Getting the Most From the Arnold Press

/ Posted 08.17.2013

Q: When I do Arnold presses, should I use less weight than I do on dumbbell presses? I use 70 … continue reading

Plyometrics for Fat Loss, Zinc Supplements and Testosterone Levels

/ Posted 08.16.2013

Q: Is there any value in performing plyometrics for fat loss? A: I realize that some so-called boot camp programs … continue reading

Merchant of Dreams Joe Weider

/ Posted 08.16.2013

[IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] I first met Joe Weider in 1968 through … continue reading

September 2013 Issue Preview

/ Posted 08.15.2013

Our September issue starts with get-big info from a guy who packed on 60 pounds of muscle in only one year. His friends didn’t recognize him as he went from a skinny Stan to muscleman before age 20.


Q: Do twists with a light unloaded bar help trim the waist?

/ Posted 08.15.2013

Q: I often see guys doing twists with a light, unloaded bar across their shoulders. I’ve been told that they are … continue reading

4 Key Foods to Help you Live Longer

One of the secrets of longevity, aside from having good genetics, is to eat a variety of colorful fruits and … continue reading

Dawn Fernandez

/ Posted 08.14.2013

Photography by Jerry Fredrick Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA Height: 5’6” Weight: 136 off-season; 130 contest Training: Sunday: quads; … continue reading

Take Care of the Big Things

/ Posted 08.13.2013

The other day I got a Facebook message from a young man in India, asking me how to improve his … continue reading

Sweet Treats and Healthy Eats recipe eBook

/ Posted 08.12.2013

You won’t believe these desserts are healthy! The Sweet Treats and Healthy Eats recipe eBook contains 35 healthier versions of … continue reading

Esmey Leon

/ Posted 08.12.2013

Photography by Jerry Fredrick at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA Height: 5’3”     Weight: 115 Age began training: I began … continue reading

Nutrients That Can Increase GH

/ Posted 08.12.2013

Human growth hormone is considered one of the three major anabolic hormones in the body, with the other two being … continue reading

Profanity for Power?

/ Posted 08.11.2013

Does swearing make your workouts better? Consider that many commercial gyms will not tolerate profanity and obnoxious behavior. One successful … continue reading

Q: Should I lean far forward while doing seated low-pulley rows?

/ Posted 08.11.2013

Q: I’ve seen guys at the gym doing seated low-pulley rows as if they are in a boat race—leaning far … continue reading

Losing Loads of BodyFat

/ Posted 08.10.2013

Q: I would like to lose bodyfat and, if possible, build a little muscle at the same time. I’m 39 … continue reading

Ultimate Muscle Fuel for Bodybuilders

/ Posted 08.09.2013

There’s never been a better time to experience the difference that a true superpremium protein formula can make in your … continue reading

Partner Power

/ Posted 08.08.2013

Do you work out with a partner, or do you go solo? If part of the reason you lift is … continue reading

Q: Should I do drops on the last round of TORQ?

Q: I am already growing with your TORQ [tension-overload repetition quantity]. You’ve talked about Mr. America Doug Brignole and his … continue reading

How to Create Your Own Mass Workout

/ Posted 08.07.2013

Q: When putting together your scheme of exercises for a muscle group on a given day, what are some of … continue reading

Q: What exercises will improve my ability to accelerate in football?

/ Posted 08.06.2013

Q: During the summer my son, a junior in high school, can train with me at my gym for about … continue reading

Chromium for Fat Loss

/ Posted 08.05.2013

Chromium is a trace mineral that’s associated with better control of blood glucose levels. How it does that isn’t precisely … continue reading

Uni-angular Tri-sets for Bigger Arms

/ Posted 08.04.2013

Q: I’d like to try a training cycle to bring up my arms, which are lagging behind my other bodyparts. … continue reading

Bodyfat Beat Down

/ Posted 08.03.2013

Researchers tell us that those who brave the scale regularly and monitor their weight are far more successful at controlling … continue reading

Old School, New Muscle

At some point in your life you will no longer be able to train heavy. Or maybe you’ll just be … continue reading

At-Ease Squeeze

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, you can squeeze yourself out of a stressful situation and improve performance—like lifting … continue reading

Pepper Your Cardio

/ Posted 08.02.2013

You may have heard that peppering your food can increase your metabolism. Well, it’s true, and it can work even … continue reading

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