- Train, Eat, Grow 51
It's all about getting and staying motivated. In winter, the key is to go for strength - and new size will follow.
- Only The Strong Shall Survive
Bill Starr tells you how to get back in shape - and right around the first of the year. What a coincidence.
- Arnold: Bodybuilding's Ultiamte Success Story
From Austrian immigrant to Mr. Olympia to governor of California. John Balik reflects on our man Arnold.
- Success Story
You're not gonna believe what these folks accomplished with their bodies - and it's all thanks to an ironclad drive to thrive. Even our editor in chief's got in on the before and after act. Miraculous muscle metamorphoses galore.
- Building the Ultimate Physique
John Little goes Jack and the Beanstalk on us and tells us the story of giant sets. Prepare to get humongeous - and crush Jack like the pint sized peeping Tom he is.
- Good Fat, More Muscle, Part 2
Udo Erasmus, author of Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, talks about leaning out and muscling up.
- Research Team
Glutamine is the most prevalent amino in muscle tissue, and now there's a pure G supplement that'll get you growing and glowing. Pass the Glutapure, dude.
- Steve Reeves, Part 4
John Little continues the Herculean saga.
- Blood Sample, Part 3
Jerry Brainum on testing for optimal heart health.
Amber Littlejohn's got it, and she's not afraid to flaunt it.
- IFBB Mr. Olympia
Was there an upset in Vegas? You bet: We lost money at blackjack. The ontest? Turn to L.T.'s report and see.
- Head Games
No, its go nothing to do with sex. It's John Hansen's guide to delt development.
- Train To Gain
Lee Labrada's legendary training, how to get started buffinf up your bod and preex effects.
- Eat To Grow
Water weight creatine debate and pizza's cancer fighting power.
- Critical Mass
Steve Holman discusses how to serrate your serratus. He also outlines his fat to muscle diet.
- Naturally Huge
John Hansen's thick tricks for a back that really clicks.
- Anabolic Drive
Jose Antonio has fun with fibers in a muscle dissection insurrection. (Hybrid fibers, watch out!)
- Train With Zane
The former Mr. O discusses muscle after midlife.
- News & Views
Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman dish up some delicious delicacies from the bodybuilding and fitness new buffet, while Jerry Fredrick flashes everyone with his equipment (as in photography) for Hot Shots. And speaking of flashes, the Ms., Fitness and Figure Olympia results are here, too.
- Bodybuilding Pharmacology
Jerry unravels the amazing fat burning power of growth hormone. He's also uncovered interesting research concerning steroid addiction.
- Mind / Body Connection
Randall Strossen, Ph.D, tells you how to grow with the flow. Plus, there's jealous jerk advice and the scoop on how not to eat, drink and be poisoned.
- Readers Write
Great Scott and his morphing biceps, at war with the weights and Reeves reactions.