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  • You, Sir, the Muscular Guy in the Third Row

    Sounds like you have a problem with structure, most likely genetic, so little can be done to alter it. I’d be...

    Dave DraperJune 20, 2009
  • Traps

    While just about every strength athlete understands the value of keeping his or her lower back strong, few realize the role...

    Bill StarrJune 11, 2009
  • Biceps

    A fitness model/fitness trainer/college professor training arms is a totally different animal from a top competitive bodybuilder blasting out curl after...

    Cory CrowJune 5, 2009
  • Lat-Feel Fixes

    The mind-to-lats connection is not an easy one to develop. Plan on spending months or even years finessing it. In the...

    PavelMay 9, 2009
  • Seated Cable Rows and Lower-Back Pain

    It sounds like a good exercise. So what’s the problem with it? The very thing that makes the seated cable row...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.April 27, 2009
  • Shocking Shoulders

    Q: My shoulder growth has come to a standstill. Got a great routine that’ll boost growth again? A: A few years...

    Charles PoliquinApril 12, 2009
  • Bigger Bodyparts

    Few things are as impressive as thick and meaty outer lats. Beefy wings really fill out a shirt, and they can...

    Ron HarrisJanuary 10, 2009
  • Variations for Size and Strength

    Training variations, such as altering hand and foot positions, build more size and strength and also help prevent injuries.

    Charles PoliquinDecember 29, 2008
  • Dead Wrong?

    If you’ve been stubbornly continuing to deadlift despite injuries just because you believe it’s the only path to a better back,...

    Ron HarrisDecember 20, 2008
  • Any Chump Can Jump!

    Whatever squat and calf program you select, make sure you apply yourself diligently on every rep on every set. Once you...

    Bill StarrDecember 17, 2008
  • Dumbbell Rows for Back Growth

    One of the most popular exercises in serious gyms is the dumbbell row. It’s an easy lift to learn and works...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.September 30, 2008
  • Etched-In-Stone Back Mass

    If you look at a complete picture of the back musculature in an anatomy book, you’ll notice that it has many...

    Paul BurkeJuly 24, 2008
  • Ah’ll-Be-Back Delt Attack

    Clean a pair of heavy dumbbells to your chest. Turn your palms toward each other and then rotate them forward as...

    Arnold SchwarzeneggerApril 29, 2008
  • Building a Great Back

    Actually, that's true, but we're so accustomed to bending our arms while rotating the scapulae that it takes a lot of...

    Larry ScottMarch 11, 2008
  • Back in Action

    The power clean is not a high-repetition exercise. The best combination is to do sets of four to eight reps.

    Greg ZulakFebruary 14, 2008