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Ron Harris

Does it really matter where you train?

A very frequent question/topic of conversation among bodybuilders and aspiring bodybuilders is, does it really matter where you train? As is often the case, the answer isn’t cut and dried. Really, any place that has enough weight and a few basic pieces of equipment like a leg press, cable station, leg extension, leg curl, and [...]

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Keep doing exercises that hurt you – at your own peril!

Q. I know you had elbow pain for years and eventually tore your right triceps. Lately my elbows have been hurting a lot too. Pressing heavy for chest is rough, and skullcrushers and overhead dumbbell extensions seem to be the absolute worst. Since I don’t want to tear my triceps, what advice do you have [...]

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Advice from pro bodybuilders: gold or garbage?

“Pro’s are the best source of advice.” “Pro’s are the worst possible people to ask for advice.” Neither of these statements is entirely accurate, all the time. It really comes down to which pro is the one giving advice. Before I even get into that, let me explain the very unique situation our particular sport [...]

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Squatting Q and A’s

Q. “Ron, Not too long ago you put out a Q & A regarding shoulder injuries and squatting. You recommended the inquirer use front squats rather than traditional squats. This would allow the person to continue to squat and focus more on the quads and also said getting a bigger butt with regular squats was [...]

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Hope for us older guys!

If anyone is curious, the mega storm they dubbed ‘Nemo’ dumped a full 30 inches on my town last night and well into this morning. I’ve spent most of today getting rid of the snow in my driveway and on our vehicles. Thank goodness for my wife Janet, or I would still be out there [...]

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Stimulate, don’t annihilate!

Each month I am privileged to speak with 8-Time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney for his column in Muscular Development. This is a real honor for me, as he was the reigning Mr. Olympia when I first started reading the magazines in the fall of 1987 and became a fan of the sport. It’s also significant [...]

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What I learned from my dad

Today is February 2, Groundhog Day in the USA. This day only means something to me because it’s the birthday of my father, the late Alan Davenport Harris. He would have been 84 years old today, but he passed away from cancer in May 1986 at the age of 57 when I was 16. My [...]

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