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  • Packing On Muscle Weight

    The basic exercises use several muscle groups in the execution of a movement. By involving multiple muscle groups, you stimulate more...

    John HansenJuly 9, 2010
  • The Efficient Fantastic 4 Workout

    My favorite is called the Fantastic 4 workout—four of the most effective exercises you can do. All you need is a...

    Becky HolmanMay 1, 2010
  • Ultimate Beef Pec Blasting

    Jay Cutler training in the off-season is a sight to behold. He’s one of the few pros who actually look like...

    William LitzApril 22, 2010
  • New Size for Skinny Guys

    It takes discipline to keep your upper arm stable while you slowly curl and flex the biceps at the top of...

    John HansenApril 10, 2010
  • Advice for Advanced Muscle Growth

    Training with free weights is much more challenging than using machines.

    John HansenDecember 26, 2009
  • Working Man’s Workout Plan

    Q: I’m a police officer in New Jersey, and I work a rotating two-week shift of 12-hour days. I read the...

    John HansenSeptember 12, 2009
  • German Body Comp Program

    The German Body Comp program, one of my most popular workouts, is based on the pioneering research by a Romanian exercise...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 19, 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
  • Plan for Big-Gain Hunters

    Plan your workout before you go to the gym so that you know exactly what you’re going to do. That way...

    Dave GoodinJuly 14, 2009
  • The Ultimate Muscle-Size Workout

    To maintain the drive to train, you have to strive for the type of physique that appeals to you. To be...

    Steve HolmanJuly 8, 2009
  • More-Muscle-Now Plan

    Q: I just read one of your columns and was very encouraged by the results you’ve achieved. As an over-40 guy,...

    John HansenJune 14, 2009
  • Loosen Up to Unleash Growth

    Q: Have you heard of FST-7 training, and if so, what’s your opinion of it? It has to do with stretching...

    Steve HolmanJune 8, 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
  • High-Frequency Focus Training

    Sometimes the most efficient methods of training seem to be contradictory in nature. For instance, one of the most effective ways...

    C.S. SloanMarch 19, 2009
  • Beginning Bodybuilding

    Q: I’m a 20-year-old guy from England. I’ve been training for two months now, four times a week, using a split...

    John HansenSeptember 15, 2008