This month we drop your jaw with our hot winter thaw. Yep, it’s time for our Swimsuit Spectacular. If you’re looking for motivation to rev your pumping sensations, this is it—more than 20 pages of fit females frolicking in bikinis. Of course, we have some great muscle-building info too, like Greg Zulak’s arcs, angles and planes-of-motion analysis. Plus, the greatest-HITs pecs program, courtesy of Roger Lockridge, and antagonist supersets for arms.
TRAIN, EAT, GROW 184
Steve Holman outlines same-station antagonist-muscle supersets—quick blasts for more mass!
Need a good thaw in the dead of winter? The heat is on with this 20-page beauties-on-the-beach swimsuit shoot. Whew, it’s hot in here!
ARCS, ANGLES AND PLANES OF MOTION
Greg Zulak discusses exercise form and using the proper groove on every move so you can grow huge!
A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS
The postcontest period is like a new mom’s postpartum blues. Ron Harris recounts some hard-learned lessons for battling the depression.
FAT-LOSS STRATEGIES, PART 1
Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, looks at the high-fat resurgence and whether it’s a good or thing for those looking to get lean.
Cornell Hunt puts the kettle to the metal with a quick kettlebell circuit that will chisel and condition your physique.
TAKE AIM FOR EXPLOSIVE GROWTH
Prepare for stares as you build your best chest ever with this greatest-HITs program from Roger Lockridge. All it takes is one all-out work set per exercise.
Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson light the fuse for anabolic acceleration with 4X mass building.
From flab to fab with awesome abs! How Vinnie Duong dropped 39 pounds of fat in less than a year and etched his body for the stage.
TRAIN TO GAIN
Leg training P/RR/S style, every-set change to gain and the butt bull’s-eye exercise.
EAT TO GROW
Ron Noreman, the Nutrition Alchemist, discusses metabolic rebound. Plus, eating for size as a teenager.
Coach Charles Poliquin looks at using rests between sets for building max strength.
ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Bill Starr on the squat snatch. First up, learning the power snatch and overhead squat.
MHP MUSCLE AND POWER
IFBB pro Ben White’s take on getting a flat midsection.
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen talks training duration.
TWIG TO BIG
Vince Del Monte discusses increasing free testosterone.
NEWS & VIEWS
L.T.’s report from the NPC Nationals. Plus, Rising Stars!
Back-building secrets from Dave “Texas Shredder” Goodin.
Serious Training with Ivana Ivusic at Gold’s Gym. Also, Iconic Images.
PUMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
Ruth Silverman discusses the fate of the Ms. Olympia. Plus, backstage at the Ferrigno Legacy Championships.
Steel-feel cover, shoulder shocker and the L.T. advantage.