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Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

/ Posted 11.14.2012

Who says that we have to wait for fall to enjoy pumpkin? Packed with vitamin A and found conveniently on … continue reading

Front-to-Back Lower-Body Power Hit

/ Posted 11.14.2012

Q: Is it okay to do back squats and front squats in the same workout? Would it simply be better … continue reading

A Tribute to Sergio Oliva

/ Posted 11.14.2012

You will read many overlapping stories about Sergio and several threads will be a part of all of them. First … continue reading

Upper-Body Mass From the Back

/ Posted 11.13.2012

Q: In the Positions-of-Flexion exercise matrix [in 3D Muscle Building] you don’t have any midrange moves listed for midback. Instead you say, “covered with lat midrange work.” But I know I’ve seen behind-the-neck pulldowns in some of your workouts as a midrange exercise. Should I not use it? Is it dangerous?

High Protein and Your Kidneys

/ Posted 11.13.2012

One of the most enduring critiques of high-protein diets is that they are hard on the kidneys. On a superficial … continue reading

If I’m drug-free, how often should I train each bodypart?

/ Posted 11.12.2012

Q: I’ve been involved in training since I was 14. I’m 40 now. I’ve never touched steroids, and for the … continue reading

Smart Bark

Pycnogenol, an antioxidant extract from the bark of French maritime pine trees, can increase cognitive power. According to the March … continue reading

Cuddle to De-stress

/ Posted 11.11.2012

Frequent sex can be healthy and prolong life—so says Dr. Oz, who reveals that he and his wife get busy … continue reading

Bigger Leaner Results with 4X and X-centric Sets

Q: I started using your 4X Mass Workout a few months ago, and I added negative-accentuated [or X-centric] sets for … continue reading

Is it necessary to get more carbs when I use 4X?

Q: Because 4X mass training expands the sarcoplasm [energy fluid] in muscle fibers, is it necessary to get more carbs … continue reading

Better Zs, Less Disease

We know that erratic sleep can prevent optimal muscle growth. Part of the reason may be that you get less … continue reading

Stacy Naito

/ Posted 11.08.2012

Height: 5’5” Weight: 118 Age: 45 Bodypart split: Monday: legs; Tuesday: shoulders, triceps; Wednesday: back, biceps; Thursday: legs; Friday: chest, … continue reading

Mike O’Hearn Interview

/ Posted 11.07.2012

Filmed on location at Dave Fisher’s Powerhouse Gym in Torrance, CA

Steroid Machines Inside Muscles

/ Posted 11.07.2012

Dehydroepiandrosterone, or DHEA, is the most abundant circulating androgen in the blood—with 100-times-higher levels than any other circulating steroid, including … continue reading

Q&A: Would Adding More Workouts Help Me Get Bigger?

Q: I’m thinking about taking my workouts from five a week to six. I’ve read that Ronnie [Coleman] and Jay … continue reading

Is Bread the Staff of Life?

/ Posted 11.05.2012

People often ask me for my “feelings” about eating bread. Those would be concern, doubt and disappointment. Besides the health … continue reading

Hold Cold to Pump Up

/ Posted 11.05.2012

Cooling your palms appears to promote more energized workouts with more fat loss. According to the June ’12 Bottom Line … continue reading

Why do I have the Stinkiest Sweat?

/ Posted 11.03.2012

According to the June ’12 Prevention, sweat that’s caused by stress is stinkier than the sweat you release when you’re … continue reading

Jarring Juice Stat

/ Posted 11.02.2012

According to the June ’12 Bottom Line Health, a study of almost 2,000 people found that those who drank more … continue reading

Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 3

/ Posted 11.02.2012

The question usually comes up: Is there a place in a strength program for higher reps? The answer is, absolutely. … continue reading

Testosterone Booster With Estrogen Control

More testosterone? Yes, please. Bodybuilders know that more T equals a rise in strength and size, so optimizing your levels … continue reading

December 2012 Issue Preview

/ Posted 10.31.2012

Our December issue takes a barbarian bent toward more muscle. We check in with Mike O’Hearn and his powerpacked animal … continue reading

Multi-Hit Mass Workouts

/ Posted 10.31.2012

Q: I’m new to your Positions-of-Flexion mass training, but it makes a lot of sense. I just got the POF e-book 3D Muscle Building, and I’ve tried most of the bodypart routines. Maassive pump. Should I always use that exercise order–midrange, stretch then contracted–for best muscle-size gains?

Q: Why do you keep harping on drugs and genetics?

/ Posted 10.31.2012

Q: Why do you keep harping on drugs and genetics? To hell with drugs and genetics. I’m going to develop … continue reading

Is there really anything special about the bent-over barbell row?

/ Posted 10.30.2012

Q: Is there really anything special about the bent-over barbell row? I’ve injured my back many times on this exercise. … continue reading

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