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Abs over 50
Women's Physique - Tammy Strome
If you’ve seen The Expendables, you don’t need me to tell you that it’s absolutely possible to be in amazing shape in your fifties and sixties. Achieving a well-developed physique and continuing to... more
5 Tips for a Big Bad Chest
Bigger and Badder - Ron Partlow
So you want a big chest? You’ve been bench pressing for years and can push some good iron, yet your chest still sucks? Maybe you’ve got big shoulders and triceps from all the big benches, yet your... more
2015 Arnold Classic Predictions
Muscle Talk - Jaime Filer
Arnold Classic 2015 predictions Arguably the biggest show of the first half of the IFBB Pro season is upon us! The Arnold Classic is only days away, and the 26th anniversary of the show is going to... more
Strong Words - Diet and Abs
The Romano Factor - John Romano
As cliché as it sounds, a lot of us really do use the new year to tighten up our diets, bring the intensity back up a few notches in the gym, and in general undo all that the holidays have done to us... more
Bench Press Shoulder Pain and How to Get Rid of It
Sports Medicine - Dr. Ken Kinakin
One of the most common pain patterns seen in the gym today is painful shoulders when bench pressing. It can be either one shoulder or both, and it seems to come out of nowhere. One day, you’re... more
Then and Now
The Romano Factor - Jaime Filer
My wife and I just returned to Mexico from Charlotte, North Carolina, where she competed in the NPC Mid-Atlantic Classic (she took the overall in women’s physique!). It had probably been five years... more