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December 2013 Issue Preview

Our December issue features someone you may recognize from a popular TV show of the past. Hint: “Baywatch.” No, not her. We’ve got Jeremy Jackson, a.k.a. Hobie, and he’s looking more buff than any lifeguard on that series ever did. Whoa.


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Our December issue features someone you may recognize from a popular TV show of the past. Hint: “Baywatch.” No, not her. We’ve got Jeremy Jackson, a.k.a. Hobie, and he’s looking more buff than any lifeguard on that series ever did. Whoa. Find out how and why he decided to get fit and carve in some etched abs. Plus, we’ve got a power-packed bench press feature, just in time to get you driving up mega poundages over the winter, and the Diet Doc lays out meal-by-meal eating plans to get you growing again.

FEATURES

TRANSFORMATION

Ricky Hinch went from round to ripped, dropping his bodyfat from 27 percent to 8 to get in hard, cut shape.

TRAIN, EAT, GROW 170

New mass-packing method: Use progressive-speed 4X to accelerate your muscle-building success.

X-FILES

How condition magician Aron Noble uses POF and 4X to get ripped and contest ready. His crazy diet is here too—a huge meal at night. Nice!

JEREMY JACKSON’S JAGGED JOURNEY

Clark Bartram talks with “Baywatch” star Jeremy “Hobie” Jackson about being a child actor, coping with fame and choosing abs over rehab.

MUSCLE-MEAL SCHEMATICS

Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, outlines meal-by-meal plans that can help you pack it on and etch it deep.

BUILT—TO HELP OTHERS SUCCEED

David Young gets the lowdown from Justin Lovato on his transition from onstage flexer to mentor and trainer. The dude knows how to tear it up in the gym too.

POWER PECS

Want a big, strong chest? Try Roger Lockridge’s rest/pause-drop method with a low-rep twist.

A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS

Ron Harris explains that eating clean is a privilege and proper nutrition is the real key to anabolic ignition.

PROGRESSIVELY INTENSIFIED RESISTANCE

Greg Vandermade outlines unique resistance-band moves to get you bigger, stronger, faster and better.

’13 IFBB MR. OLYMPIA

Phil kills in Vegas—and picks up Sandow number three. Was it a muscle conspiracy? You be the judge.

DEPARTMENTS

TRAIN TO GAIN

Don’t let your back slack. IFBB pro Evan Centopani shows how to make it grow. Plus, muscle-building myths and wild cross-band pullups.

EAT TO GROW

Jerry Brainum on keeping bodyfat off. Also, the most important meal of the day and supplements for Xtreme workouts.

MHP MUSCLE AND POWER

IFBB pro Ben White tells how heavy training gets you lean.

SMART TRAINING

Coach Charles Poliquin talks muscle, strength and the elite.

NATURALLY HUGE

Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen weighs in on tension time.

TWIG TO BIG

Vince Del Monte has some easy recipes for fueling mass construction.

ANABOLIC RESEARCH

Jerry Brainum on CLA: Is it anabolic?

NEWS & VIEWS

Olympia rewind­—a.k.a. L.T.’s take on the big weekend: Who should have been higher? What happened to Cutler? Can Heath be beat?

PRIME-TIME MUSCLE

Dave “Texas Shredder” Goodin’s complete new workout­, modified preex with a TORQ edge and more.

MIND/BODY CONNECTION

Coach Bill Starr on mastering the full squat. Plus, Sandy Lieu and Emmanuel Delcour attack the weights at Gold’s Gym, Venice.

READERS WRITE

Incredible Rachel, awestruck and CrossFit bulls#@t.

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