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Food Facts

/ Posted 01.16.2012

Pistachios may help your leanness. A recent University of California, Los Angeles, study found that subjects who ate the nuts … continue reading

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Genetic Limit to Muscle Growth

/ Posted 01.16.2012

Q: I have a few questions. First, how do you get into photo shoots, and do you make a lot … continue reading

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FD/FS Mass-Building Success

/ Posted 01.15.2012

Q: I recently purchased your FD/FS e-book [at X-Workouts.com], and after two weeks on the program I’m smiling like a … continue reading

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Love That Leucine

/ Posted 01.14.2012

Of the essential amino acids leucine is perhaps the single most important for us exercising folk. Why? Well, as they … continue reading

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Cauliflower Mashed Faux-tatoes

/ Posted 01.13.2012

South Beach, Atkins and the Zone are all diets that call for low to no carbs, which can leave you … continue reading

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Personal Trainer Competence

/ Posted 01.13.2012

Q: How to do you assess whether a personal trainer/strength coach is competent? A: It’s very easy. Can his female … continue reading

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John Hansen Barbell Row How-to

/ Posted 01.12.2012

Barbell Row How-to with John Hansen

John Hansen Demonstrates Shrugs

/ Posted 01.11.2012

New Citrus Blast

/ Posted 01.11.2012

MetraGeniX, maker of the award-winning 2:1 protein bars, has added energy to protein with the introduction of its first 2:1 … continue reading

Q&A: Frills Exercise and Packing On Lat Size

/ Posted 01.10.2012

Q: I’ve been training for a few years, but I still don’t have even 15-inch arms, let alone the 17-inch-plus … continue reading

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IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #621: Fire Up Your 4 Fat-Burning Pathways: Get Your Six-Pack Back

/ Posted 01.09.2012

Subject: IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #621: Fire Up Your 4 Fat-Burning Pathways: Get Your Six-Pack Back ========================================== TRY THIS AT … continue reading

POF Chest Routine

Q: I have a flat chest. I’ve been using your Positions-of-Flexion training for a while, and it’s given me some … continue reading

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Lateral Raises and Shoulder Trauma

/ Posted 01.09.2012

The lateral raise—a.k.a. lateral or side lateral—is one of the most common shoulder exercises. It doesn’t take long for any … continue reading

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The Bench Press Revisited Doowap Dowah

/ Posted 01.08.2012

I took a sentimental journey this past Sunday. It was warm, the skies were blue, and the gym was empty at … continue reading

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Calcium for Fat Loss

/ Posted 01.07.2012

A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials reveals that taking calcium may yield a weight loss of around 1.5 kilograms per year, … continue reading

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Bodybuilding.com $100,000 12-Week Transformation Challenge

/ Posted 01.06.2012

Meridian, ID – January 4, 2011 – Bodybuilding.com, the most-visited bodybuilding and fitness site and largest online retailer of nutritional … continue reading

Elevated Cortisol Where You Least Expect It

/ Posted 01.06.2012

Bodybuilders seem obsessed with cortisol, which is an adrenal steroid hormone. That means that like testosterone and estrogen, as well … continue reading

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To Bulk or Not to Bulk?

/ Posted 01.05.2012

Q: I bought your book and am reading it. Currently I’m in a big dilemma. First, I’m 23 years old, … continue reading

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John Hansen’s Diet to Get in Shape

/ Posted 01.04.2012

John Hansen Talks about changing his diet to get in shape

Carbs, Exercise and the Fountain of Youth

/ Posted 01.04.2012

Cynthia Kenyon, Ph.D., of the University of California at San Francisco, recently conducted a study on genetic triggers of -lifespan. … continue reading

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Derek Duszynski

/ Posted 01.04.2012

Age: 28  Weight: 225 contest; 240 off-season  Height: 6’ Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico Residence: Santa Monica, California Occupation: Personal trainer, … continue reading

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Bodybuilding’s Numbers Game

/ Posted 01.03.2012

Q: What do you think of the 10-8-6 program? I started lifting in the ’70s, and health clubs commonly prescribed … continue reading

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Getting Back Into Bodybuilding, Part 2

/ Posted 01.02.2012

Part 1 of my answer to the following question appeared in last month’s column. Here is the question again and … continue reading

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Internet Drug Dealers

/ Posted 01.01.2012

It’s never been easy to get anabolic steroids legally. Soon after juicing became routine for athletes in the mid-1960s, steroid … continue reading

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Big and Ripped Quick: X-centric-Only Workouts

Q: I’ve gotten new growth recently by using X-centric sets for arms. I started getting good soreness after every workout, … continue reading

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