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  • Building a Big Back and Chest

    Q: I’m looking for a good chest and back workout that will give me a great pump. Any suggestions? A: I...

    BackCharles PoliquinAugust 27, 2011
  • Size Surge Phase 1

    Q: I just got the e-book Size Surge and am anxious to start Phase 1’s three-days-per-week program. I have many of...

    LatestSteve HolmanAugust 26, 2011
  • 4X vs 10×10

    10x10 is a pure-density shock tactic that can produce big gains in muscle size quickly.

    LatestSteve HolmanAugust 18, 2011
  • Motivation and Determination

    The thing that’s kept me most motivated over the years and spurs me to get into the condition that you see...

    Contest PrepDave GoodinAugust 15, 2011
  • Beginning Arm Training

    What typically happens with someone who begins training is that strength increases first followed by muscle size.

    ArmsJohn HansenAugust 12, 2011
  • Power and Density to Max Out Size

    If you want to try it with a more balanced power-density approach, try this: At one workout for each bodypart you...

    LatestSteve HolmanAugust 11, 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...

    Complete WorkoutsJohn HansenAugust 5, 2011
  • Last-Set Roulette: Mass Jack Surprise Attack

    Another last-set-roulette option is the 3X + NA method. For that you do a 3X sequence, with 30 seconds between sets

    LatestSteve HolmanAugust 3, 2011
  • Bodybuilding in Prison

    I am 30 years old and was incarcerated at Terminal Island Federal Prison in Southern California from 2006 until November 2010....

    LatestDaniel BeeryJuly 31, 2011
  • How to Treat Injuries Yourself, Part 3

    We’re talking about something serious here: physical injury. Let’s not waste a moment but pick up where we left off.

    Injury & PreventionStuart McRobertJuly 30, 2011
  • Optimize Your Size Potential

    By far the most underestimated and/or underemphasized aspect of the “muscle-growth equation” is proper attention to sleep and rest.

    Injury & PreventionEric BroserJuly 24, 2011
  • Avoid Elbow Pains to Keep Making Gains

    Several common forearm injuries can plague trainees. The most well known is tennis elbow, which is a strain of the origin,...

    Injury & PreventionJoseph M. Horrigan, D.C.July 22, 2011
  • Mr. Olympia Trains Like a Wimp?

    He trains as heavy as he needs to in order to get the feeling in the muscle he is after, and...

    LatestRon HarrisJuly 21, 2011
  • Have You Stalled with Heavy Workouts?

    Q: I’ve been working out hard. I did the Heavy/Light 4-day program for three months...

    LatestSteve HolmanJuly 15, 2011
  • Stretching Between Sets

    Q: What’s your opinion on stretching between sets to relax a muscle—for example, doing a hamstring stretch between sets of hamstring...

    LatestCharles PoliquinJuly 14, 2011