70 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 52
A back-to-basics approach for serious strength with a size side effect. The TEG boys gotta go heavy or go home.
86 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Bill Starr talks railroading. (Not with choo-choos, but it may make steam shoot out of your ears.)
96 RESEARCH TEAM
Bolt locks you in to optimal recovery and growth after your workout. If you don’t try it, you’re screwed.
112 ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, GROW!
Robert Thoburn’s experimentation says ROB is the bomb for putting on mass quickly. Are you ready to explode out of the small ranks? Bombs away!
142 HORMONE MATRIX RELOADED
Rehan Jalali knows supplements, and this month he explores methods of getting your hormonal matrix primed for anabolism’no special effects necessary.
164 SWIMSUIT SPECTACULAR
It’s winter. What better time to give you a dose of bikini-clad beauties? These weight-trained hardbodies will make you feel warm all over. (Uh-oh, get the cold shower running.)
192 STEVE REEVES, PART 5
John Little reveals Reeves’ arm-building secrets.
200 SUCCESS STORY
Robert Caltabiano: big inspiration in a small town.
212 HEAVY DUTY
More HIT instruction and motivation from Mike Mentzer.
222 JOE VS. THE SQUAT RACK
Keith Wassung’s tale of one man’s battle with the iron.
234 BUILDING THE ULTIMATE PHYSIQUE
An abbreviated size-and-power program from John Little.
248 IM PRO INVITATIONAL PREVIEW
Lonnie Teper takes you inside the wham-bam season opener. Will Jay Cutler defend his title?
266 IFBB MS. OLYMPIA, FITNESS OLYMPIA AND FIGURE OLYMPIA
Ruth Silverman has the scoop on which ladies won big in Sin City. Lots of hot pics here, gang!
30 TRAIN TO GAIN
Treadmill vs. cycling for maxing out fat loss and pumping in public (we’re talking training here, folks).
54 EAT TO GROW
Acid reign for muscle gain, a guggul-icious study haul and the wine/women cancer connection.
66 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman devotes his column to putting an end to the puny body.
80 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen’s teen training program.
220 TRAIN WITH ZANE
The former Mr. O has some egg-cellent advice on how to pack on more mass.
Greg Zulak has collected loads of training tips over the years’like these.
254 NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman rolled the dice in Vegas and won big’with plenty of photos and loads of juicy items about top names in the sport. Sounds like we win big too.
286 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum gives you the straight dope on estrogen, testosterone and bodyfat. He also has an item on how grapefruit can make you smooth and bloated (so much for that diet).
292 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Ironmind’s Randall Strossen, Ph.D., demonstrates how hostility can help you excel. Plus, take our quiz to see if you’re a bodybuilding whiz.
304 READERS WRITE
Shocking new arm size: How one reader added almost an inch in 10 weeks.