78 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 34
No free-bar squats or flat-bench presses? Theyve gone madbut theyre growing like crazy.
108 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Are you getting enough? Sleep, that is. Bill Starr has the answer and lots of interesting facts. Snooze or you lose.
126 SUPPLEMENT STRATEGIES
David Young shows you how to fling open the anabolic window and build slabs of mass. No pane, no gain.
138 THE ANGST INSIDE
Is it the road to depression or catapult to success? Skip La Cour says its all in how you use it.
154 ULTIMATE MUSCLE-UP GUIDE
Its all here: supplements, diet and three excellent training programs from the radical eight sets of eight to the conventional upper-body/lower-body split to the powerful POF Power Pyramid. Prepare to grow!
234 BEEF IT TO BE FIT
Jerry Brainum has the latest research on grass-fed beef and bison. Its more healthful and can help you pack on more muscleno bull.
246 DEXTER JACKSON
The amazing IFBB pro tells you how he gets ripped to shreds.
266 CONFESSIONS OF A STEROID USER, PART 3
John Rodrigues explores the myth of the magic cutter pill and how you can get lean to the extreme.
276 IM RESEARCH TEAM
No, its not a drug, but when youre on it and your muscles begin to swell, youll be wondering if its legal. (It is.)
282 HEAVY DUTY
Part 2 of a classic Mike Mentzer interview by John Little.
Jenny Hendershott guns you down with her smokin physique. This gal is loaded with sex appeal!
308 IS HIT IT?
Michael Gündill on the intensity vs. volume controversy.
324 JACK LALANNE
The king of fitness and his amazing stunts, like 1,000 dips in 45 minutes and towing boats handcuffed and shackled. Who needs AAA with Jack around?
34 TRAIN TO GAIN
Grow with the testosterone flow; go deep, deeper, deepest (sorry, its about training); and burn fat for 39 hours straight, no aerobics necessary.
56 EAT TO GROW
New creatine beats meat (as in beef, silly) and the carnitine-caffeine fat-burning team. Let er rip!
72 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman analyzes the eight-sets-of-eight debate and what to eat before you train to gain.
92 NATURALLY HUGE
Hardcore nevermore? John Hansens ode to heavy-metal gyms. (Ozzy, you and Satan done benching?)
102 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum looks at homo-phobia fear of cardio-damaging homocysteine and its steroid connection. He also discusses the new myostatin blockers that promise unreal muscle growth. Wild stuff here, gang!
228 ANABOLIC DRIVE
Weird, wacky anabolic facts from Jose Antonio, Ph.D.like a new way to load creatine youll want to persuade your girlfriend to try.
250 ADVANCED STRENGTH AND POWER
A new column by Tom Incledon, Ph.D., on building superhuman strength. The man knows his stuff!
254 NEWS & VIEWS
L.T. has more scoops than Baskin-Robbins, and Ruth Silverman gets a bevy of babes to pose with almost no clothes in Pump & Circumstance (How does she do it?). Jerry Fredricks Hot Shots keep the pot sizzlin.
340 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Sexpert Laura Moore on coming too soon and other makeout mishaps. New products are here too.
352 READERS WRITE
The goddess of glutes. Need we say more?