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Dave Goodin

  • Back-Building Secrets

    Q: I’ve always been very impressed with the width and thickness of your back. It’s amazing for a natural bodybuilder. What’s...

    BackDave GoodinMarch 22, 2016
  • Get Your Legs in Contest Shape

    Q: For years I was one of those guys who wore a tank top and sweat pants to the gym because...

    BodypartDave GoodinFebruary 25, 2016
  • ’Tis the Season to Be Lazy?

    Get your workouts done on a regular basis, and you’ll hit the new year running.

    LatestDave GoodinDecember 16, 2015
  • “There’s No Way You’re Drug-Free!”

    Q: I just read an article on a “natural” Web site that claimed that there’s no way you’re drug-free. The writer...

    LatestDave GoodinApril 28, 2015
  • Goodin’s Arm-Training Secrets

    Over the years I’ve had quite a number of men with many years of lifting experience come to me and tell...

    ArmsDave GoodinMarch 29, 2015
  • The Pros and Cons of the Cheat Meal

    Q: Do you recommend having a “cheat meal” once a week while dieting to get ripped? I hear that it’s necessary...

    LatestDave GoodinDecember 23, 2014
  • Retiring From Competition?

    Q: I saw on social media that you’ve retired. Are you done with bodybuilding? What precipitated your decision to retire? In...

    LatestDave GoodinNovember 24, 2014
  • Power-Building 2X Weekly Routines

    Q: I’ve been reading up on all your workouts and columns and am very thankful for your information and for your...

    LatestDave GoodinAugust 20, 2014
  • Keeping Muscles Full While Leaning Out

    Q: I’m looking at your photos from the IFBB Titans Grand Prix and Kentucky Muscle pro men’s physique competitions. How the...

    LatestDave GoodinJune 6, 2014
  • HIIT Cardio vs. Steady State

    Q: I’m in a quandary! I’m 50, preparing for a show. I’ve done cardio both ways, high intensity and low intensity....

    LatestDave GoodinApril 23, 2014
  • Training Change, New Gains

    Q: I read that you used some different training styles as you prepared for your IFBB pro physique debut. Your photos...

    LatestDave GoodinApril 3, 2014
  • Switching From Bodybuilding to Physique

    Q: How was your first physique contest? Did you do anything different to prepare compared to bodybuilding? What will you do...

    Contest PrepDave GoodinJanuary 7, 2014
  • Cut to Compete

    Q: I’m trying to get shredded like you and compete in an NPC masters 50-and-over-bodybuilding contest. My trainer suggested that I...

    Contest PrepDave GoodinDecember 16, 2013
  • First-Time Competitor at 50

    Q: I’m 50 years old, and I’m finally going to make the leap and compete this fall. I’m not sure whether...

    Contest PrepDave GoodinNovember 24, 2013
  • Recovery From Shoulder Surgery

    Q: How is your recovery from your shoulder surgery going? Are you going to compete again? If so, what adjustments will...

    Injury & PreventionDave GoodinNovember 8, 2013