Muscle Mastery Pt 2

This time abs and arms get the one-best-exercise treatment—but first let’s hit Doug up about his current diet philosophy.

Muscle Beach Breakfast Club

/ Posted 11.15.2014

[IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] I have been a part of Muscle Beach … continue reading

Ezine #905: Rhythm Method for More Muscle Hypertrophy

I’ve been doing mostly compound exercises with X-centric on the first set, two standard sets, and speed on the last one. I notice you’ve been doing two X-centric sets instead of one. Is that better?

James Ellis: Midwest Muscle Man

/ Posted 11.12.2014

by Dan Albert Photography by Michael Neveux   James Ellis’ self-described nerd-to-body of steel transformation came during his years as … continue reading

Bodyweight BS

/ Posted 11.07.2014

“What are you weighing these days?” “What weight are you gonna come in at?” If you’re a bodybuilder, you have … continue reading

December 2014 Table of Contents

/ Posted 11.05.2014

[CLICK HERE to download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] This month we hit up James Ellis with … continue reading


Lee Haney Iron Man Interview Part 1 (2010)

/ Posted 11.03.2014

8-Time Mr Olympia Lee Haney talks with Lonnie Teper at the 2010 Mr Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada

Get More Grow Days: Part 1

/ Posted 10.25.2014

One of the misconceptions many bodybuilders have is that the more they train, the more they will grow—that the more … continue reading

Iron Man Magazine What Inspires You

/ Posted 10.24.2014

Ezine #902: Heavy/Light, X-centric Sets and Muscle Hypertrophy

I really like X-centric sets [lifting in one second and lowering in six]. Great muscle feel and pump. I’m getting ready to use a version of the Heavy/Light program in X-traordinary Muscle-Building Workouts I just got. My question is, If I want to use an X-centric set or two for each bodypart, should they go on heavy day or light day?

Social Media Sensation Paige Hathaway

/ Posted 10.15.2014

With more than 1 million followers on Instagram, Paige Hathaway has etched herself into the social media landscape. It all … continue reading

Bodybuilding Wisdom

/ Posted 10.15.2014

[IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] I’m preparing to give a 30-minute presentation on … continue reading

Fokken Great Delts

/ Posted 10.10.2014

IM: We’ll start with your stats. What are your age, height and ripped bodyweight? BF: Thirty-four, 6’1”, 196 pounds. IM: What … continue reading

November 2014 Table of Contents

/ Posted 10.08.2014

This month we do the Q&A thing with Brandan Fokken. What an eye-popping build! Brandan lays out motivation tips and tricks and shares the shoulder routine that built his delts into radically round orbs of sinew.


Build Insane Strength

/ Posted 10.07.2014

I’ve got a workout for you that’s very simple and very challenging—and it’s going to push the limits of what … continue reading

Ezine #897: Speed Muscle Growth

/ Posted 10.03.2014

Q: I tried DP 4X on my big midrange exercise with a speed drop set after the last one. Wow, what an amazing feel and pump. I do behind-the-neck presses for delts. Can I use it on those too if I’m careful?

Q&A: The Best Advice for Bodybuilding Neophytes

/ Posted 10.02.2014

Q: I’m 19 years old and just starting out as a bodybuilder. What’s the best advice you can give me? … continue reading

Multiple Exercise Sessions and Growth Hormone

/ Posted 10.02.2014

While you still see many articles about how to boost anabolic hormones, such as testosterone and growth hormone, during exercise, … continue reading

Screaming Intensity

/ Posted 10.01.2014

Q: What’s your opinion on people who scream loudly during the last few reps of a set? I ask because … continue reading

Should You Be Training as Much as the Pros?

/ Posted 09.29.2014

The average readers of bodybuilding magazines are not pros, yet the routines presented to them, which they, theoretically, are supposed … continue reading

Heavy Duty Rest/Pause

Back in my younger days I was a Mike Mentzer fan, reading, absorbing and applying everything he wrote about his … continue reading

What is Constant-Tension Timed Sets

/ Posted 09.26.2014

What is an advanced training technique for destroying plateaus? Answer: Constant-tension timed sets! Stop counting reps. I repeat, stop counting … continue reading

Antagonistic Supersets

/ Posted 09.25.2014

Q: What do you think about supersetting opposing muscles? I read that Arnold liked supersetting chest and back, but is … continue reading

Meal Timing for the Thinking Bodybuilder

/ Posted 09.24.2014

Australian writer and composer Tim Minchin delivered a graduation address at The University of Western Australia last year that became … continue reading

A Bodybuilder’s Physique Training Three Days a Week?

Q: I’m in my early 40s and have limited time to train—three days a week max. I can get to … continue reading

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