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Q. How do you train a fitness competitor versus figure vs. women’s physique versus women’s bodybuilding? A. Numerous factors determine how I program for each of my female competitors and... more
Q. How do you train a natural bodybuilder versus one using steroids? What are the major differences from a purely training standpoint? A. There’s not a lot of difference with how I train a... more
Hypoxic Training Masks
Manitoba Muscle - Darren Mehling
Q. I’ve seen athletes using those hypoxic training masks. Do you use these with any of your athletes, or are they a scam? A. I can guarantee you that the athletes wearing those masks in the gym... more
Do You Think Bodybuilding Is Unhealthy
Sports Medicine - Dr. Ken Kinakin
Q. What do you say to the statement “Bodybuilding is not about health?” A. I would like to make the distinction between competitive and non-competitive bodybuilding. I would say non-... more
Why Many Pros Don’t Use A Full Range Of Motion
Sports Medicine - Dr. Ken Kinakin
Q. I notice that many of the pros don’t use a full range of motion during training. Does this isolate the muscles more, or are they shortchanging themselves on gains that they could be making?... more
Cutting-Edge Injury Treatment
Sports Medicine - Dr. Ken Kinakin
Q. What are the newest treatment methods for injuries that bodybuilders and other athletes should be excited about? Are there any cutting-edge technologies that will improve injury recovery? A. There... more