Q: Did you originate the word hardgainer? Isn’t there a danger that bodybuilders who label themselves hardgainers will end up … continue reading
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Q: I understand that heavy weight isn’t important for maximum muscle growth. Can you tell me what I should include in my workouts to build the most mass possible in the shortest time. I want to get bigger.
If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing right. I can’t remember if my dad told me that when … continue reading
Q: What do you think of the Bradford press for developing shoulders? A: The Bradford press is named after Jim … continue reading
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Q: I just got your new e-book, Pre-Ex 3X. Fantastic stuff. I’m using the Ultimate Mass-Building Split you outline in … continue reading
It was 2008. IRON MAN Publisher John Balik glanced at me in the lobby of the Orleans Hotel in Las … continue reading
Q: I’m curious to know if you lock out your reps on exercises like presses, extensions and pushdowns or keep … continue reading
Q: I increased my food intake to five meals a day a few months ago and thought I was making … continue reading
Back when I was beginning my undergraduate work at Northwestern University, my then-training partner, Tom Deters, and I would regularly … continue reading
There was a time when the fans of pro bodybuilding were nearly all people who lived the bodybuilding lifestyle. That … continue reading
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Q: In the new Size Surge 2.0 e-book,Phase 1 is all heavy sets. I don’t have any joint problems, but I love [moderate-weight, growth-threshold] 4X training. I’ve gained over 5 pounds of muscle in 6 weeks with it. I don’t want to give it up completely now, but I do want to go on the 10-week Size Surge program. Can I use the same combination approach in Phase 1 that you outline in the new Phase 2 chapters; that is, heavy work on the big exercises and 4X on the more isolated ones?
It’s Sunday afternoon, and the gym’s serene call echoes in my ear. “Clank, Thud. Get your butt here now, or … continue reading
If you follow the high-carb mantra touted by the American Heart Association, the realization eventually hits your cortex that it … continue reading
You know that bread is high in carbs. Then there’s the gluten thing—most people have some type of allergic reaction … continue reading
L-carnitine is best known for its role in transporting fatty acids into the mitochondria, where fat-burning takes place. Recently, researchers … continue reading