Q: I’m interested in some hardcore workouts for my chest, back and arms. I’m not interested in getting any stronger, … continue reading
These are probably the two most common training questions asked around the world: Do I have to bench-press to get … continue reading
Cable crossovers are usually seen only in large, well-equipped gyms or heavy-iron gyms. The cable crossover unit requires a large … continue reading
Q: I really admire your physique as a whole, but your chest is just ridiculous! Your side-chest pose reminds me … continue reading
Q: I have seen flyes performed three different ways: with arms almost straight and a very deep stretch, with arms … continue reading
Q: Broad shoulders get girls’ attention, but mine are narrow. Plus, my delts are flat. Should I do more presses … continue reading
Q: In many of your programs, like the Basic Power-Density Mass Workout, you use only the “ultimate exercise” for most … continue reading
Q: I’m a beginner. The only chest exercise I do is the flat-bench press. Should I add the pec deck? … continue reading
Q: I need more upper-chest mass. I’ve tried barbell and dumbbell incline presses. Do you think incline flyes work better … continue reading
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Q: I want a lat spread like Phil Heath’s. Which exercises are best for that, chins or pulldowns? A: To … continue reading
Q: I have a flat chest. I’ve been using your Positions-of-Flexion training for a while, and it’s given me some … continue reading
Q: I need to develop my inner chest—the cleavage, so to speak. A friend at my gym told me that … continue reading
Q: Recently, IRON MAN has become my favorite mag. I love the X-Rep routines [in Train, Eat, Grow]. I’ve been … continue reading
Q: I’m looking for a good chest and back workout that will give me a great pump. Any suggestions? A: … continue reading
Q: I’ve been looking at the new photos from IRON MAN that you posted on your Facebook pages. Your chest … continue reading
Q: The direct/indirect split is awesome! I think my muscles have always needed more hits per week, but I followed … continue reading
Q. I have about 2 1/2 years of bodybuilding experience, and when I first started lifting, I used the pec … continue reading
Performing end-of-set static holds at the sticking point can do great things for muscle growth.
Nevertheless, extreme hardgainer types may need to lean more toward density than power because of the high-endurance capacity of every major muscle group. They tend to have muscles with fiber compositions similar to calves and forearms and require much more endurance work to trigger growth.
Jay Cutler training in the off-season is a sight to behold. He’s one of the few pros who actually look … continue reading
Only advanced trainees need six to seven days of rest between bodypart hits.
The clinical verdict on the incline press is that it’s a good exercise, but it requires a little technique modification to make it safer
No matter who you are or how long you’ve been training, there are exercises, systems, routines and techniques out there that you haven’t tried yet—and that could put you back on the path to new gains.
A fitness model/fitness trainer/college professor training arms is a totally different animal from a top competitive bodybuilder blasting out curl … continue reading