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  • Leg Training for Mass and Detail

    Q: I’m a 41-year-old female. I’m 5’4” and weigh 113 pounds. My goal is to put on more muscle. I’ve been...

    John HansenDecember 15, 2010
  • Triple-Threat Shoulder Sets

    Q: I’ve been doing side lateral raises for two months, four to five sets of 10 to 12 reps, but my...

    Charles PoliquinDecember 11, 2010
  • The Amazing Direct/Indirect Split

    Doing close-grip bench presses on triceps day produces indirect work for your chest.

    Steve HolmanDecember 2, 2010
  • You Can Injure Abdominal Muscles Too

    We’ve been seeing more abdominal injuries over the past 10 years. The term that came out of them—sports hernia—really doesn’t tell...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.November 30, 2010
  • Full or Partial Deadlifts?

    Q: When it comes to deadlifts and back development I am confused as to which form is better: partial deads in...

    Eric BroserNovember 27, 2010
  • Long Workouts and Fast Calves

    Without a base of muscular endurance a beginner would find it difficult to put the necessary effort into GVT to get...

    Charles PoliquinNovember 24, 2010
  • Dutch Delt Treat

    Chief among his standout body-parts were his incredible shoulders and triceps, which had many people drawing comparisons to IFBB legend Kevin...

    Ron HarrisNovember 17, 2010
  • Pain and the Behind-the-Neck Press

    A more serious injury that I have seen with this exercise more than any other move is disk protrusion, or herniation,...

    Joseph M. Horrigan, D.C.November 3, 2010
  • Arms-Race Lagger

    If you weigh 170 pounds right now, for example, don’t expect to see your arms go from their present 14.9 inches...

    Eric BroserOctober 28, 2010
  • Erectors, Power Racks and Box Squats

    At the Poliquin Strength Institute in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, I have two power racks and two lifting platforms. To me...

    Charles PoliquinOctober 19, 2010
  • Build a Better Back

    Proper technique is crucial if you want full lat development, and I see so many trainees missing the boat on this...

    Dave GoodinOctober 16, 2010
  • Bigger, Stronger Arms the Poliquin Way

    Charles Poliquin is a popular IRON MAN columnist for good reason: He writes with passion, humor and knowledge. The man has...

    Steve HolmanSeptember 17, 2010
  • Back Feel for Size Appeal

    Back training is truly an art, and although eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman built the biggest back of all time simply...

    Eric BroserSeptember 16, 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
  • Big-Arms Tips and Tricks

    Q: I’m following the arm-specialization programs in your e-book X-traordinary Arms. I like starting my biceps workout with cable curls, as...

    Steve HolmanAugust 26, 2010