This month we chat with physique star Matt Christianer, who’s got some new ways to help you grow—both in muscularity and popularity.Read More »
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In the past few columns I’ve been sharing with you some of the best but little-known advanced techniques that can net you enormous rewards in growth and strength. They’re not techniques that you’ll see very much of in the neighborhood ...Read More »
CLEAR MUSCLE Clear MuscleTM is a new, revolutionary muscle-building formula powered by BetaTORTM that dramatically amplifies protein synthesis while fighting catabolism, putting the body in a perfect state to build muscle. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted on very ...Read More »
[IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] Joe Weider as something that would give Larry Scott another shot at competing has evolved into a nonstop weekend immersion in everything related to bodybuilding. From the original ...Read More »
Much has been made in recent years of the importance of nutrient timing, a.k.a. making sure that you get adequate amounts of protein and carbohydrates after you train. Research shows that there’s a two-hour metabolic window of opportunity after a ...Read More »
A couple of weeks ago I was at the Mr. Olympia competition, the 50th rendition of that iconic event. What started out in the minds of Betty and Joe Weider as something that would give Larry Scott another shot at ...Read More »
Q: You are known as a pretty good deadlifter. Are there any points on technique you can give that will help me increase my pull? A: Pretty good? Thanks for the backhanded compliment! The truth is that I work damn ...Read More »
Q: What muscles does the deadlift train? A: There are four main forms of the deadlift. Done properly, they are among the most effective bodybuilding movements. The conventional deadlift is the bent-legged form, performed with the hands wider apart than the legs. ...Read More »
People often fear that eating clean and lean will be a flavorless and unexciting endeavor. Not so. When I started making my Asian-Italian chicken veggie salad, I knew I was on to something good. It has become a favorite in ...Read More »
Q: I am loving the 4X Mass program. When I am done with it, should I, at my young age of 50, just keep doing it and increase weight when possible, or should I try your new Super-Size Crash Course? ...Read More »
While you still see many articles about how to boost anabolic hormones, such as testosterone and growth hormone, during exercise, recent research has called into question the actual benefits of exercise-induced hormone boosts. According to the studies, such boosts do ...Read More »
In Part 1 of this discussion I explained the carb-water dynamic. You may want to review that and the illustrations as we mix in the variables of mineral manipulation—or lack thereof. Carbohydrate and water are at least 95 percent of ...Read More »
Q: Right now my main goal is to burn bodyfat while keeping as much of the muscle I built over the winter intact. I do my cardio on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. A trainer at my ...Read More »
Here we are—Part 4 of this three-part series (yes I did say that). I just have too much information to convey in my allotted space, so here we go. To recap, Parts 1 and 2 focused on the Paleo and ...Read More »
Zinc has played a big role in easing the symptoms of a cold, but there’s so much more to this mineral than you may know. It also plays a large role in metabolizing proteins, carbohydrates and fats, which enables your body ...Read More »