Q: I’m Ahmed from Egypt. I’m 16 years old, and I’ve just started training. My height is 5’8 1/2”, and my weight is 106 pounds. I’ve read that everyone has a specific capacity for gaining lean mass, and the idea ...Read More »
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This is, quite simply, one of the best chest exercises you’ll ever do—and I don’t say that lightly. ...
Since my column was cleverly named Grow Without Plateau (by my good friend IM editor in chief Steve Holman), I thought I might talk about some of the best ways to keep you building new muscle on a continuous basis. ...Read More »
Last month Brignole discussed his strategies for working the shoulders. In this final installment he identifies the best exercises for training legs. Q: Okay, hit me with your ideas on how best to train the quads, hams, glutes and calves? ...Read More »
This month we drop your jaw with our hot winter thaw. Yep, it’s time for our Swimsuit Spectacular.Read More »
The “in-for-out, out-for-in” rule for biceps is that an inward grip, as you’d use on close-grip curls or concentration curls, emphasizes the outer head—which is the “peak” head. An outer grip, as you’d use on wide-grip curls or wide preacher ...Read More »
The most common joint disease among Americans is osteoarthritis, a condition in which the natural cushioning between joints—the cartilage—wears away. Because symptom management is often ineffective and joint replacement is invasive surgery, many osteoarthritis suffers seek natural approaches. Grapes are ...Read More »
“What are you weighing these days?” “What weight are you gonna come in at?” If you’re a bodybuilder, you have heard the first question many times to be sure. If you also happen to compete, the second question is one ...Read More »
The International Sports Hall of Fame (www.SportsHOF.org) is pleased to announce their Inductee Class for 2015. They are: Paul “TRIPLE H” Levesque-13 Time World Champion Evander Holyfield-5 Time World Boxing Champion Lenda Murray-8 Time Ms. Olympia World Bodybuilding Champion Michael ...Read More »
Q: How important is stretching to a weightlifter? A: To some extent it depends on the individual, a statement that applies to any fitness pursuit. Basically, the training protocol you implement needs be something that will accomplish your goals. Even ...Read More »
Fennel is one of those interesting and overlooked plants that you may not consider in your everyday diet but you sure taste them when they’re in something that’s on your plate. This extremely powerful three-in-one vegetable, herb and spice is ...Read More »
w installments I’ve been outlining quick bodypart routines you can use when you’re pressed for time. I covered all the muscle groups, and you can find most of them incorporated into the programs on pages 56 and 58. Notice that ...Read More »
Q: Should I use plyometric-type “speed” sets to get as big as possible? I am most interested in bodybuilding, but I also want to be strong. A: While strength training at higher speeds is specific to the movements that occur ...Read More »
As most bodybuilders know, it’s all about taking in enough protein to maintain and support the muscles we have trained so hard to attain—as well as continuing to grow. Aside from beef, chicken, turkey and pork, fish is an excellent form ...Read More »
Q: How can I increase my strength while also gaining some muscle mass? Is there some special method that accomplishes both goals? A: Functional hypertrophy clusters is what you need! This advanced training technique is primarily for building strength but ...Read More »
IMMEDIATE RELEASE Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2015 Iron Man Magazine, the world’s leading bodybuilding and fitness magazine and the fitness world’s pillar of information for training announced today that entrepreneur Binais Begovic and his wife Dr. Catherine Begovic have ...Read More »