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  • Muscle, Metabolism and Bodyfat

    Q: I’m 16, and I lift weights and exercise. I get stronger, but I can’t lose weight. I’m 5’9” and weigh...

    John HansenMay 29, 2012
  • Pro Bodybuilding High-Volume Workouts

    Q: Are the high-volume workouts used by pro bodybuilders in the 1970s effective? A: The bodybuilding magazines of the ’70s and...

    Charles PoliquinMay 12, 2012
  • What is First T-Burst Training?

    Q: What is First T-Burst Training? A: Starting a workout with deadlifts  or squats, as in the phase 1 Size Surge...

    Steve HolmanMay 6, 2012
  • Splits for Size

    Q: Since I’ve been training for a year and consider myself an intermediate, should I follow a five-day split or a...

    John HansenApril 4, 2012
  • Hardgainer Mass-Building Solutions

    Q: I want to get a little bigger since I weigh only 130. I am 20 years old, and I’m a...

    John HansenMarch 9, 2012
  • Simplify for Size: Two Mass Moves Per Muscle

    Q: I love Positions-of-Flexion mass training. I would like to do a little more volume for each exercise. Have you...

    Steve HolmanMarch 6, 2012
  • P/RR/S and Split Variation

    Q: I’ve been using P/RR/S training for months now, and it’s working great. I love the variety aspect; it makes me...

    Eric BroserJanuary 29, 2012
  • Superset Training for a Fast Pump at the Gym

    Q: I’m looking for something challenging that will give me a good pump but will get me out of the gym...

    Charles PoliquinJanuary 23, 2012
  • Two-a-Day Workouts

    Q: My gym is near my house, and I can train twice a day, early morning and early evening. How should...

    Charles PoliquinNovember 5, 2011
  • Muscle Overlap

    A younger person—teens and 20s—will be able to train much more frequently than someone who’s been doing it for a long...

    John HansenAugust 5, 2011
  • Beginning With Full-Body Workouts

    Q: I know you probably get a lot of questions, but I was wondering if you could help out a beginner....

    John HansenApril 5, 2011
  • Workout Frequency for Muscle Size

    Q: I’m from the U.K., and I bought your book Natural Bodybuilding after seeing it advertised in IRON MAN a few...

    John HansenJanuary 25, 2011
  • The Amazing Direct/Indirect Split

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

    Steve HolmanDecember 2, 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
  • Shocking Superset Size Effects

    For example, instead of using supersets during Shock week, perhaps you can use other intensity techniques that don’t require you to...

    Eric BroserAugust 29, 2010