This month we catch up with Jason Poston, MET-Rx-sponsored athlete and Men’s Physique contender, as he discusses some of the toughest health adversities in life and conquered all of it. Anti-aging specialists Dr. Brett Osborn and Jay Campbell tell us how to get better as we grow older. 21st Century Abs – finally here is a comprehensive program that combines function with aesthetics. Plus, Inaugural Women’s Physique Olympia champion Dana Linn Bailey talks about her love of lifting heavy and why guys don’t do enough volume.
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46 JASON POSTON
Men’s Physique contender and MET-Rx-sponsored athlete Jason Poston has faced plenty of adversity in his life and conquered all of it.
62 21ST CENTURY ABS
Abdominal training has gone through a million fads and phases. Finally, here is a comprehensive program that combines function with aesthetics.
76 STRENGTH & POWDER
All protein powder helps build muscle, but which one has the extra benefit that you desperately need? Find out here.
84 DANA LINN BAILEY
Don’t get fooled by the sweet and somewhat goofy demeanor—Dana Linn Bailey is an animal in the gym. The inaugural Women’s Physique Olympia champion talks about her love of lifting heavy and why guys don’t do enough volume.
94 BIGGER STRONGER BETTER
The devil is in the details of this total-body workout designed by strength coach Jay Ashman. You’d never believe that three days a week could do so much.
106 HARDBODY: ARIANNY CELESTE
The ultimate Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste looks so good in a pair of boxing gloves we’d fight Jon Jones just for a chance to get in the ring with her.
118 MAKING THE SCENE AT THE LOS ANGELES FITEXPO
For two days the City of Angels hosted fitness royalty at the L.A. FitExpo. Check out highlights from one of the biggest industry gatherings of the year, including the winner to the Iron Man Magazine Naturally competition.
14 TRAIN TO GAIN
Fixing your bench, what not to do in the gym, and more.
22 IM RESEARCH
Science you can use about fat loss, supplements, nutrition, and building muscle.
30 EAT TO GROW
Our nutrition expert discusses three natural ways to get ripped.
42 TWIG TO BIG
Fitness expert Vince DelMonte explains why getting stronger is never a bad idea.
130 HEALTHY EATS
Our own Iron Chef, Janice Neveux, presents her best secret recipes.
134 SEX LIFE
Sex and relationship expert Amie Harwick talks to you about your most intimate questions.
138 ANTI AGING
Anti-aging specialists Dr. Brett Osborn and Jay Campbell tell us how to get better as we grow older.
142 BEAUTY BY DR. CAT
Dr. Cat answers your beauty and fitness questions.
144 READERS WRITE
Our readers have the final say.