s or those of some...

    Stuart McRobertMarch 26, 2013
  • How to Score Six-Pack Abs, Part 2

    Last month I discussed the function of the abdominal muscles and how to make them look thicker, as well as training...

    Iron Man MagazineMarch 25, 2013
  • Ab Exercises: the Good, the Bad and the Dangerous

    Just because you can perform an exercise doesn’t mean you should. There are many abdominal exercises, and most trainees perform almost...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.January 3, 2013
  • Swiss Ball for Abs: Hit or Miss?

    Q: What is your opinion of using a Swiss ball to perform crunches? A: You have to be careful when performing...

    Charles PoliquinOctober 15, 2012
  • How to Get Awesome Abs

    Q: How can I make my abs look like those of the pros? A: Abs are the one bodypart that a...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 19, 2012
  • Titanic Triceps and Freaky Abs

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

    Dave GoodinJuly 31, 2012
  • 4 Secrets to Staying Lean Year Round

    Q: I want to thank you. I got your X-treme Lean and Fat-to-Muscle Workout. Following the training methods and diet advice...

    Steve HolmanJuly 24, 2012
  • Best Ab Workout—Once a Week

    Q: I’m getting ready to start on the Size Surge program, but I see that abs only get hit once a...

    Steve HolmanApril 29, 2012
  • Secrets to Six-Pack Abs

    Q: I’ve been doing six sets each of five exercises for my waist, six days a week, and I still can’t...

    Stuart McRobertApril 20, 2012
  • Q&A: Ab Shapes and Muscle-Building Debates

    Q: What exactly do the pros do when they work on the shape of their abs? A: I doubt that they...

    Stuart McRobertFebruary 19, 2012