Physique favorite Anton Antipov talks about his own training and nutrition, and the methodical madness of competing in 13 shows in one year. Features include bulletproof chest training, fat-burning supplements hit list and an interview with Metroflex LBC owner Eddie Avakoff on his wildly successful hybrid training. Plus! Hardbody WWE Diva Summer Rae shows off the hottest pair of legs on television. The September issue of Iron Man hits newsstands September 1.
44 ANTON ANTIPOV
Born in Belarus and now living in New York City, Anton Antipov has one of the best physiques and one of the most intriguing perspectives of anyone to hit the IFBB stage.
56 BULLETPROOF CHEST
Crank up the energy and the gains on chest day with this carefully selected group of exercises paired with specific intensity techniques.
66 CORE-POWER CIRCUIT
This fast and ferocious workout will hammer your core, stimulate the big muscle groups, and burn a boatload of calories in the process.
78 SCIENTIFIC THERMOGENICS
Our PhD looks at some of the latest and greatest fat-burning supplements that are popping up on shelves. One might be the right ingredient for you.
88 HARDBODY: SUMMER RAE
WWE Diva Summer Rae shows off the hottest (and longest) pair of legs on television. Spoiler: You’re going to want to buy a bigger TV.
16 TRAIN TO GAIN
Learn why the front squat has made such a comeback and how to do it the right way. Check out the smartest grooming products for the on-the-go gym rat.
22 TWIG TO BIG
In the first chapter of a two-part series, fitness expert Vince DelMonte shares 10 things every guy must do in order to get kick-ass abs.
26 IM FAT LOSS RESEARCH
A collection of cutting-edge discoveries that support you in the fight against fat.
28 IM MUSCLE RESEARCH
Science you can use when it comes to developing a full and muscular physique.
30 EAT TO GROW
Our nutrition expert explains the latest research in the science of antioxidants and how they relate to building muscle.
36 IM NUTRITION RESEARCH
The latest information on how to use food and supplements to lift harder, look better, and live longer.
40 GO PRO
Fitness model Thomas DeLauer shares his strategy for prioritizing your supplement program and describes his list of the supplements he can’t train without.
96 EXTREME TRAINING
When it comes to the big lifts, the overhead press is like the fifth Beatle. This underused exercise will help you add mass to your shoulders and more horsepower to your bench press.
100 HYBRID TRAINING
The owner of the iconic Southern California gym Metroflex LBC introduces the genesis of his unique amalgam of cardio, powerlifting, and high-intensity intervals.
102 NEWS & VIEWS
The winners of the 2015 NPC Bodybuilding.com West Coast Classic Championships and a bold prediction about the 2015 Mr. Olympia.
Anti-aging specialists Dr. Brett Osborn and Jay Campbell share how a small but serious lifestyle changes can make a big difference in how you feel.