- Train, Eat, Grow 40
High rep bodypart baptism for more fiber recruitment. Here is a controversial way to add size and strength.
- Only The Strong Shall Survive
Tempo tactics from Bill Starr. The wily strength coach shows you how to mix it up for a big gain power play.
- Arcs, Angles and Planes of Motion
Greg Zulak's look at exercise form and function - technique tweaks so you can reach your muscular peak.
- Swimsuit Spectacular
It's our biggest, hottest, sexy swimsuit section ever. Almost 60 pages of gorgeous gals wearing almost nothing. Mmmm. Might as well get the cold shower running.
- Ironman Pro Invitational Preview
The pro season opener is shaping up to be a barn burner. Lonnie Teper gives you a peek at the top physiques looking to bust out big.
- No Bones About It
Calcium can help you build bones and muscle - and burn fat. Jerry Brainum has all the latest research.
- Building the Ultimate Physique
Are you ready to get the muscle party started? John Little's excellent beginner program will get you reppin' in the right direction.
- Pro card for Platz
Canadian champ Mike Platz tells how he zapped the competition for a shot at the pose for pay ranks.
- Heavy Duty
John Little provides a compendium of high intensity principles and techniques. Let's HIT it.
- IFBB Mr. Olympia
Did the Big Nasty do the deed in Vegas one more time? Lonnie Teper has the full story, but you'll never guess who the crowd was screaming for.
- IFBB Ms. Olympia
Another comeback queen, Ruth Silverman provides all the back to the future commentary. What year is this?
- IM Research Team
Loaded: The anabolic power of beer, er, um insulin.
- Train to Gain
Strong arm tactics for bigger guns, the no grow throw (it's a no no), and the lower leg lowdown for a flare down there (no, not there, lower).
- Eat To Grow
Can creatine make you fat? A new study says maybe? Plus, how to avoid the rotund rebound.
Greg Zulak unleashes a forearm firestorm. Vascular, beefy lower arms can be yours. It's all in the wrist.
- Naturally Huge
John Hansen feels your pain - knee pain, that is. Here's how to minimize it for quad blasting success.
- Bodybuilding Pharmacology
Invisible steroids? Jerry Brainum explains how athletes are beating the tests with designer drugs, (Calvin Clen, anyone?)
- Critical Mass
Steve Holman has hardgainer terminator tips to eradicate the skinny body.
- Anabolic Drive
Jose Antonio, Ph.D., says weightlifting can make you 20 years younger. It's right there in the research,
- News & Views
L.T.'s got plenty of hot stuff from Sin City and the Mr. O, while Ruth Silverman keeps the fitness beauty pipeline flowing in her Pump & Circumstance. And Jerry Frederick's camera catches folks primping, posing and pumping on and around Muscle Beach.
- Mind / Body Connection
Sexpert Laura Moore talks meeting, dating and mating. Plus, there's Clark Bartram's Fitness Modeling segment and David Chapman's Gallery of Ironmen (would you believe a muscle movie star singing opera?)
- Reader's Write
There's a bodybuilder of yesteryear proud to be granted legend status, news on academic muscle and how one guy gained nine pounds of muscle in one month.