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How Powerful Is Ephedrine As A Fat Burner
Muscle Diet - Mark Gilbert
Q. How powerful is ephedrine as a fat burner? In your opinion, was the USA ban on its use justified? A. Ephedrine is a stimulant similar to amphetamine but with substantially less potent effects. It... more
Contest Judging Part 2
Elite Physique - Dan Kennedy
Q. I’m so confused by the judging done in bodybuilding contests. What are the judges looking for in the symmetry round, the muscularity round, and the compulsory poses round? Also, what’s... more
What Is Arnold Like
Jan Tana - Jan Tana
Q. What’s Arnold like? Have there been any funny moments? A. I have known Arnold for about 25 years, and I find him to be funny at times but very gracious. Being in Arnold’s presence is... more
Q. How did you get started in the bodybuilding and fitness industry? A. I went to a bodybuilding contest in Virginia to see my employee Randy Rimbey compete. I commented to Randy that I thought the... more
Even Pros Can Have A Bad Tan
Jan Tana - Jan Tana
Q. Why do some pros have their tanning spray run down their bodies? Shouldn’t tanning be something these guys and girls would have mastered in the amateur ranks?   A. I am still amazed at... more
Working With Phil Heath
Jan Tana - Jan Tana
Q. What’s it like to work with Phil Heath? Did you think he was going to win the 2011 Mr. Olympia when you saw his body while you were tanning him? A. Phil Heath is one of the nicest men you... more