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Shock tactics

Shock tactics – bodybuilding Julian Schmidt In bodybuilding, you have to be relentless. Drop your guard for a moment, and your hard-won gains slip like quicksilver from your grasp, leaving a muscle group to lag behind others or your rock-hard density to melt. Should that happen, there’s a solution. It’s called a “shock workout, “so […]

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don’t let your weak points hold you back. Let four pros, past and present, show you how to overcome your stubborn bodyparts

Survival of the weakest: don’t let your weak points hold you back. Let four pros, past and present, show you how to overcome your stubborn bodyparts Shawn Perine Wouldn’t it be great if every bodypart grew easily? Sure, it’s easy to get psyched up to hit the gym when it’s time to train our most […]

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Dream diet

Dream diet Lee Haney Q | I keep hoping to stumble onto a diet that builds muscle mass, retains energy and reduces bodyfat, all at the same time. Am I just dreaming? A | I used just such a diet to win my record-setting eighth Sandow in 1991, and that wasn’t a dream. Furthermore, for […]

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Easy does it: training biceps smarter, not harder, is the ticket to success

Easy does it: training biceps smarter, not harder, is the ticket to success – Ask Dorian Dorian Yates I have seven years of hardcore training under my belt. My goal is to emulate your balls-to-the-wall intensity, but I’m still having major problems with my biceps. I work them three times per week on average. Lately, […]

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The first 500 readers to buy a bottle of Ice, Vendetta or Relentless from BulkNutrition.com will receive a free bottle of Sytenhance—the first of three revolutionary new products from Xtreme Formulations engineered to aid the bodybuilder in the war against genetics by providing site-specific physique enhancements – www.xtremeformulations.com

The first 500 readers to buy a bottle of Ice, Vendetta or Relentless from BulkNutrition.com will receive a free bottle of Sytenhance—the first of three revolutionary new products from Xtreme Formulations engineered to aid the bodybuilder in the war against genetics by providing site-specific physique enhancements – www.xtremeformulations.com – Product review: this month’s offers and […]

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Bulk up: vegetables rule when it comes to adding muscle mass

Bulk up: vegetables rule when it comes to adding muscle mass – Nutrition Chris Aceto To bulk up your body with muscle, learn to bulk up your diet with vegetables. Low in calories, vegetables also provide a host of nutrients that are otherwise deficient in many bodybuilding diets, including fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Most […]

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Seasons in the gym: tracking Craig Titus’ yearlong gym odyssey – Training

Seasons in the gym: tracking Craig Titus’ yearlong gym odyssey – Training – bodybuilder’s workout program Terry Goodlad on the planet does not happen by chance. It is a steady process of reassessing, refining and adjusting an athlete’s physique to shape it into an exceptional piece of art. With military precision, the best must strategize […]

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working to improve his chest, Japan’s best-ever bodybuilder, Hidetada Yamagishi, is all business

Hide & peak: working to improve his chest, Japan’s best-ever bodybuilder, Hidetada Yamagishi, is all business Shawn Perine He may look like a superhero, but IFBB pro Hidetada Yamagishi is actually a mere mortal, not so unlike you or me, just bigger. Probably much bigger, actually. Odds are he’s also more cut, and stronger than […]

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his legend lives on; His influence on bodybuilding and the men who compete at its highest level shouldn’t be underestimated, nor will it cease with his passing

Reg Park: his legend lives on; His influence on bodybuilding and the men who compete at its highest level shouldn’t be underestimated, nor will it cease with his passing Shawn Perine There once was an ideal that was bodybuilding, and it represented all that men aspired to be. It had nothing to do with skin-popping […]

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All our yesterdays: what we found when we rifled through our back pages from five, 10 and 15 years ago

All our yesterdays: what we found when we rifled through our back pages from five, 10 and 15 years ago OCTOBER 1987 A midsummer Nights dream. Gary Strydom tells how he garnered the first of his eventual four IFBB victories by winning the 1987 Night Of Champions in his pro debut against the largest NOC […]