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.
Charles, you've not commented much about Tribex or Power Drive, why?
I'm going to be opening a gym and I would like your advice on the equipment that should be purchased.
Sometimes, when I'm talking to Coach Poliquin about training methodologies, muscle fiber ratios, and all the assorted high-tech, laboratory aspects of weight training, my eyes start to glaze over-not because I'm bored or anything-but because he has lost me.
My triceps development has stalled, big time. Got any new routines I can try?
I was reading through the May Muscle Media magazine and saw that author Paul Chek mentioned your name when he was talking about mesomorphs. I also note that most of your clients are elite-level athletes, who probably represent the best genetics on the planet.
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I have a question about carbo powders. For the last six months I've been following the nutrition and training advice outlined in your book, "The Poliquin Principles." The results have been amazing I still haven't hit a plateau on a single body part!
WARNING: If you're a white bigot, don't read this article. It might cause your red neck to get even redder. The premise of this article is, quite simply, blacks are better athletes than whites.
I follow your writings and enjoy your advice! However, I noticed that you recommend the Donkey Calf Raise quite often when talking about training calves. The couple of gyms that I frequent don't have a Donkey Calf Raise machine and I'm rather reluctant to interrupt other people to get them to sit on my back.
Every time I go to the gym, I see some mutton head doing "twists" with a broom stick. Are they really working their external obliques and slimming their waists, or are they just doing a passable imitation of a propeller prop?
When I bench press, my shoulders hurt like hell. Should I work around the pain, or should I just take up stamp collecting?
I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it. As a result, I usually leave a wake of mayhem and controversy wherever I go.
A lot of Americans think that the muscle building world begins and ends at the shores and boundaries of North America. Call it snobbish; call it provincial; call it whatever you want; just make sure you call it incorrect.
The reason why your arms are on the puny side? You don’t train them heavy enough. This 12-week arm training program is based on heavy weights and smart science.
I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it.
Once and for all, high reps or low reps? Standing calf raises or seated calf raises? Here are the answers.
As athletes, our workouts take precedence over just about anything. We may occasionally cut class or call in sick for work, but miss a workout? Not on your life. Likewise, we're so very, very careful about how we eat.