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August 2014 Table of Contents

This month we celebrate Arnold’s b-day with his classic arm-mass workout—specifically, how he built his sky-high bi’s.


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This month we celebrate Arnold’s b-day with his classic arm-mass workout—specifically, how he built his sky-high bi’s. Gene Mozée was there and has all the peak-perfecting particulars from the Oak himself. Plus, there will be plenty of eye-popping pics. Speaking of legendary programs, we’ll also have IM founder Peary Rader’s classic 20-rep-squat program—known to pack on up to 30 pounds of muscle in one month! It’s an old-school tool for serious size, strength and toughness.

FEATURES

TRAIN, EAT, GROW 178

Steve Holman outlines the pathways to total growth and how to make sure you get all your muscles to maximize size.

ARNOLD’S SKY-HIGH BI’S

True tales of how the Oak built his bad-ass biceps—from Gene Mozée. Complete workouts included.

10 KEYS TO MAXIMIZING YOUR WORKOUTS

Ben Tatar takes you through the hardcore paces to rev your beast mode and get you growing like crazy.

THERMOGENESIS

Can you actually lose fat while you eat? Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, looks at ripping up from a unique perspective.

RACK ATTACK

Mike Mahler revives an old-school tactic for fostering size, strength and mental toughness—with a nod to IM founder Peary Rader.

TRANSFORMATION

How Ryan Stafford took his adolescent body into muscular manhood with an extra 45 pounds of brawn in less than three years.

FROM STRUGGLE TO STRENGTH

Roger Lockridge teaches you how to use staggered sets to turn a weak bodypart into a winner.

A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS

“How hard do you need to train?” Ron Harris explains how gym intensity can be deceptive—no screaming and yelling required.

ODD MOVES FOR TRAP MASS

Greg Zulak digs deep for some forgotten exercises that will get your upper back popping.

XTREME TRAINING

Cornell Hunt discusses doing weightlifting complexes to build solid strength and off-the-charts conditioning.

HARDBODY

Bikini competitor Amber Dawn Orton pursues her pro card with a knockout physique.

DEPARTMENTS

TRAIN TO GAIN

If it’s broke, fix it; slow negatives for power; and building mass down under.

EAT TO GROW

Jerry Brainum looks at the latest research on beta-alanine. Plus, the Nutrition Alchemist analyzes the traditional diet.

MHP MUSCLE AND POWER

IFBB pro Ben White reveals how to round out your glutes.

SMART TRAINING

Coach Charles Poliquin discusses tension time and muscle.

NATURALLY HUGE

Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen on competition for motivation.

TWIG TO BIG

Vince Del Monte says you can destroy plateaus with isometronics.

ANABOLIC RESEARCH

Jerry Brainum explores the pros and cons of DHT from testosterone. Not so evil after all?

NEWS & VIEWS

L.T.’s got what’s goin’ on in bodybuilding—from college sports to the big, bad boys and girls.

PRIME-TIME MUSCLE

Avoid brain drain. Plus, high-end hypertrophy progression.

MIND/BODY CONNECTION

Coach Bill Starr latest strength-training insights, and Ruth Silverman’s always-entertaining babe-appalooza Pump & Circumstance.

READERS WRITE

Sunset salute, great Scott, and I lift, therefore IM.

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