June 2012 Issue Preview

/ Posted 04.23.2012

The June IRON MAN is all about winning. No, Charlie Sheen did not make our cover, but the two BodySpace Model Search champions did. You’ll see how they put it all together to win it all on the L.A. Fitness Expo stage—and how you can do it too. Also, Dr. Joe Klemczewski continues his tips on getting freaky ripped, pro Dan Hill reveals his quad-building program, and Bill Dobbins, coauthor of Arnold’s Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding, has tricks for how to pack your midback with mass. Oh, and speaking of Arnold, we’ll have big in-your-face photos from the Arnold Classic. The June IRON MAN hits newsstands the first week of May.

FEATURES

50 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 152
The wild and crazy TEG guys explain the 4X plus-one variation for major mass creation.

80 CRAIG CAPURSO FROM WALL STREET TO FIT STREET
The BodySpace Spokesmodel Search winner reveals his success secrets, including his workout and diet.

94 LAURA BAILEY LOVING EVERY MOMENT!
David Young talks with the female BodySpace Spokesmodel Search champ and discovers her winning ways.

108 SHREDDED BEYOND GENETICS, PART 2
Dr. Joe Klemczewski analyzes how your body type can dictate your best fat-loss plan.

114 A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS
Ron Harris’ reminder hits home: We are all brothers and sisters in iron—and the bond should last long and be strong.

118 X-FILES: 4 STEPS TO MASS-BUILDING SUCCESS
Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson lay out the big keys to packing more muscle on your physique.

122 PUT THE SQUEEZE ON MIDBACK MASS
Bill Dobbins, coauthor of Arnold’s Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding, explains how to avoid the width-without-detail fail.

128 TOUGH LOVE: DAN HILL’S QUALITY QUAD WORKOUT
The IFBB pro has a passion for heavy leg training, but it ain’t easy showing no mercy.

136 CROSS-TRAINING FOR POWER
Steve Downs provides a five-exercise body blast that will hone your muscularity fast.

146 THE 2012 IFBB ARNOLD CLASSIC
Branch dominates! And we have big, in-your-face pics to give you the feel of being there. It was a spectacular muscle-fest success for the big Texan.

170 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Coach Bill Starr talks perfecting your mental rehearsal to jack up your size and strength to personal-best records.

DEPARTMENTS

26 TRAIN TO GAIN
Should you keep changing your training? Joe Horrigan, D.C., answers. Plus, hamstring helpers and the secret.

38 EAT TO GROW
Postworkout protein, Jamie Eason’s new recipe section and getting your aminos from hemp (yes, pot contains protein).

60 NATURALLY HUGE
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen describes how to ramp up chest size. Plus, his 10-set, one-exercise leg-mass shocker.

66 SHREDDED MUSCLE
Drug-free IFBB pro Dave Goodin’s tips for building titanic triceps and etching freaky abs.

68 CRITICAL MASS
Workout architect Steve Holman outlines ways to expand your mass, including speed sets.

72 SMART TRAINING
Coach Charles Poliquin on stretching, shrugs and high fatigue.

160 ANABOLIC RESEARCH
Jerry Brainum checks out chrysin as a real T-booster.

164 NEWS & VIEWS
L.T. reports on the action from the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, including Branch Warren’s big win.

180 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
The dangers of diet soda, sex on the brain, crunch your way to calm and how to dream big to live big.

192 READERS WRITE
Hot Hawaiian hardbody, family physiques and 4X plus heavy sets.

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