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
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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
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Guest blog by Daine McDonald, Founder of the Clean Health Fitness Institute, Australia. Over the years I have trialed and tested numerous programs on myself and with my clients Programs for strength, fat loss, hypertrophy you name it, I have experimented with it My biggest mentor with programming early on in my life was my grandfather Ken
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
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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
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posterior chain
I get a lot of demand for glutes building routines.  This is a great posterior chain program to target that area.   A-1 Lying Leg Curls, Feet Inward A-2 Drop Lunges A-3 Dumbbell High Bench Steps Do for 6 workouts, then switch to part 2 that will come in a few weeks.   Enjoy the results, Coach Charles
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
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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.
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forearms
The forearms are the red head step child in the physique-building world. Most people train them as an after-thought, if at all. First this means they leave gains in muscle mass on the table. But also increase their risks of a structural imbalance with the elbow flexors. I’ve often noticed trainees who made considerable gains in
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By Josh Bryant Any honest bodybuilder will admit that he would like to be strong.  On the flip side, if a strength athlete tells you he doesn’t care how he looks — He is lying. Everybody that trains with weights wants to look like they actually lift weights. Having had the privilege of training some