76 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 57
The intensity’s jacked, and the abs are hacked’well, almost. Here’s the latest from the hungry TEG men.
92 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Bill Starr’s tips on how to tweak a weak physique.
110 MILK, MUSCLES AND THE KILLER EGG
Got protein? Jerry Brainum looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of these bodybuilding powerhouses.
124 UP IN ARMS
Gals love to squeeze it, and it can never be too big. Hey, we’re talking biceps here. Oh, and triceps too. It’s arm-ageddon time, and Steve Holman helps you turn those guns into cannons’because derringers are for sissies.
158 SUCCESS STORY
Shannon Hartnett may be the strongest, toughest gal pound for pound around. How about 385×5 in the squat, at a bodyweight of 148? Whew! And muscles too!
164 LEE PRIEST
Bodybuilding’s Blond Myth is back on track, and David Young gets the scoop’as well as his training and diet. Speaking of cannons’
186 RESEARCH TEAM
Grow power! It’s instant muscle fuel.
194 CHOCOLATE POWER
Sorry to interrupt your diet. Jerry Brainum says chocolate is healthy’and an aphrodisiac. Mmm, Hershey’s Kiss me.
206 HEAVY DUTY
John Little transports you to the advanced-HIT zone.
222 BUILDING THE ULTIMATE PHYSIQUE
Time to smack your back, Jack. Don’t talk back. Attack!
238 LIGHTER WEIGHTS, BIGGER GAINS
Egan Schauer says, go slow to grow’feel the mojo.
248 LEGENDS OF BODYBUILDING
Rod Labbe visits with Richard Baldwin, master of aesthetics.
Awesome Amy Lynn takes your eyeballs for a spin. Yeow!
282 IFBB FITNESS AND FIGURE I
Ruth Silverman waxes poetic on cuties, beauties and booties (oh, my!).
30 TRAIN TO GAIN
Chin to win, beginning bombshells (from Dave Draper, the Blond Bomber) and the lowdown on ab training (or how to crack a six-pack).
48 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman on time-efficient training.
58 EAT TO GROW
The boot-camp diet; bean there, down that; and cheery Os. Plus, hot news on muscle recovery.
Greg Zulak’s tips and tricks for lagging lats.
146 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen on the build-muscle-as-you-burn-fat spat. He also outlines his favorite mass-building routine.
156 TRAIN WITH ZANE
Mr. O debates the incumbency effect.
190 ANABOLIC DRIVE
It’s a diet riot, and Jose Antonio, Ph.D., has the research to disperse the crowd around your waist.
270 NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper said good-bye, Columbus, but not before he got plenty of great shots of hot bods. And of course Ruth Silverman pumps you up with her own news and views (oh, the views!) on the fairest fitness femmes. Jerry Fredrick’s Hot Shots are back too.
302 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum’s rounded up the research on battling baldness. No mane? Rogaine!
308 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Ironmind’s Randall Strossen, Ph.D., tells you it’s all in your head’so use it in the gym. There’s also another wild quiz, a cool book review, and Hardcore Training is here too.
320 READERS WRITE
Cory to the core, freaked out and hardgainer POFers hit the big time.