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The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

The 1-6 Principle

Like training hard and heavy? You’ll love this classic training plan that uses heavy loads to potentiate the nervous system for great hypertrophy.

Question of Strength 22

I suffer from the common problem of raising my heels when I squat. This is really hampering my progress in all squatting movements - back and front, power cleans, even deadlifts.

Question of Strength 21

I've searched your site and haven't really found anything about how to train shoulders. Any tips or suggestions?

Achieving Structural Balance

Is your body neurally inhibiting strength gains? It can happen. Here’s why and how to fix it.

Can't Add Size to Your Biceps?

Direct grip and forearm training can be just what you need when arm gains have stalled out. Here’s why, plus a full training program to get you started.

Question of Strength 20

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).

Question of Strength 19

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?

Question of Strength 18

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?

Question of Strength 17

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.

Question of Strength 16

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).

Question of Strength 15

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?

The One-Day Arm Cure

This all-day arm workout is completely nuts… but it works. Check it out.

Question of Strength 14

I take a few weeks off from training several times each year, and I am concerned about whether this is counter productive.

Training Frequency

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.

Question of Strength 13

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?

Variations on a Theme

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.

The Nausea Workout

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.

Question of Strength 12

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.

Question of Strength 11

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.

The Swiss Ball Arm Workout

Contrary to popular belief, the Swiss Ball is not where you take Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis after she wins the Wimbledon Championship. The Swiss Ball is actually an large, inflated, polyurethane/vinyl ball that can be an indispensable aid in training arms, legs, or any other body part for that matter.

Question of Strength 10

Over the years, I've built a pretty good physique, but the guy who owns the gym where I work out says I have the upper trap development of Bill Gates.

The Five Percent Solution

I too have my own version of the seven percent solution, only it has nothing to do with illegal opiates. Instead, it has to do with rep schemes. I call it my Five Percent Solution.

Question of Strength 9

Charles, you've not commented much about Tribex or Power Drive, why?

Question of Strength 8

I'm going to be opening a gym and I would like your advice on the equipment that should be purchased.