The aim of this article is to touch upon some of what I consider to be the more common and damaging "mistakes" used in strength training.
When training twice a day, can you train only one muscle group for that day or can you train two, such as a pair of antagonists like chest and back?
Exactly three weeks ago, I posted an article I called The Oscillating Wave Program.
I'm not having any luck training my triceps. I'm sure it's because I've been doing the same old routine forever. Got a good tricep routine that I can try out today?
He's baaack! The one. The only. The original "Steroid Guru," Dan Duchaine is, once again, on the loose and talking to Testosterone.
I'm always experimenting in the gym. Hell, I sometimes think if I didn't spend so much time trying new ways to train that I'd be a lot further ahead, physique-wise.
I just recently completed your Maximal Weights workout and am very satisfied with the overall results. Thanks! My problem now, though, is that my chest won't grow.
Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.
I've heard and read tons about how you need to change your routine frequently in order to obtain maximal results. However, I am a creature of habit (no, not a nun).
I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...
I would like to start your GVT in a few weeks. Should I take some time off after a high-intensity cycle before I begin it? And what should I do during that period?
A classic and controversial interview with powerlifting legend Louie Simmons.
This all-day arm workout is completely nuts… but it works. Check it out.
Researchers Jar Physiology World With Evidence of Other Hamstring Movements.
I take a few weeks off from training several times each year, and I am concerned about whether this is counter productive.
Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.
Too often, training programs seem to be put together with all the forethought of a Congressional campaign. In other words, very little forethought is generally involved.
When most of us want to make some sort of long-term change to our bodies, we generally look for answers in the medicine cabinet.
It occurred to us that our website didn't really contain any workouts. I mean, if you, the loyal reader, just wanted to log on and pull out a new workout, you couldn't do it. You'd probably have to resort to pulling out a copy of Ironman or something (shudder).
I love squatting, but when I go heavy (5 RM or less), I get freaked out, and I think this fear is somehow inhibiting my success in the movement. Any ideas as to how I can get around it?
There are scores of biceps movements. Furthermore, there are hundreds of ways to do those biceps movements. The trouble is, unless you're involved in this business full-time, you tend to adopt certain exercises and do them over and over again, to the exclusion of all others.
As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.
It's a hot Saturday in the Colorado Rockies and I'm at the office trying to think of a topic for an article. I've been sitting here for hours, just staring into the computer screen.
I read one of your articles where you said that, in your opinion, Zottman curls are the best exercise for beefing up one's upper arm.
Could you give me some advice on how to get my forearms to grow? They don't seem to want to budge at all, no matter what I do.