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March 2006

Since 1936, Ironman Magazine has been the magazine for bodybuilders. Each issue provides insights into bodybuilding, from nutrition, to lots of training info, to profiles on the men and women who make up the bodybuilding and fitness world. It also contains excellent pictures and information on almost anything you need. On the cover is Clark and Anita Bartram.

March 2006 - Table of Contents
Volume 65, Number 3


  • Train, Eat, Grow 77
    More intensity in less time for faster workouts and bigger gains. Yeah! The TEG men explore abbreviated training.

  • Over 40 Nutrition Know How
    Jerry Brainum, renowned researcher and over 40 bodybuilder, reveals what supplements he takes and why. Other over-40 bodybuilders , like Clark Bartram, Jimmy Mentis and John Hansen, chime in too.

  • Below the Elbow, Below the Knee
    Eric Broser otlines the blueprint for freaky forearms. Plus, six unique tactics to wake up snoozing calf fibers.

  • A Bodybuilder is Born 9
    Ron Harris tells his young bodybuilding protégé how too much a good thing, like enthusiasm, can stifle progress.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little reveals the most important factor in bodybuilding

  • Radical Revenge
    Michael Chiccone says overtraining and overeating can kill you. These death defying tactics can help.

  • Over 40 and still looking good
    Five time Team Universe champ Skip LaCour shares his anti-aging and muscling-up strategies.

  • IM Pro / Arnold Classic Preview
    Lonnie Teper sets the stage for the pro season opener -and the big show that follows.

  • X-Files
    Mass training secrets from the champs, like Mr. O

  • Inner Warrior, Part 2
    Nutrition maverick Ori Hofmekler challenges diet dogma.

  • Flame Adjusters
    Aching knees? Creaking shoulders? George L. Redmon, Ph.D., offers some nutrition fire extinguishers.

  • Hardbody
    Elaine Goodlad shows how weight training fortifies the female form. Warning - dangerous curves ahead.

  • Raysing the Bar
    Shawn Ray roars into contest promotion.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    It's the bench press vs. the incline press. Bill Starr refs.


  • Train to Gain
    Countdown to power and perfect proportions. Joe Horrigan's Sportsmedicine is here too.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen interviews 43 year old Chuck Sanow, 2005 Master's National Bodybuilding champ.

  • Eat to Grow
    How to get mental might and less catabolic plight. There's also food facts and how to resist fat formation.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman discusses the freak to sleek phenomenon and checks in on Jeff Hammond, a 50 year old bodybuilder who's still motivated for mass.

  • Smart Training
    Coach Charles Poliquin says don't make these mass building mistakes. He also discusses progressive loading on rotator cuff exercises.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum's tales and warnings about a notorious fat burner that can fry you from the inside out.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper's got all the inside info on the first pro shows of the season.

  • Pump and Circumstance
    Ruth Silverman's fitness and figure fun for all. And some women's bodybuilding too. Hot pics here, gang!

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D., tells you how to deal with disappointment. Dave Draper's Bomber Blast follows that motivating lead, and Gallery of Ironmen gives you your monthly lesson in ironclad history.

  • Reader's Write
    Aesthetics, absurdity and Atlas. Plus, pride and predication, research recon and awesome and insane gains.