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April 2004

This month you get to vote on your favorite Hardbody, and the winner gets an encore performance in our pages. We?ll have a photo feature filled with weight-trained bods from past Hardbody installments, you vote on your favorite (once you snap out of your


Features

78 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 54
FAQs for the TEG guys. Hey, whadda you dudes bench?

92 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Bill Starr's no fool, which is why he recommends plenty of dumbbell work for a complete physique.

102 RESEARCH TEAM
Boldione's got it going on. It's the new-generation pro-hormone that packs a wicked anabolic kick. Check it out.

112 MENTAL-MUSCLE PROGRAMMING
Peter Siegel, R.H., shows you how to train your mind for consistent workouts and relentless results.

126 FRUCTOSE
Is it a disease-triggering, fat-packing sugar you should avoid? Jerry Brainum guides you through the research.

142 BUILDING THE ULTIMATE PHYSIQUE
John Little shows you how to specialize for shoulder size.

152 SUCCESS STORY
How Joe DeAngelis powered his way to the Mr. A.

166 HEAVY DUTY
John Little answers questions on losing bodyfat, static contraction and HIT hype.

182 HOTTEST HARDBODY
Vote for the Hottest Hardbody of '03 and elect your favorite for an encore performance. There's a bevy of breathtaking beauties here. Prepare for intense cardio effects.

222 SHOCKING MUSCLE GROWTH
Part 2 of Michael G'ndill's exploration of neuromuscular training for extreme gaining.

236 NUTRIENT REDUX
Lecithin and choline are poised for a comeback in the bodybuilding supplement race. Jerry Brainum tells why.

248 BACK IN ACTION
Greg Zulak shows you how to whack your back for new rugged size and detail.

270 CHIP OFF THE OLD ROCK
Lee Apperson's son, Lee Jr., pumps with Pop.

294 SINGLES FOR SIZE
C.S. Sloan says go to the max for mega muscle and strength. Complete program included.

Departments

30 TRAIN TO GAIN
Abominable abdominals, Viagra vs. exercise and using the EZ-curl bar the wrong way for bigger biceps.

54 EAT TO GROW
Carnitine can help you get lean. Plus, how you can magnify creatine's muscle with magnesium.

72 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman shows you how to chisel with more sizzle, as in going for the burn with a back-to-basics program.

120 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen talks steroids, growth and recovery. And he has more teen training too.

124 ANABOLIC DRIVE
Jose Antonio, Ph.D., says to plug it in to pump it up. Check out new research on electric muscle stimulators.

174 TRAIN WITH ZANE
The former Mr. O reflects on the power of movement.

280 UNCHAINED
Greg Zulak's training tips and tricks for big arms. (You know you want 'em bigger!)

282 NEWS & VIEWS
Our behind-the-scenes king and queen, Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman, gear up for the competitive season with tons of juicy stuff. Prince Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots are here too'plus photos from Dot Kawashima's 80th-birthday bash.

318 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum tells the tale of the rise and fall of clenbuterol (it's a drug, not a Third World dictator).

324 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Ironmind's Randall Strossen, Ph.D., says to cut loose with creative juice. Plus, Laura Moore separates aphrodisiac fact from fiction (spanish fly, oh my!).

336 READERS WRITE
Unfetching femme physiques, HIT a miss and amen to Amber.

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