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  • The Older, Bolder Bodybuilder’s Greatest Goal

    Train correctly at every workout. Eat correctly at every meal. Sleep well every night. And do it all relentlessly.

    Stuart McRobertApril 24, 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
  • 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
  • Firm Foundation

    A Guide to Strengthening the Ankles

    Bill StarrMarch 31, 2009
  • Six-Pack Attack

    Take a pill—faster and a hell of a lot easier than dieting and exercising. That attitude is what prompts the marketing...

    Bill StarrMarch 19, 2009
  • Over-40 Beginners

    Youth may have boundless energy and enthusiasm, but patience and wisdom are often in very short supply.

    Ron HarrisMarch 10, 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
  • Training Past 40

    Decreasing muscle response and increasing skin elasticity also take their toll, we’re told, so look for other benefits. Don’t expect to...

    Dave DraperFebruary 12, 2009
  • 40 is the New 20 – Part 2

    By the time you read this, it should be just a few weeks before my 40th birthday, which will occur on...

    Eric BroserJanuary 19, 2009
  • High Anxiety

    I don’t agree with most experts, who say that training the upper-pectoral region requires lots of incline-bench presses and incline flyes.

    Paul BurkeJanuary 7, 2009
  • Body Insurance

    “Youth is wasted on the young” is a saying that issues from the mouths of the old who have made mistakes...

    Richard BaldwinSeptember 28, 2008
  • 40 is the New 20 – Part 1

    The crowd goes absolutely wild—packed as it is with dozens of my friends and family members. My heart is beating wildly,...

    Eric BroserSeptember 16, 2008
  • Kill the Old Myth

    Kill the myth that says we can’t increase muscle mass at an older age and progress in bodybuilding or strength training....

    John PascoSeptember 15, 2008
  • 40 is the New 20 – Part 1

    On most exercises I use textbook form, with a very full range of motion—until it’s X-Rep time, of course—and a slower...

    Eric BroserSeptember 15, 2008
  • Etched-In-Stone Back Mass

    If you look at a complete picture of the back musculature in an anatomy book, you’ll notice that it has many...

    Paul BurkeJuly 24, 2008