Connect
To Top


April 2016 Table of Contents


SUBSCRIBE to Iron Man

Top features include: Alpha Male Shoulders, a high volume plan to help you build impressive delts and The Perfect Solution, a modernized peripheral heart action circuit training routine that builds muscle, improves heart markers and fits seamlessly into any program. Need help with lagging body parts? Get workouts for the top 6 most difficult physique challenges. Plus! Exquisite Former WWE Diva turned fitness entrepreneur, Celeste Braun, is the total package of sexy and savvy. We're in love! The April issue of Iron Man hits newsstands April 1.

FEATURES

62 ALPHA MALE SHOULDERS

Hard to grow and easy to damage, a nice set of shoulders sets you apart from the crowd. Dial in your delt game with this well-rounded workout.

70 LOOKING FOR TROUBLE

Stubborn chest? Narrow lats? You’re not alone. It’s time to troubleshoot your physique. We looked at the six most commonly lagging bodyparts and wrote a prescription for size.

78 THE GRAMIES

The first annual Iron Man Protein Bar Awards are here. Find out which bars won a coveted GRAMie across six different categories.

86 THE PERFECT SOLUTION

Better than HIIT and smarter than circuit training, Peripheral Heart Action can make you leaner, stronger, and healthier without confounding your current program.

 

DEPARTMENTS

16 TRAIN TO GAIN

Hamstring are the new triceps. Our strength expert gives his favorite exercises to develop the back of your legs. Also, we pick the coolest, most versatile fitness hoodies

24 TWIG TO BIG

Whether you like it or not, marijuana is gradually becoming more accepted by society and among fitness enthusiasts. But will it hamper your gains?

28 FAT LOSS RESEARCH

A collection of cutting-edge discoveries that support you in the fight against fat.

30 MUSCLE RESEARCH

Science you can use when it comes to developing a full and muscular physique.

32 EAT TO GROW

Our nutrition PhD reviews 10 different types of caffeine and explains when to use which one for the best results, from mental sharpness to physical power.

40 NUTRITION RESEARCH

The latest information on how to use food and supplements to lift harder, look better, and live longer.

46 GO PRO

Professional bodybuilder Martae Ruelas explains the mindset you must have to love life as a dedicated and successful pro athlete.

94 EXTREME TRAINING

You’ve probably been bench pressing for years, but how much do you really know about the father of upper-body lifts? It’s time to learn.

98 HYBRID TRAINING
Are you ready for the longest two minutes of your life? The sadistic minds at Metroflex LBC have created a conditioning drill that is as effective as it is painful.

100 NEWS & VIEWS

Lonnie Teper catches up with the first-ever Fitness Olympia champion as well as some of the superstars of bodybuilding. Check out the winners of the Iron Man Naturally and other contests from the LA FitExpo.

104 LA FITEXPO RECAP 

With over 60,000 attendees, 700 vendors, and dozens of pro athletes, the Los Angeles incarnation of the FitExpo had the biggest turnout in its history.

110 ANTI-AGING

A 26-year-old professional trainer and strength coach attends an anti-aging seminar and fills his cup with knowledge and wisdom from a group of elite experts.

112 THE FINAL WORD

Our readers have the final say.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

More in In This Issue

  • June 2016 Table of Contents

    SUBSCRIBE to Iron Man The first-ever IFBB Men’s Physique Pro from across the pond, Ryan Terry gives us his British-eye view...

    Iron Man MagazineMay 31, 2016
  • May 2016 Table of Contents

    In this month's issue, get acquainted with the inspirational Markus Kaulius, the founder and CEO of Magnum Nutraceuticals, and his mission...

    Iron Man MagazineApril 26, 2016
  • March 2016 Table of Contents

    Catch up with Steve Cook, one of the original Men's Physique superstars, as he moves to Los Angeles, learns surfing and...

    Iron Man MagazineFebruary 22, 2016
  • February 2016 Table of Contents

    SUBSCRIBE to Iron Man In the next issue, learn how to get more work out of your workout, turn stubborn calves...

    Iron Man MagazineFebruary 1, 2016
  • January 2016 Table of Contents

    This month's features include Physique Olympian Jeremy Buendia's massive back workout, power foods that hack your hunger and interview with exotic...

    Iron Man MagazineDecember 28, 2015
  • December 2015 Table of Contents

    Fitness model and professional spokesman Brandan Fokken is breaking barriers. Amber Dawn Fokken is also December's Smoking Hot Hardbody.

    Iron Man MagazineNovember 23, 2015
  • November 2015 Table of Contents

    Inspiring photos and interview with two-time Mr. Olympia Men's Physique champion Jeremy Buendia who shares his winning workout ethics.

    Iron Man MagazineOctober 26, 2015
  • October 2015 Table of Contents

    Bodybuilding.com spokesmodel Jason Wittrock on conquering adversity and helping others find happiness through fitness.

    Iron Man MagazineSeptember 27, 2015
  • September 2015 Table of Contents

    Featuring Physique favorite Anton Antipov, Metroflex LBC owner Eddie Avakoff and Hardbody Summer Rae

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 26, 2015