Catch up with Steve Cook, one of the original Men’s Physique superstars, as he moves to Los Angeles, learns surfing and joins CAA. Don’t miss nutrition research on garlic, DNA repair and brain pills. Plus! Training workouts to salvage sore knees (“Beach Joint Pain”), unique splits to add on size if you’re “Pressed For Time,” and a spectacular pictorial on exotic fitness beauties, Yen Nguyen and Dolly Castro. The March issue of Iron Man hits newsstands March 1.
60 A CLASSIC SOLUTION FOR LEGS
With the advent of the NPC/IFBB Classic Physique division, crossover athletes may need to redouble their leg-training efforts. Long-time pro and 212 contender Hide Yamagishi shows you how.
70 PRESSED FOR TIME
Is it possible to add size on just two workouts a week? It is, if you do it right. Check out this unique split that can keep you making gains even when life gets in the way of the gym.
78 BEAT JOINT PAIN
Sore knees and achy shoulders are often the price of doing business when building a stand-out physique. These five supplements can help quench the fire in your joints and let you focus on the workout.
86 DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE
Exotic fitness beauties Yen Nguyen and Dolly Castro light up the page this month. One has a waist to kill for, and the other has glutes to die for. Either way, you’re going to be in heaven.
18 TRAIN TO GAIN
Our strength expert gives his favorite exercises to develop bigger triceps for stronger presses. Also, check out our picks for the best protein-rich physique-friendly snacks on the market.
26 TWIG TO BIG
Do you want to be strong or do you want to get ripped? In order to cut the straightest line to your goal, you need to choose your ambition before you step into the gym.
30 FAT LOSS RESEARCH
A collection of cutting edge discoveries that support you in the fight against fat.
32 MUSCLE RESEARCH
Science you can use when it comes to developing a full and muscular physique.
34 EAT TO GROW
Our nutrition PhD examines several protein myths, explores what science has to say about them, and explains the nugget of truth found within each one.
40 NUTRITION RESEARCH
The latest information on how to use food and supplements to lift harder, look better, and live longer.
44 GO PRO
With age comes wisdom, and even yoga. Professional model and fitness expert Thomas DeLauer shares five surprising
exercises he has learned to love.
94 EXTREME TRAINING
Sprinting is everyone’s new favorite cardio. Check out these ideas to add some variety, safety, and excitement to your fat-burning sprint routine.
98 HYBRID TRAINING
Try training your abdominals the Metroflex way. That means heavy weight, compound movements, a lot of sweat, and maybe a few tears. The good news? No crunches.
100 NEWS & VIEWS
The upcoming 2016 Arnold Classic is the focus for professional MC and industry raconteur Lonnie Teper. Check out the front-runners for each of the men’s and women’s divisions when it all goes down in Columbus, Ohio.
We all get injured. Anti-aging specialists Dr. Brett Osborn and Jay Campbell coach you through the metal and physical hurdles
of putting your pieces back together again.
112 THE FINAL WORD
Our readers have the final say.