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  • How to Jolt New Arm Growth

    Q: I’m 55 years old, and I’ve been training with weights for 10 years. I can’t get my arms to grow...

    Paul BurkeMay 16, 2010
  • IFBB International Competitions

    The greatest experience ever was wearing the IFBB gold medal, standing between IFBB President Raphael Santonja and Polish Chairman Pawel Filleborn,...

    Dave GoodinMay 10, 2010
  • Get Your Muscle Back

    You used to be in good condition, but now you’re out of shape and 40-plus. You long ago lost your muscles,...

    Stuart McRobertApril 16, 2010
  • Shocking Results and Current Events

    When you can do incline curls with a pair of dumbbells in your hands that approach more than 30 percent of...

    Charles PoliquinFebruary 18, 2010
  • Dieting Without Muscle Loss

    The idea is to get rid of as much fat as possible over the next five months or more. Then see...

    Paul BurkeFebruary 15, 2010
  • Advice for Advanced Muscle Growth

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

    John HansenDecember 26, 2009
  • Two Geezers and the Size Trip

    The gym’s two geezers have trained together almost every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for nearly 10 years—they’re an institution

    Stuart McRobertNovember 11, 2009
  • Over-40 Bodybuilder’s Golden Rule

    Your age and training experience affect your goals. For example, if you’re 41 and have trained consistently since your teens, your...

    Stuart McRobertSeptember 30, 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
  • Bigger and Stronger—On a Diet?

    Q: I compete in the over-50 class of a local natural bodybuilding contest every year. It gives me a reason to...

    Paul BurkeSeptember 3, 2009
  • Aging, Injuries and Heavy Training

    When you do flat-bench or even incline barbell presses, you have a psychological block. For years you’ve struggled with them, and...

    Paul BurkeJuly 29, 2009
  • Muscle Size and Cardio Lies

    Train each body-part very intensely but only once a week. Take a moderate-pace walk or a leisurely swim every third or...

    Paul BurkeJune 26, 2009
  • You, Sir, the Muscular Guy in the Third Row

    Sounds like you have a problem with structure, most likely genetic, so little can be done to alter it. I’d be...

    Dave DraperJune 20, 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
  • 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