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Power Boost

Power Boost
Using Post-Activation Potentiation
To Increase Power Output and Growth


Going through the motions in the gym is the death knell for all lifters. Once you’re comfortable, you can consider your gains at an end. If you’re striving to maximize performance each time you set foot in the gym, your head’s in the right place.

Science has led us to some solid tactics that have become commonplace: a detailed, dynamic warm-up, diligent supplementation with creatine and super-premium whey protein and progressively heavier weights, to name a few. But what have the labcoats offer...

Dense By Design

Dense By Design

Focus on work density to build strength,
improve endurance and burn fat.

We’ve all been guilty of it at one time or another. Three sets of 10. Five sets of five. Up, down, up, down, re-rack, rest, repeat. We all want to become machines in the gym but we shouldn’t become mechanical along the way. While certain rep ranges and volume prescriptions produce particular results, we shouldn’t become so enamored of them as to marginalize other methods of training. Restructuring your workouts to chase a particular number of reps, even if for just a few weeks, can have a dramatic impact on muscle size and strength, while also

Beef Up Your Back

Beef Up Your Back
Tips and Tricks for
Targeting Traps And Lats


“The front’s for show and the back’s for go.”

It’s a common training and performance adage. But I don’t know that it’s wholly accurate. A beefy back is just as showy as a chisled anterior.

Want a back that’s built for show and go? Include the following training staples in your training program.

Hang Cleans

Hang cleans in a back training article, have I lost my mind? I assure you, as can the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that my mental faculties are intact and in working order.

Yes—we’re discussing hang cleans. Why? They’re one of the best upper-back builders in existence. All of the upper-back...

5 Moves to Emphasize Size

5 Moves to Emphasize Size

Looking to Go From a Size XL to An XXL?
Then It's Time For You to Get Back To Basics!

For some reason, folks like to get fancy when it comes to building muscle. Every week we see new tricks, gadgets and loading parameters sure to confuse the hell out of anyone that tries to use them. In reality, building size is simple—it requires consistency, effort and exercises that recruit a ton of muscle mass.

Be forewarned; this article isn’t going to dazzle you with wizardry, it’s going to secure you with the simplicity of the five basic barbell moves that emphasize building size. What you’re about to read isn’t news, but it’s exact...

Perfect Pairings

Perfect Pairings


Combining Movements to Maximize
Strength and Muscle Mass Increase


Effective and efficient—these are the E words that drive the training process. Dense training sessions that accomplish a lot in a little time are the small investments that pay large training dividends. But effectiveness and efficiency require smart exercise combinations. Let’s examine a few powerful exercise combination strategies that take training to the next level.

Session Density

Session density is the amount of work done within a training session. The goal, in most instances, is to make training sessions as dense as possible. More work in less time equals Read full article

Time To Build Bulk

Time To Build Bulk


Mass-Building Exercises and Loading
Schemes For Getting Truly Huge!


For a large percentage of the population, the upcoming weeks are all about picking pumpkins and buying gifts, football on TV and holiday parties, putting up the decorations and greeting Santa and “Tis the Season.”

But not for you. For you, it’s bulking season.

OK, maybe you enjoy the holidays, too. But you also know that now is the time of the year where mass – raw bulk in all its magnificent glory – is king. You can’t chisel and sculpt a masterpiece in April and May if you don’t have a colossal rock to start with.

From now through spring, you should be eating heavy and working heavy. We’re here to help you with the seco...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMP DEXTER JACKSON, IFBB PRO LUIS SANTA, SHAWN RHODEN, BRANDON CURRY, STEVE KUCLO, EVAN CENTOPANI, JUSTIN COMPTON, WRESTLER+STRONGMAN JON ANDERSEN

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMP DEXTER JACKSON, IFBB PRO LUIS SANTA, SHAWN RHODEN, BRANDON CURRY, STEVE KUCLO, EVAN CENTOPANI, JUSTIN COMPTON, WRESTLER+STRONGMAN JON ANDERSEN
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION DEXTER JACKSON, IFBB PRO LUIS SANTA, IFBB PRO SHAWN RHODEN, IFBB PRO CEDRIC MCMILLAN, IFBB PRO BRANDON CURRY, IFBB PRO STEVE KUCLO, IFBB PRO EVAN CENTOPANI, IFBB PRO JUSTIN COMPTON, STRONGMAN+WRESTLER IFBB PRO JON ANDERSEN

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ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: KSW MMA FIGHTER + WSM WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN MARIUSZ PUDZIANOWSKI, MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION DENNIS WOLF, IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC, AMERICA'S STRONGEST MAN DIMITAR SAVATINOV

ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: KSW MMA FIGHTER + WSM WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN MARIUSZ PUDZIANOWSKI, MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION DENNIS WOLF, IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC, AMERICA'S STRONGEST MAN DIMITAR SAVATINOV
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: KSW MMA FIGHTER + WSM WORLD'S STRONGEST MAN MARIUSZ PUDZIANOWSKI, IFBB PRO MR. OLYMPIA LEE HANEY, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION DENNIS WOLF, IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC, IFBB PRO ZACK KHAN, AMERICA'S STRONGEST MAN DIMITAR SAVATINOV, HALL OF FAME IFBB PRO SHAWN RAY, IFBB PRO ZACK KHAN, PRO STRONGMAN SEAN DEMARINIS

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ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT + PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO DARREM CHARLES, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP DEX JACKSON, FLEX LEWIS, DENNIS WOLF, RICH GASPARI, DALLAS MCCARVER, STRONGMAN BILL KAZMAIER, WILLIAM BONAC WINS IN FLORIDA

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT + PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO DARREM CHARLES, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD CLASSIC CHAMP DEX JACKSON, FLEX LEWIS, DENNIS WOLF, RICH GASPARI, DALLAS MCCARVER, STRONGMAN BILL KAZMAIER, WILLIAM BONAC WINS IN FLORIDA
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO CONTEST REPORT + PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO DARREM CHARLES, MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION DEXTER JACKSON, IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS, IFBB PRO DENNIS WOLF, IFBB PRO RICH GASPARI, IFBB PRO FRED SMALLS, IFBB PRO DALLAS MCCARVER, IFBB PRO ANTHONEIL CHAMPAGNIE, WSM STRONGMAN BILL KAZMAIER, PLUS IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC WINS IN FLORIDA

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The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes and pros from other sports leagues had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roun...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMP STEVE KUCLO, IFBB PRO BRANCH WARREN, TRICKY JACKSON, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI, GUY CISTERNINO, ‘BIG RAMY’ MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, JASON HUH, CHRIS CORMIER

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMP STEVE KUCLO, IFBB PRO BRANCH WARREN, TRICKY JACKSON, HIDETADA YAMAGISHI, GUY CISTERNINO, ‘BIG RAMY’ MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, JASON HUH, CHRIS CORMIER
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: MR. OLYMPIA JAY CUTLER, ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPION STEVE KUCLO, IFBB PRO BRANCH WARREN, IFBB PRO TRICKY JACKSON, IFBB PRO HIDETADA YAMAGISHI, IFBB PRO GUY CISTERNINO, IFBB PRO MAMDOUH ELSSBIAY, IFBB PRO JASON HUH, IFBB PRO NICK TRIGILI, IFBB PRO CHRIS CORMIER

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The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes a pro who is a winner of multiple Sandow trophies at Joe Weider's Olympia Weekend (a.k.a. the "Super Bowl of bodybuilding"), and a pro whose ...
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