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  • Bodybuilding’s Numbers Game

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

    LatestCharles PoliquinJanuary 3, 2012
  • 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, and...

    LatestSteve HolmanJanuary 1, 2012
  • Maintenance Programs for High School Footballers

    Q: What do you think about using maintenance programs for high school football players during the season? A: Not much. The...

    LatestCharles PoliquinDecember 29, 2011
  • Alternate POF for Legs and Chest

    Q: I got the e-book The 4X Mass Workout, and it’s fantastic. I tried it on arms for a few weeks...

    LatestSteve HolmanDecember 26, 2011
  • How to Fix Movement Stalls during Deadlift

    Q: I’m having problems deadlifting. I start the lift okay, but the movement stalls right above the knee. Are partial-range deadlifts...

    LatestCharles PoliquinDecember 23, 2011
  • Best Big-Shoulder Molder

    Q: What is the best, as you like to say, “bang for the buck” exercise for the shoulders? What do you...

    BodypartCharles PoliquinDecember 20, 2011
  • Kettlebells for Workouts

    Q: Why don’t you use kettlebells in your workouts? A: Most exercises that are used for kettlebells can also be performed...

    LatestCharles PoliquinDecember 17, 2011
  • Flexing and Stretching Between Sets

    Q: What’s your take on flexing, posing and stretching between sets? When I’m totally alone in the gym, I flex and...

    LatestJohn HansenDecember 16, 2011
  • The TRUTH about egg yolks

    Are Whole Eggs or Egg Whites Better for You? by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Author - The...

    Blog PostMike GearyDecember 15, 2011
  • Problem Chins

    Q: I’ve been hitting it heavy for a few months, so I’m going to your 10x10 Mass Workout for three weeks....

    LatestSteve HolmanDecember 14, 2011
  • Mass Rules: Best Rest Between Sets

    Q: I’m using the simplified X-centric Mass Workout , so I do two exercises for each muscle,...

    LatestSteve HolmanDecember 10, 2011
  • Variations on the Olympic Lift

    Q: In your book Ask Coach Poliquin you talked about the value of performing Olympic lifts and their variations for bodybuilding....

    LatestCharles PoliquinDecember 1, 2011
  • Is Lifting for Kids?

    For decades training experts and doctors have warned against youngsters lifting weights, claiming that epiphyseal plates at the end of bones...

    Beginning BodybuildingButch LebowitzOctober 27, 2011
  • Arthur Jones and the Upper-Body Squat

    Q: Was Arthur Jones the father of high-intensity exercise? A: No, but he was its most visible and effective proponent....

    Arthur JonesStuart McRobertOctober 21, 2011
  • Flexibility Fallacies

    Many athletes, bodybuilders included, equate extreme flexibility with better performance. That’s debatable. In fact, Bob Gajda, former Mr. America, kinesiologist and...

    LatestSteve HolmanOctober 18, 2011