Category: Goal Setting

Are You Stimulating or Annihilating?

/ Posted 09.17.2013

I get to speak with eight-time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney often, and that’s a real honor for me. He was … continue reading

The Real Secret to Motivation

/ Posted 06.28.2013

Q: These days I find myself to be completely unmotivated in the gym. How can I keep myself motivated and … continue reading

Should I use mental imagery and visualization for bodybuilding?

/ Posted 04.17.2013

Q: What’s your opinion of mental imagery and visualization for bodybuilding? Some athletes use those methods to help with sports … continue reading

What I Would Tell the Younger Me

/ Posted 04.10.2013

Hindsight is 20/20, and for now time travel is merely a fantasy. If I could go back in time to … continue reading

The Secrets of Creating a New You

/ Posted 10.13.2012

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

Create Your Own Masterpiece of Muscle

/ Posted 08.29.2012

I was looking for something in my basement the other day when I stumbled across some old photos and assorted … continue reading

The Elite Trainer

Are you a personal trainer looking for a synthesis of the latest in strength-training facts, methods and programs? A guide … continue reading

Is There Such a Thing as “Correct Form”?

/ Posted 06.07.2012

In several of my conversations with four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler, one topic that has come up regularly is the … continue reading

Building Mass Naturally

/ Posted 03.17.2012

Q: I think natural bodybuilders lose too much muscle for contests. It seems that in order to get down to … continue reading

The Rules Are, There Ain’t No Rules

/ Posted 02.14.2012

A few weeks out from Jay Cutler’s attempt to win his fifth Mr. Olympia title, I was on the phone … continue reading

Don’t Give Up!

/ Posted 02.07.2012

Q: I was really doing great with my training and diet this year, but some family recently moved in with … continue reading

Muscle Stretch and Timing

Q: When should I stretch? I know that’s important, so should I do it before or after my weight workout? … continue reading


Cardio: Burn Fat, Not Muscle

/ Posted 02.03.2012

For years I had the typical bodybuilding more-is-better frame of mind when it came to using cardio to get in … continue reading


Q&A: Frills Exercise and Packing On Lat Size

/ Posted 01.10.2012

Q: I’ve been training for a few years, but I still don’t have even 15-inch arms, let alone the 17-inch-plus … continue reading


Fat-Off, Muscle-On Workouts

/ Posted 11.07.2011

Q: I’m a 36-year-old aspiring bodybuilder, and I have a couple of questions. I’m very new to thinking about a … continue reading

Two-a-Day Workouts

/ Posted 11.05.2011

Q: My gym is near my house, and I can train twice a day, early morning and early evening. How … continue reading

Y Is an X-Frame Mandatory?

/ Posted 09.16.2011

The ideal in bodybuilding used to be to develop the most exaggerated V-taper possible. The V-taper is essentially the structural … continue reading


Train Like Jay Cutler

/ Posted 09.14.2011

Q: Two years ago when I was 16 I decided to dedicate 10 years of my life to building a … continue reading


10 Tips for Lagging Muscles

/ Posted 09.04.2011

Q: If you were trying to get a stubborn muscle group to grow, what would you list as the top … continue reading


Motivation and Determination

/ Posted 08.15.2011

The thing that’s kept me most motivated over the years and spurs me to get into the condition that you see in this magazine is competition


Do What Needs to Get Done Now

/ Posted 05.08.2011

How badly do you want to build an outstanding physique? How hard are you willing to work to achieve it? … continue reading


Bodybuilding’s Bottom Line

/ Posted 04.12.2011

No matter what training routine you adopt, equipment you use, food you eat, supplements you take or how knowledgeable you … continue reading


Broser’s Rules for Success

/ Posted 04.03.2011

Q: My goal is to become a drug-free bodybuilding champion, one day earning a pro card in one or more … continue reading


Overtraining and Optimal Gaining

/ Posted 02.28.2011

Q: My question is about overtraining. Here’s my current program: Monday: quads, hams, calves; Tuesday: lats, lower back; Wednesday: chest; … continue reading


Beginner’s Bliss, Part 3

/ Posted 12.29.2010

It was Saturday, four weeks since I’d seen Arnie. I dropped by the gym while he was working out. After … continue reading

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