Eric DiLauro Age: 37 Weight: 240 Height: 5’11” Profession: CEO of Eric DiLauro Mr. Canada Pro Trainer Sample workout, quads (with Bojana): one-leg extensions, 2 x 15-20 (per leg); leg extensions, 2 x 15; Precor squats, 3 x 12; seated leg extensions, 3 x ...Read More »
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Q: I’ve been supermotivated the past few months and really hitting it hard in the gym using a full Positions-of-Flexion heavy/light program. I’m in my mid-40s, and I think the heavy weights are taking a toll. My joints are hurting, ...Read More »
Regardless of all the benefits we know we get from bodybuilding and living a healthful lifestyle, the common reason that so many of us walked into a weight room for the first time is that we wanted big arms. For ...Read More »
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Want to improve your big lifts fast? Improve your core strength. The deep muscles of the core—the obliques and transverse abdominis—are critical for that purpose. You and I both know that ordinary crunches and situps are not going to work ...Read More »
Both arterial stiffness and white blood cell adhesion are known factors that play significant roles in atherosclerosis. Diederik Esser, from Wageningen University in the Netherlands, and colleagues followed 44 overweight middle-aged men over two periods of four weeks as they ...Read More »
Have you heard any of the following recommendations? “Don’t let your knees go over your toes when you squat, because it’s bad for the knees.” “Squatting with your toes turned inward works the outer quads.” “Front Squats work the lower ...Read More »
Q: I am reading the e-book Beyond X-Rep Muscle Building, and I noticed that you have a section on X-centric training. The thing is, it’s not the same as what you’ve described recently. Is one better than the other? A: ...Read More »
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Q: When I bench-press, I lower the bar to a point near my collarbones. I feel more stretch in my pecs that way, but I keep having problems with my shoulders, and my bench press never seems to progress. What am I doing wrong? A: Your ...Read More »
Take your eyes off of my brilliant, mesmerizing prose for a moment, and look at your arm. In one year every cell in that arm will be a new one. You will essentially have a new arm. Let’s extend that ...Read More »
Alicia Marie is one gal who goes for the gusto—and takes it wherever it leads. The tall, exotic-looking fitness supermodel and multimedia celebrity has a résumé almost as long as her legs but says that her introduction to training was ...Read More »
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Q: I love to finish off a lot of my sets with forced reps, but how many is too many? A: Maybe this is something you should ask your training partner. When he is actually getting more of a workout ...Read More »