Q: 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?

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Q: I can probably bench about 350 pounds on a Hammer machine, but if I were to attempt to bench 350 pounds of free weight, it would probably decapitate me. What's going on here? Are my stabilizers pathetically weak?

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Q: I tried your One-Day Arm Cure routine. I was impressed with the results. Do you have a similar routine to boost chest size? I'd be interested in trying it.

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Q: I took "Principles of Nutrition" last year as an undergrad. My professor taught us that taking an amino acid supplement would do no good for two reasons: A) To do any good, an amino acid must be accompanied by all of the other essential amino acids, and B) Even if they are all there, the body cannot process amino acids in such quantity. Athletes will use more, but still nowhere close to the levels in most supplements. Have you ever heard someone make this kind of argument?

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Q: Last night I was listening to an old Muscle Media audio tape, and you mentioned using a triathlon stopwatch to time your rest period. Would you happen to have the specific model? I'm looking for something that will "beep" when my rest period is over.

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Q: I've found that if I lift weights a few hours before my karate lesson, I have much greater speed and strength in my strikes. Is that normal? Shouldn't I be fatigued?

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