Cutting Edge Training Methodology in Hypertrophy Training   Charles R Poliquin is recognized as one of the World’s most accomplished strength coaches who attributes his success to the quest for the “magical training program”. For the first time on the West Coast, Charles R Poliquin will be presenting Cutting Edge Training Methodology in Achieving Optimal
volume
How much volume should one undergo for maximal results in the gym? I just posted on Facebook that I needed some subjects to write on. Ed Coan, multiple world record holder, multiple time world champion in powerlifting is actually the one who asked this question about volume. The question can only be answered if you
Five Lessons on Building Large Arms from Larry Scott In respect to the giants who have taught me loads on training, in this part 2 of the series on learning from the Masters, I want to pay tribute to Larry Scott. Larry Scott has always been a source of inspiration for my own arm training.
Tagged under:
Five Lessons from Chuck Sipes People who have taken my seminars know that I always give credit where it is due. Today, I will tell you what I have learned from Chuck Sipes. (’59 IFBB Mr. America, ’61 Mr. Universe , ’66 Mr. Olympia 4th place and ’68 Mr. World) . He was particularly known for his
Gaining mass is a full time job Training hard is actually the easy part. Eating for size is what makes it a FULL TIME job John Meadows made use of the fact his mother worked in a bakery, by eating on a daily cherry pie that his mother brought home every day. “Just for the
Tagged under:
Sticking points in development are part to the pathway to excellence. Knowing how to blast through them is well desired in the Iron Game, and of course ensures faster progress. Just coming back from the Arnold Classic in Australia, you can be sure I did not meet  a pro bodybuilder that complained his arms were
Tagged under:

Squats – The Facts

Squat – A natural movement Crouching down is a natural movement. Almost all of us did it as infants to pick something up and it is common in many parts of the world as a waiting position or for food intake. By the way, those are part of the world, where back disorders are not
Tagged under: ,
I get a lot of demand for routines for the posterior chain. This is a great program to target that area. A-1 Lying Leg Curls  Feet Inward 4 x 6-9 reps on a 20X0 tempo, rest 10 seconds A-2 Drop Lunges 4 x 8-12 reps on a 10X0 tempo, rest 10 seconds A-3 Dumbbell High
New research just published this week in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, suggests that the recommendations for protein intake may be incorrect. A growing body of literature suggests that current dietary protein recommendations may not be sufficient to promote optimal muscle health in all populations. The current recommendations for protein intake are based primarily on
Tagged under: ,
Physique transformation is far more organized  than a few years ago. To achieve success in this endeavor a few rules have to be followed. Below is a picture of a 10 week transformation with journalist Joe Warner. In this case, he went from human « foie gras » to a decent physique. Yes, you can polish a turd.
Tagged under: ,