Our June issue gets rolling with pro muscle, as in up-and-coming bodybuilder Ben White. This dude is not only built but ultrastrong—one of the most powerful pros in the sport. We’ll give you the lowdown on Ben, and then he’s off and running with a new Q&A column in July. Speaking of Q&As, we’ll have an interview with Dymatize athlete David Morin, who explains how he uses cross-training on the beach to hone his physique. And Steve Colescott has more on eating to pack on muscle—his top 10 tips included.
Stian deWitt dropped more than 40 pounds of fat in one year, taking his bodyfat from 31 to 7 percent! Here’s how.
TRAIN, EAT, GROW 164
Check out these Positions-of-Flexion variations, like postactivation, for more mass creation.
Dymatize athlete David Morin keeps his drive alive by pumping iron—plus CrossFit and HIIT. David Young gets the story on his unique combo approach.
THE ULTIMATE CHEST EXERCISE
Mr. America Doug Brignole discusses the pecs’ primary function—and why flat-bench presses aren’t the best movement for packing muscle on your chest.
EAT RIGHT FOR YOUR BODY TYPE, PART 3
Joe Klemczewski, Ph.D., a.k.a. the Diet Doc, analyzes the perfect diet: Keto vs. Paleo vs. intermittent fasting. Interesting stuff!
3-WEEK SHOULDER SMASH
Roger Lockridge lays out a Power/Rep Range/Shock routine to rock your delts into new growth—with a tip of the barbell to Eric Broser, P/RR/S creator.
A BODYBUILDER IS BORN: GENERATIONS
Ron Harris reveals the absolute best time to grow.
PACKING ON MUSCLE WEIGHT, PART 2
Steve Colescott’s second installment in this complete guide to adding pounds of lean mass to your physique: get-big meal planning.
RELENTLESS MUSCLE AND STRENGTH
Ben White has a freak physique with power to spare. Steve Downs delves into the MHP athlete and pro bodybuilder’s training and diet.
LASH-AND-BURN LEG PROGRAM
Cory Crow outlines Monty Rogers’ lower-body blast. Old-school adaptation equals one well-crafted routine.
Cornell Hunt on quality of movement, the most important aspect of high-intensity exercise.
Jenna Reneé Webb tells her transformation story—and displays a body that weight-training built. Hot!
TRAIN TO GAIN
Take care of the big things, a 165-pounder benches 635, and the amazing outrigger one-arm bench pushup for putting on pec size.
EAT TO GROW
Keeping your muscle mass while dieting and the latest, greatest supersupplements.
Workout architect Steve Holman outlines three key steps to building a beach physique.
Coach Charles Poliquin on uni-angular tri-sets for big arms.
Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen’s plan for losing loads of bodyfat.
Jerry Brainum looks at nutrients that can raise growth hormone.
NEWS & VIEWS
L.T.’s take on what’s happening in the bodybuilding world, including the death of Master Blaster Joe Weider at age 93.
Dave Goodin on bodybuilders who inspired him and going old school to build new muscle.
Coach Bill Starr on almost-straight-legged deadlifts; at Gold’s Gym with Esmey Leon; and testosterone, fear and fat loss.
No-clue ab moves, up in arms and long may he wave.