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Calf Combustion

Sometimes it takes your favorite machine to be broken to discover an exercise that can trigger new growth. In my … continue reading

Tribute to My Friend Terry Robinson

/ Posted 05.27.2014

I was first introduced to Terry Robinson by Bill Pearl and Leo Stern in the late 1960′s and I was … continue reading

Macronutrient Timing

/ Posted 05.27.2014

Q: I’ve read that you are a proponent of “timing” the macronutrients to help bring about a certain physiological effect … continue reading

Can You Train Hard Without Carbs?

/ Posted 05.26.2014

Although low-carbohydrate dieting is one of the most popular approaches today, it’s nothing new to bodybuilders, who have used it … continue reading

Hammer Your Hamstrings

/ Posted 05.26.2014

I’ve often talked about the importance of maintaining a balance of strength among the various muscle groups. That means paying … continue reading

Cleveland Clinic Dedication of the Betty and Joe Weider Gymnasium

/ Posted 05.25.2014

Cleveland Clinic Dedication of the Betty and Joe Weider Gymnasium – March 4 2014 Photo gallery documenting the dedication ceremony. … continue reading

Muscle-Building Myths, Part 3

/ Posted 05.25.2014

In my past two columns I have been talking about some common myths that are passed along in bodybuilding. Let’s … continue reading

Eat Yolks to Get Yoked!

/ Posted 05.24.2014

The nutritional values of the egg and its yolk have been debated by nutritionists for years. Originally, the egg got … continue reading

Think Back for a Happy Attack

According to the December ’13 Reader’s Digest, “Longing for the past can help you fight loneliness and anxiety by bringing … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.23.2014

Bodyfat gained due to overeating is a primary cause of diabetes, according the November ’13 Prevention. Says Osama Hamdy, M.D., … continue reading

Narmin Assria: IM 2014 Swimsuit Spectactular Insider Preview

/ Posted 05.23.2014

Here is a preview of Narmin Assria’s photoshoot for IRON MAN’s 2014 Swimsuit Spectacular. IM Insiders have full access to … continue reading

Motivation for a Mass Detonation

/ Posted 05.22.2014

Motivation seems to be a huge issue for a lot of people I talk with. They often ask me how … continue reading

Blast Off Belly Fat

• Many people avoid dairy, even yogurt, because they think it will make them fat, but they may be missing … continue reading

Should I Work Out When Sick?

/ Posted 05.20.2014

We’ve all had sniffles and wondered, “Hmm, should I work out, or will it make me sicker?” According to the … continue reading

Will sugar make me fat?

/ Posted 05.20.2014

Ah, so many sugar questions this month! In a word, yes! You may not know that refined sugar did not … continue reading

Muscle-Building Myths, Part 2

/ Posted 05.19.2014

In my last column I began discussing some common myths that are written about in articles, talked about online and … continue reading

One-Arm Gripping Dumbbell Squats

/ Posted 05.18.2014

If you’ve given up on “normal” barbell and dumbbell squats due to knee or back issues, this exercise is for … continue reading

Does sugar cause yeast infections? If so, how?

/ Posted 05.17.2014

Q: Does sugar cause yeast infections? If so, how? A: Candidiasis, or “thrush,” is a fungal infection resulting from the … continue reading

Negative Accentuated Training for Faster Muscle Gain

/ Posted 05.16.2014

More than 50 years of research has shown that negative, or eccentric, exercise has more muscle-building potential than positive, or … continue reading

What are the best foods to eat before bed to gain muscle and increase metabolism?

/ Posted 05.16.2014

Q: What are the best foods to eat before bed to gain muscle and increase metabolism?  A: That somewhat depends … continue reading

Once In A Lifetime

/ Posted 05.15.2014

IM Insiders can download a PDF of this Issue Instantly. Learn More] I started working out in 1956, using the … continue reading

Protect Your Knees

/ Posted 05.15.2014

You may be able to protect the ligaments in your knees to some degree by weight training, particularly the anterior … continue reading

High-End Hypertrophy Progression

Q: I got the Power-Density Mass Workout 2.0 and was motivated by [Mr. America] Doug Brignole’s interview and how he uses only one exercise for each muscle. I notice the he adds weight over five sets so his reps fall–but I’m with you and think 50 reps is a bit much–and boring. My question is, if I use your TORQ method [30-20-15] on two or three exercise per bodypart, should I add weight over those three sets?

Joseph Lee

/ Posted 05.14.2014

Age: 25 Weight: 170 (contest); 185 (off-season) Height: 5’8” Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska Current residence: Fullerton, California Occupation: Field service rep … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.14.2014

Celery is filling, has few calories and contains many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. But did you know that the leaves … continue reading

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