Our July issue gets a professional add-on with built Ben White’s new Q&A. He’s big, muscular and beyond strong—one of the most powerful competitors in the pro ranks. Then we’ll check in with Clark Bartram and learn his secrets of sculpting granite abs. The dude has one of the sharpest midsections on the So Cal beaches; find out how he does it. Plus, Ben Tatar talks with Brendon Ayanbadejo of the World Champion Baltimore Ravens—a great football player with a bodybuilder’s physique.
Chris Leach went from 20 percent bodyfat to 7 in less than a year—with major muscle added. Here’s how he did it.
TRAIN, EAT, GROW 165
The TEG men outline one-spot size-shot supersets with Positions-of-Flexion full-range mass training.
NEVER GIVE UP!
MuscleTech athlete John Gioffre puts 110 percent into his passion and gets phenomenal-physique results.
Steve Holman looks at high-rep hypergrowth—faster mass creation with workout experimentation. Also, how to TORQ your abs to whittle your middle.
THE 3 PILLARS OF SUCCESS
Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, outlines old-school tools that will help you achieve your life goals, including a ripped-and-ready physique.
Cory Crow checks in with Clark Bartram and gets the lowdown on how he scores his core—at age 49.
A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS
Ron Harris explains when to keep it tight and when to loosen up the fight.
Ben Tatar does the Q&A thing with Brendon Ayanbadejo of the World Champion Baltimore Ravens—a gridiron great who looks like a bodybuilder.
PACKING ON MUSCLE WEIGHT, PART 3
Steve Colescott outlines growth-stimulation training—a complete workout-by-workout program—in this final installment.
REST/PAUSE PEC BOMB
Roger Lockridge shows you how to light the fuse for explosive new chest growth.
THE BACK BLAST 500
No, it’s not a car race—but you’ll reach the finish line feeling as wide and thick as a muscle car.
IFBB bikini pro Jessica Arevalo battled an eating disorder and depression and won. She’s a fierce fighter who’s built a power-packed physique.
TRAIN TO GAIN
Are you stimulating or annihilating? Plus, Joe Horrigan’s solutions to low-back pain.
EAT TO GROW
A look at preworkout supplements, how much protein you really need and the benefits of potassium for muscle gain and fat loss.
MHP MUSCLE AND POWER
IFBB pro Ben White’s new column. This month he discusses bench press plateaus and ab etching.
Coach Charles Poliquin’s quick fat-to-muscle workout.
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen explains how to get maximum delt development from the Arnold press.
Jerry Brainum looks at supplements for growth hormone release.
NEWS & VIEWS
L.T. has the latest from inside the bodybuilding world, including the Joe Weider Memorial, the Arnold Classic Brasil and more.
Stop the presses? Plus, Dave Goodin’s fat-loss reboot plan—raise the carbs, drop more fat. Steve Holman’s built-for-life advice is here too.
Coach Bill Starr gets hyper; at Gold’s Gym with Maggie Lane; and stress hormones, rip-offs and assertiveness.
CrossFit exposed, mad addition and high-end hypertrophy.