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Executive Editor Arnold Schwarzenegger shows you how to train for dense muscle mass and shape. BY ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGEROne thing many bodybuilders don’t realize is that success in the gym is all about weight training rather than weightlifting. That is, the goal is not to see how much weight you can lift, but to use resistance training to develop, shape and sculpt the various muscles of the body. When you do this kind of training you also get stronger, but that’s not the primary goal.Weightlifting creates a different kind of physique than does bodybuilding. While weightlifters frequently do a lot of...

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The next Quick tips video comes from a request for some glute exercises.The glutes are the most powerful muscle in the body.But there is more to the bottom than one thinks. There is a whole series of muscles in the glutes not just the gluteus maximus and minor. There are a lot of nerves from your spine into your ass. So therefore exercising your buns is not just to look nice but more importantly is to protect your back from injury. Ok so we all have an ass right. How do you get the bum you desire. First off we...

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Creating A Pro I’m going to take an example of a 200-pound guy who is planning to compete in a bodybuilding contest, or just wants to look good for the beach. How will we work on his diet and training?• First, his daily caloric need will be based on his metabolism: fast, medium or slow. If he has a fast metabolism, then I multiply his weight by 20; medium metabolism, multiply it by 15 and slow metabolism, multiply it by 12. Suppose this guy has a fast metabolism. His daily caloric needs will be 200 x 20 = 4,000 calories/day.•...

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There are many reasons why people join a gym – to regain health and fitness, or maybe they have a special event in 6 months whether its a festival or a bodybuilding show. I think it’s great that guys want to get lean and grow some muscle, it’s about time we take our health and bodies seriously as we only have one, but please leave your ego at the door.I get that when we start to gain some quality muscle, or just leaning down to reveal our hard work, that we gain a little (or a lot) of confidence. It’s...

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The world’s greatest bodybuilder didn’t always have the incredible symmetry you see in photos today. Here’s his 4-step approach to overcoming a lagging muscle group. by Bill GeigerLast updated: Dec 30, 2014If you’re like a lot of recreational bodybuilders, you’ve got a favorite body part you like to train more frequently, work harder with a few extra sets and exercises, and show off just a little more than the other muscle groups. You’ve probably got your favorite exercises you like to do—and you do them religiously. And you probably have a favorite pair of shorts or a T-shirt that shows...

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