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.
Ricky Hinch went from round to ripped, dropping his bodyfat from 27 percent to 8 to get in hard, cut shape.
New mass-packing method: Use progressive-speed 4X to accelerate your muscle-building success.
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!
Clark Bartram talks with “Baywatch” star Jeremy “Hobie” Jackson about being a child actor, coping with fame and choosing abs over rehab.
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.
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.
Want a big, strong chest? Try Roger Lockridge’s rest/pause-drop method with a low-rep twist.
Ron Harris explains that eating clean is a privilege and proper nutrition is the real key to anabolic ignition.
Greg Vandermade outlines unique resistance-band moves to get you bigger, stronger, faster and better.
Phil kills in Vegas—and picks up Sandow number three. Was it a muscle conspiracy? You be the judge.
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.
Jerry Brainum on keeping bodyfat off. Also, the most important meal of the day and supplements for Xtreme workouts.
IFBB pro Ben White tells how heavy training gets you lean.
Coach Charles Poliquin talks muscle, strength and the elite.
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen weighs in on tension time.
Vince Del Monte has some easy recipes for fueling mass construction.
Jerry Brainum on CLA: Is it anabolic?
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?
Dave “Texas Shredder” Goodin’s complete new workout, modified preex with a TORQ edge and more.
Coach Bill Starr on mastering the full squat. Plus, Sandy Lieu and Emmanuel Delcour attack the weights at Gold’s Gym, Venice.
Incredible Rachel, awestruck and CrossFit bulls#@t.