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  • Squats: Deep Is Better Than Heavy

    A lot of bodybuilders and serious weight trainees don’t have the leg development they are capable of because they don’t squat.

    Ron HarrisSeptember 27, 2009
  • The Brothers Grimm

    It’s time for an update on what the brothers have been doing since I took them under my charge a little...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 1, 2009
  • One for the Centuries

    Do you need more mass in your thighs? Do you enjoy a challenge? Or are you one of those masochistic types...

    Ron HarrisJune 23, 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
  • Thighs Lagging in Size

    Q: I’m a 46-year-old bodybuilder who competes in the over-45 class in drug-free contests. I started in bodybuilding at 37—later than...

    Paul BurkeMay 15, 2009
  • Best Workout to Grow

    You can see the pattern here. Do high reps with the first exercise to get a great pump in your calves...

    John HansenApril 9, 2009
  • Muscle-Building Tips and Tricks

    Many researchers claim that the fascia, or encasements, restrict growth. It’s a constriction that can be remedied somewhat by pumping the...

    Steve HolmanApril 3, 2009
  • Firm Foundation

    A Guide to Strengthening the Ankles

    Bill StarrMarch 31, 2009
  • Hammering Hamstrings

    The negative causes more muscle trauma than the positive, so when you lower, focus on taking three to five seconds on...

    Eric BroserMarch 7, 2009
  • Overcoming Injury

    Often when bodybuilders with poor leg development offer up excuses, knee injuries are at the top of the list.

    Ron HarrisJanuary 31, 2009
  • Leg Extensions vs. Squats

    Biomechanics research on the knee has demonstrated that during the squat and leg press, the tibia slides backward. That reduces the...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.January 13, 2009
  • Take a Seat to Build Your Calves (But do it safely)

    Common exercises include standard standing calf raises, leg press calf raises and donkey calf raises performed in various toes-in and toes-out...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.December 26, 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
  • To Squat or Not?

    Q: I’m a 54-year-old man and have been training with weights for 25 years. I have trouble with my thighs. I...

    Paul BurkeOctober 14, 2008
  • 9-to-5 Sequence for Legs

    It’s a nine-day sequence that uses a three-way split, and you train one day, then rest two before the next workout—so...

    Frank ZaneSeptember 21, 2008