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Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth?

Will Weightlifting Stunt a Teen’s Growth? No, that’s an old myth from the stone age. And I quote… Does Weight Lifting Stunt Growth in Height? I get this question all the time: “I’m in my teens and I want to…

Gain Muscle Mass Without Reading Muscle and Fitness Magazines

Dear Friend, Just the other day a friend approached me for help. He has been training for several months (at least six months, I think) with little to no gains. I put him on a good routine that he would…

What Goes Unsaid

Mick Madden

If you Google every major bodybuilding routine under the sun, you will have a ton of information to weed through, and a ton of programs to digest. But in this mountain of information, there is one aspect of training that…

Bodybuilding Series, Part 1

NOTE: The following article is the first in a series on bodybuilding basics for beginners and intermediate lifters. Please stay tuned for more to come… BODYBUILDING Bodybuilding. The word invokes images of oiled man (or women) with shaved and tanned…

Barry Merriman Periodized Bodybuilding Plan

My Sample Bodybuilding Routine This routine is intended primarily to add muscle and body mass. We must consider all factors related to growth: (a) Diet: You need a high calorie diet to grow, with plenty of protein. You should get…

What Shoes Are Best For Deadlifting?

What are the best shoes for deadlifting? Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Tops. End of story. They run less than $40, are durable, and the lack of shoe elevation creates a short range of motion.

Natural Bodybuilding: How Big Can I Get?

Is it possible to know how big I can get with natural bodybuilding? Casey Butt has an amazing article on this subject. Here is an excerpt: Based on an analysis of some 300 class and overall title winning drug-free bodybuilders…