Background

Working together to help you build a better physical well being with sensible bodybuilding strategies.

Steve Holman: Steve has been training for 30 years and has been a member of the IM Training & Research Center for 10 years. He's been IRON MAN Magazine's Editor in Chief for more than 15 years, has written more than 10 books on bodybuilding, weight training and nutrition and his POF-based "Train, Eat, Grow" series appears monthly in IRON MAN magazine.

Steve Holman Before and After (1 month later) using the X-Rep Method!

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Steve Holman

Jonathan Lawson: Jonathan has been training for 14 years, competed in numerous bodybuilding competitions and has been a member of the IRON MAN Training & Research Center for 10 years. He wrote "20 Pounds of Muscle in 10 Weeks" and contributes to the POF-based "Train, Eat, Grow" series which appears monthly in IRON MAN Magazine.

Jonathan Lawson Before and After (1 month later) using the X-Rep Method!

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Jonathan Lawson

He can be contacted at info@x-rep.com.

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How fast or slow you go during any given set can be the difference between no gains and off-the-chart leaps in size and strength. In fact, by using just two different rep speeds you can double your gains. Let us explain...
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It's not easy getting lean, which is why fast fat loss is always a hot topic. So to get you on the rocket ship to ripped, here are 5 fat-loss blast-off tips - from diet to training.
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Imagine discovering that you've only been training half your muscles' growth capacity, and with one small tweak, you could transform your physique! Exciting new research suggests that's entirely possible. Learn more.
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A set of guns that stretch shirt sleeves to the bursting point grab attention like nothing else. Achieve startling new growth from the following tips and workout.
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If you want extreme muscle mass, you need to look at lighter, slower-rep training. Cash in on real muscle growth with this detailed list explaining how to do this type of training, why, and sample exercises to go with it!
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Learn how to achieve new levels of muscular size and detail very quickly. You should never quit experimenting and trying to find the right training combinations that work for you.
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The old saying is, 'A picture is worth a thousand words.' In my case my before picture evoked disgust. With these transformation tactics you can realize your quest for fat loss. Don’t wait another minute - start down that path to a better you!
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There are supplements you can use along with your fat burner to get blindingly ripped much faster—and even your fat burner should have a key compound to stoke the fat-melting fires... Learn more.
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3D Positions of Flexion (POF) is a simple concept based on real science that attacks all the layer of muscle growth with precision. Use the following clues and techniques to build amazing gains in less time!
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A heavy workout totally depletes the muscle, then a light workout forces more glycogen deposition so the muscle fills… Blast your triceps with this workout and learn more as the Q&A talks about going to failure, adding sets, supplementation, and more.
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The Heavy/Light Training system is based on how a lot of the bodybuilders in the pre-steroid era - the '50s and early '60s - used to train - and a lot of them got huge! Learn more about this Mass Making program along with a bicep routine and more!
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While most women don't want muscularity or vascularity, the same ripping diet and cutting strategies that smart bodybuilders use can get any woman leaner faster... Get the latest strategies and ideas for fat loss right here!
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On your mark. Get set. Grow! Our get-huge hit list below can make your race for muscle size a record-setting sprint rather than a slow crawl. We've learned a few things about getting bigger and share them right here!
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The following are supplements we've tried for extended periods and found effective. This group is the real deal, and they work well together, especially for those bodybuilders who train with intensity. Use them and see if they work for you!
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In high school at 120 pounds, Steve often thought that he probably should've pursued ping-pong instead of muscle. If you are a hard gainer then look no further. Here are some great tips & hints to overcome the difficulty of putting on muscle!
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Are you overtraining? Are you undertraining? These and many other questions arise when training is leading nowhere fast. Learn here about phase training and what you can do to break out of this lag in your training. Read on...
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This is the second part of an interview with Jonathan Lawson and Steve Holman... According to Holman and Lawson, X Reps can make a set three to five times more effective at building mass. See this great Q&A where they give details about building mass!
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Jonathan L. and Steve H., Iron Man magazine authors and developers of X-Reps, recently packed on about 10 pounds of muscle. Check out this great interview as they explain another muscular quantum leap - The X Factor. Get the full details right here!
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There's more to gargantuan guns than training bi's and tri's. Sometimes there's a less-obvious mass jack that can turn molehills into mountains. The technique we are going to share with you will help you get those giant arms. Try it out!
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What we found turned our uphill battle into a successful mountain climb: a 19 1/4-inch arm measurement after a few key exercise tweaks... This part is going to cover the triceps. Read on for more.
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Arnold was able to get huge back in the day because of the tactics he used while training. Learn right here how he used cheat curls and other exercises to get huge even by today's standards. Check it out.
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Ronnie Coleman and Jay Cutler just have to know something the rest of us don't - because they're eye-ball-popping huge! Well we have some answers to how they get that big. Check it out!
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Recently Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson stumbled onto a new training concept that took their muscle size, shape and density to new dimensions. Learn more about the amazing X-Reps right here!
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The max-force point is the place along an exercise's stroke at which the target muscle has the most power-output potential. Learn more about this point and see how Mr. Olympia works it in...
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Recently Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson stumbled onto a new training concept that took their muscle size, shape and density to new dimensions. Learn more about the amazing X-Reps right here!
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