Connect
To Top
  • 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
  • Q&A: Frills Exercise and Packing On Lat Size

    Q: I’ve been training for a few years, but I still don’t have even 15-inch arms, let alone the 17-inch-plus ones...

    Stuart McRobertJanuary 10, 2012
  • The “Right” Amount of Training vs. Overtraining

    Our enthusiasm and desire to build our physiques often makes us want to train as long and as frequently as possible....

    Skip La CourDecember 19, 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
  • The Push-Pull Intermediate Split

    There’s nothing wrong, however, with training chest and triceps the day before I train legs. If my chest is sore when...

    John HansenAugust 14, 2010
  • The Most Important Bodybuilding Lessons

    The lesson: Be dedicated so that you train 100 percent well and recuperate 100 percent well, but don’t neglect other aspects...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 8, 2010
  • Bodybuilding for Extreme Hardgainers

    The program may look like madness, but if you haven’t been making progress on a conventional bodybuilding program, what do you...

    Stuart McRobertAugust 2, 2010
  • The Heart of Bodybuilding

    Cardio is the heart of over-40 bodybuilding. By strengthening your heart, cardio will help you to stay young for your years,...

    Stuart McRobertJune 30, 2010
  • IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #453: Mass-Split Explosion: Direct/Indirect Workouts

    Subject: IRON MAN E-Zine: Issue #453: Mass-Split Explosion: Direct/Indirect Workouts www.ironmanmagazine.com ========================================== TRY THIS AT YOUR NEXT WORKOUT ========================================== Mass-Split Explosion:...

    Steve Holman and Jonathan LawsonJune 14, 2010
  • Short, Basic Workouts to Pack On Mass

    Nevertheless, extreme hardgainer types may need to lean more toward density than power because of the high-endurance capacity of every major...

    Steve HolmanMay 4, 2010
  • Critical Cuts

    You know ultimate conditioning when you see it—or better yet, achieve it yourself: skin so thin it appears that your muscles...

    Steve HolmanJanuary 18, 2010
  • 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
  • Chow Down to Muscle Up

    I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this line while working at GNC: “I just can’t seem to put on...

    Phano Paul SomMarch 31, 2009
  • Midlife Muscle

    Full-range pushups can be a good substitute for bench presses. They’re more ergonomically correct and can help those with low neuromuscular...

    Steve HolmanFebruary 15, 2009
  • Hardgainers, Get Happy!

    If you’re an ectomorph, a thin, hardgainer type, often frustrated because it’s so hard to add muscle—there’s much to be thankful...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 4, 2008