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  • Crank Up Your Intensity for Real Results

    Intensity in training can be described as giving 100 percent of your mind, body and soul to every repetition, every set,...

    Skip La CourNovember 6, 2010
  • Beginner’s Bliss, Part 1

    I’d seen Arnie a few times at the gym. Although a beginner, he was on a three-day-split program: three days on/one...

    Stuart McRobertOctober 25, 2010
  • You’ve Already Won

    The reality is that far more people than anyone will ever know about have achieved success—not necessarily “in” bodybuilding but “through”...

    Ron HarrisOctober 22, 2010
  • Beginning Natural Bodybuilding

    When training for muscle definition, I don’t change my workout program. I still train as heavy as I can with the...

    John HansenOctober 10, 2010
  • The Purpose of Training

    We train for many reasons, and that fact has led to many styles of training. The choice of training method is...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.September 25, 2010
  • Preexhaustion vs. Postexhaustion

    Q: What’s your take on using the preexhaustion method that Arthur Jones touted so much? A: It’s a valuable training method....

    Charles PoliquinSeptember 7, 2010
  • Anabolic Adolescence and the Mind

    Although I was obviously overtraining, I still gained 20 pounds of muscle in that first year. I was only 135 pounds...

    John HansenSeptember 1, 2010
  • Training for Wrestling Strength

    The bottom line is that you cannot overlook the unique, innate qualities of the individual when designing resistance-training programs. Some will...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 17, 2010
  • The Most Important Bodybuilding Lessons

    The lesson: Be dedicated so that you train 100 percent well and recuperate 100 percent well, but don’t neglect other aspects...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 8, 2010
  • Bodybuilding for Extreme Hardgainers

    The program may look like madness, but if you haven’t been making progress on a conventional bodybuilding program, what do you...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 2, 2010
  • Dogma Debunked

    Research shows that preadolescent athletes can improve their strength by as much as 50 percent after eight to 12 weeks on...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 4, 2010
  • Do It This Way or Else!

    The truth is that there are many, many effective ways to train.

    Ron HarrisOctober 6, 2009
  • Wrist Curl Technique

    Arm strength, including forearm strength, has been admired in a multitude of civilizations for thousands of years. It was vital in...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.October 3, 2009
  • Over-40 Bodybuilder’s Golden Rule

    Your age and training experience affect your goals. For example, if you’re 41 and have trained consistently since your teens, your...

    Stuart McRobertSeptember 30, 2009
  • Muscle-Size Workouts

    In order to make the muscles bigger, you need to tear down the muscle tissue so it can grow back bigger...

    John HansenAugust 13, 2009