Every Angle Chest Workout

A well-developed chest is the immediate focal point of the entire upper body. Thick pecs symbolize upper-body strength and power. In addition, building thickness in the upper portion separates weekend jocks from true bodybuilders.  There are misconceptions about the best way to target the inner and upper pecs. Studies show that simply changing the width of …

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A Massive Upper Back Made E-Z

Most guys at the gym tend to train the muscle groups they can see when they look in the mirror: Chest, shoulders, and arms. However, the one part of the body that cannot be overlooked (both literally and figuratively) is the upper back. It has been said countless times that most bodybuilding contests are won …

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Hidden Diet Busters

The usual suspects behind diet sabotage are well documented: candy, soda, sugary cereal, any food item with the word “lard” posted as one of the ingredients. However, there’s a group of foods deceptive enough to twilight as innocent additions to a diet program, but moonlight as unwanted add-ons to a waistline. Yep, these diet busters …

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Mind Over Mass

 QUESTION  I’m disciplined at dieting and I have good genetics, but my motivation is spotty. Is there a training technique for this?   ANSWER  The greatest talents for dieting and training are for nothing if you don’t know how to sustain your motivation. Fortunately, you can build “endurance” into your mind, just as you can for your body, but you …

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Find Your Hero

Reg Park (No. 60) inspired Arnold inside and outside the gym.  There are many great resources for fitness information—including FLEX Magazine—but with so many voices, which do you listen to? That’s why I believe finding a role model is the best way to get on the right path and stay there. Reg Park was mine. A dominant …

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