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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).

A Bowlful of Jelly

I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...

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 Mad Monk of Power Lifting

A classic and controversial interview with powerlifting legend Louie Simmons.

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.

Poetry in Motion 2

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

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.

Brain Steroids

As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.

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.

Poetry in Motion 1

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

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.

The 50-Yard Dash

Look down at your gluteal junction the point where your caboose meets your hamstring and look for something called a gluteal fold. A well-developed hamstring/glute junction is smooth.

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.

A Simpleton's Guide to Charles Poliquin's Training Principles 2

In Part I of this article, I carefully picked out seven of Charles Poliquin's principles and tried to make them a little easier to understand. Of course, as I mentioned, picking out only seven was a little like trying to pick my top seven favorite Hanson songs?okay, bad analogy.

Strong Medicine

In the old days, whenever a doctor said something anything it was pretty much taken as gospel. After all, they're all incredibly bright, they all pull down some serious cash, and, well, they're doctors.

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.

A Simpleton's Guide to Charles Poliquin's Training Principles 1

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.

Question of Strength 7

My triceps development has stalled, big time. Got any new routines I can try?