84 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 48
Dealing with partner problems (Why is he growing and you’re not?). Indirect work may be the solution.
94 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Bill Starr gives you a program for legendary strength and power’from the routines of strongman Doug Hepburn.
Leptin is the antistarvation hormone, and author Par Deus explains how it can make, break or shake up your diet.
118 RESEARCH TEAM
Say hasta la vista, bodyfat, when you rev up your metabolism with T-3. Time to terminate blubber, pronto.
126 OLYMPIA PREVIEW
It’s that time again, muscle fans, and the Mr. O is wide open. Has Gunter got it going on? Will Jay have his day? Is Ronnie ready to rock one more time? And then there are the women’s shows. Whoa!
148 MUSCLE BUILDING’S GREATEST HITS
Steve Holman analyzes every bodypart and gives you the ultimate exercise for each’with two efficient muscle-blasting programs.
168 FAT-BURNING BIOLOGY, PART 2
Ori Hofmekler continues his look at chucking that bodyfat ballast.
174 STEVE REEVES
It’s John Little’s first installment on the Herculean wonder. Extraordinary photos, with training advice on the way.
190 HEAVY DUTY
John Little continues his evolutionary journey through Mike Mentzer’s rational approach to bodybuilding.
Tanya Taylor unveils her perfect parts for our camera.
242 LEE LABRADA
He’s officially a legend, and Rod Labbe relives Labrada’s meteoric career with a riveting Q&A.
258 BUILDING THE ULTIMATE PHYSIQUE
It’s high-intensity back blasting with John Little’s Max Contraction training.
270 OLYMPIC MOMENTS
Randall Strossen, Ph.D., checks out the Olympic lifting scene’where ‘jerks’ are good things.
30 TRAIN TO GAIN
Bringing up the rear’delts’and the need for speed. Also, Larry Scott’s secrets for round, wide shoulders.
52 EAT TO GROW
Full-of-bull diet don’ts, the juice vs. the sauce and pumpin’ with Popeye.
66 NATURALLY HUGE
‘I want 17-inch arms!’ John Hansen comes to the rescue of future gunslingers everywhere.
74 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman discusses how to avoid no-grow cardio and everyday training for abs, forearms and calves.
78 BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum’s fat-to-muscle insulin shuffle. Plus, L. Rea on Equipoise and monster-making IGF-1.
142 TRAIN WITH ZANE
Suck it up! Frank Zane explains how to vacuum your waist’you know, Hoover your hangover.
Greg Zulak ranks his top bodybuilding supplements’from BCAAs to ALC to creatine and casein.
182 ANABOLIC DRIVE
Jose Antonio, Ph.D., looks at new research that says soy can accelerate carb oxidation.
212 NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper, Ruth Silverman and Jerry Fredrick frolic behind the bodybuilding scenes’cameras snapping. Get your gab fix and hot pics here, gang!
276 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Ironmind is back to get you psyched. Plus, choose to snooze and how dairy summons the fat-loss fairy.
288 READERS WRITE
Letters galore from readers who want more’muscle info and hot bodies, of course.