Should Iron Men Take Extra Iron?

/ Posted 05.27.2012

It’s no secret that iron helps keep the blood oxygenated, which equates to improved energy and recovery. Iron also has … continue reading

Cheat to Victory

/ Posted 05.26.2012

In the upcoming e-book Old School, New Body™, authors Steve Holman, yours truly and John Rowley suggest renaming your so-called … continue reading

POF Variation for Muscle Mass and Power

Q: I’ve been a fan of your logical Positions-of-Flexion mass training for years. It has transformed my physique. I wanted … continue reading

Co-Q10 Helps Reduce Muscle Damage

/ Posted 05.24.2012

Co-enzyme Q10—also known as ubiquinone—is a powerful antioxidant found in every cell of the body, where it has important functions … continue reading

Supercharged Oatmeal

You probably know that oatmeal is an excellent choice for breakfast. A bowl has around 20 grams of slow-releasing carbs, … continue reading

IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #657: How to Phase In Amazing Muscle Size, Strength and Power

/ Posted 05.23.2012

Subject: IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #657: How to Phase In Amazing Muscle Size, Strength and Power ========================================== TRY THIS AT … continue reading


/ Posted 05.23.2012

Labrada Nutrition, the most trusted name in sports nutrition, is getting rave reviews for its HICA-MAX Muscle Growth Stimulator. With … continue reading

Muscle Size & Feel

Q: Your 4X training is fantastic. It has me growing again, and it’s perfect with 3-way POF. My question is … continue reading

The Muscle-Building Joy of Soy

/ Posted 05.22.2012

Soy protein has been around since about the time Jesse Owens was kicking some major German ass in Berlin, at … continue reading

Rise Up, Lift Weights, Be Strong

/ Posted 05.21.2012

I ’m at that point in my training where I don’t know if I’m building myself up or wearing myself … continue reading

Caffeine Gene

/ Posted 05.21.2012

Have you noticed how some people can drink coffee after dinner and have no problem sleeping, while others sip the … continue reading


/ Posted 05.20.2012

Regular readers of this column know that I have discussed various herbal substances that are reputed to boost testosterone. Most … continue reading

Solutions for Elbow-Pain

/ Posted 05.19.2012

I’ve addressed training-related inner- and outer-elbow pain several times in past columns. Inner-elbow pain often occurs at a bony prominence … continue reading

O Happy Days

/ Posted 05.18.2012

The National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago found that couples aged 30 to 59 who describe themselves … continue reading

Joint Rejuvenators

/ Posted 05.18.2012

According to the December ’11 Bottom Line Health, ginger and tumeric supplements can help relieve knee pain. The results of … continue reading

Oksana Grishina

/ Posted 05.17.2012

STATS Height: 5’4" Age: 33 Weight: 118 to 120 pounds Hometown: Kaliningrad, Russia Current residence: Irvine, California Occupation: Personal trainer, … continue reading

Steroids: Instant Results for the Right-Now Generation

/ Posted 05.17.2012

I had just finished up the first exercise of my back workout, barbell rows, when a young guy walked up … continue reading

Training Legs to Beef Up Arms?

/ Posted 05.16.2012

Q: I’ve heard that I should work my legs to help me to grow bigger arms. How can that be … continue reading

Character and Charisma: Bob Kennedy

/ Posted 05.15.2012

Late in 1975, I sent Bob Kennedy, unsolicited, a few photos of Arnold that I had shot just before he … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.15.2012

Broccoli is often thought of as a superfood because of its cancer-fighting abilities. Now you can supercharge those disease-busting effects, … continue reading

Amanda Jackson

/ Posted 05.15.2012

Age: 36 Weight: 110 contest; 126 off-season Height: 5’2” Hometown: St. Maurice, Indiana Current residence: Venice, California Occupation: Animal trainer … continue reading

Natasha Yi

/ Posted 05.14.2012

To install this desktop background on your computer: PC: Click on the photo, wait for the photo to load and … continue reading

Training for Cuts

/ Posted 05.14.2012

Q. I know that in your normal training you use relatively low overall volume, at least compared to most high-level … continue reading

Pro Bodybuilding High-Volume Workouts

/ Posted 05.12.2012

Q: Are the high-volume workouts used by pro bodybuilders in the 1970s effective? A: The bodybuilding magazines of the ’70s … continue reading

Girlie Viray

/ Posted 05.12.2012

Age: 32 Weight: 100 contest; 110 off-season Height: 5’1” Hometown: Lingayen Pangasinan, Philippines Current residence: Temecula, California Occupation: Hairstylist; also … continue reading