76 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 39
Hourlong workouts that up the intensity with a post-activation fiber blast. Feel those muscles working!
98 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Fire and ice: Bill Starrs sermon on treating and preventing injuries (not hell freezing over).
114 POWER UP!
C.S. Sloan shows you a complete program for explosive power and raw strength. Dust off those 100-pound plates.
126 THE RACK
Tom Incledon dissects the magical mass-building power rackand tells how to use it for mass and strength.
138 BEAST FEAST
Looking for monster size and strength? Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen says to power up, you gotta chow downlike a beast! Heres the menu.
164 GO WILD!
Bob Fritz on munching for mammoth gains.
174 SUPERSETS FOR SUPERSIZE
Michael Gündill analyzes the superset technique and how to use it to grow faster than a speeding bullet.
190 NOTORIOUS POF
A no-holds-barred rap with POF creator Steve Holman (hardgainers, listen up). Plus, Jonathan Lawson chimes in on his ITRC training odyssey.
206 RESEARCH TEAM
Patrick Arnolds latest discovery can help propel you into the growth stratosphere.
212 CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Plenty of cool gift ideas for hot bodies.
00 Ms. O Valentina Chepiga unveils her hard curves.
260 HEAVY DUTY
John Little transcribes Mike Mentzers gigantic-arms seminarstarring Mentzers watermelon-size triceps.
270 WHEN SIZE IS EVERYTHING
Aaron Maddron on getting big, bigger, biggest.
274 MASS MACHINE CARDIO, PART 2
How Skip La Cour fills the mass machine with fat-burning gasoline.
34 TRAIN TO GAIN
Shock treatment, tap into fat and an interview with the New England Patriots strength coach.
56 EAT TO GROW
Creatine on the brain, think pink and getting stoned with lower carbs.
72 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman explores the tension dimension for more muscle and the cardio conundrum.
88 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansens ab-racadabra program for creating your own midsection magic.
94 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum explores estrogen and how to minimize yours for maximum muscle.
Greg Zulaks lower-trap zap and training around a lower-back whack.
188 ANABOLIC DRIVE
Jose Antonio, Ph.D., has some postworkout pontifications based on new research.
242 NEWS & VIEWS
Its L.T.s roundup of all the wild happenings in the world of bodybuilding. Ruth Silvermans Pump & Circumstance is here, too, with plenty of gorgeous gals, while Jerry Fredricks Hot Shots shoot humor from the hip (among other places).
292 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Sexpert Laura Moore comments on mouthing off (and we dont mean talking). Plus, theres a calorie cook-off, news of a legendary passing and the Cannon Man (sheesh, what did he have for dinner?).
304 READERS WRITE
Shes inspired…with childrenand looking mighty fetching in her rock-climbing thong. A CPA sends motivating before-and-after photos, and Bill Starr corrects some of Marvin Eders poundages (he did dips with how much?).