It’s that time of year again—time for biting cold, snow and swimsuits. Say, what? The February issue is our annual swimsuit spectacular, with page after page of gorgeous babes in tiny swimwear. It’s guaranteed to send your, um, motivation soaring in the dead of winter. Of course, the issue is also jam-packed with training and diet details to help you build your best body. For starters, Greg Zulak is back with an eye-opening feature on the secrets of the champs—how to do what they do to get huge. Then Ruth Silverman interviews Power/Rep Range/Shock creator Eric Broser about his latest developments.
Steve Holman describes the summer-of-mass project, in which he guided a beginning bodybuilder to packing on 18 pounds of muscle. Before and after shots included. Wow!
These 20 pages of rock-solid hardbody motivation remind us of two big reasons that we train—beautiful babes and the beach. Surf’s up!
Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, outlines eight true low-carb, ketogenic eating plans—with complete meal-by-meal schedules. Prepare to get shredded!
A 500-rep blast to detonate new size down below—and trigger your entire body to grow. Roger Lockridge has the sweat-making sets and reps.
Ron Harris says to take pride in what you’ve built. Only a very few can get as big as the pros, so compare yourself to your own past to keep progressing fast.
Top trainer and Power/Rep Range/Shock guru Eric Broser talks with Ruth Silverman about new mass-training tactics, supplements and keeping things fresh in the gym.
Cornell Hunt discusses smarter high-intensity workouts and outlines some ideas to try for more muscle, conditioning and cuts.
4 SIZE SECRETS OF THE CHAMPS
Greg Zulak is back with an inside look at how the biggest bodybuilders get massive. It’s not just about pushing heavier weights. Great info here, gang. Read this, and do what they do to get huge!
Calf combustion, how to grow like a pro and the ultimate incline curls for rocking massive biceps.
Jerry Brainum checks the research on eating carbs and training hard. Plus, a new column, The Nutrition Alchemist.
IFBB pro Ben White on the best training for cuts and mass.
Coach Charles Poliquin talks new angles for size and strength.
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen lays out the best number of sets, bodypart by bodypart.
Vince Del Monte explains how to build muscle without gaining fat using cyclical bulking.
Jerry Brainum looks at steroids and brain drain.
L.T.’s view from the podium at the NPC Nationals—so many great bodies, so many new pros. Check out the winners here.
Narcissism 101, fuller muscles while dieting and two new ways to grow.
Coach Bill Starr on hammering your hamstrings. Plus, belly fat blastoff and Loretta Heystak at Gold’s Gym.
Action Jackson, still training at 63 and super size gains.