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December 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 Jorge Betancourt and Amber Goetz.

December 2006 - Table of Contents
Volume 65, Number 12


  • A Bodybuilder is Born 17
    Ron Harris has the lowdown on power squats vs. bodybuilder squats

  • Train, Eat, Grow 86
    The TEG men are riding the Power / Rep Range / Shockwave, with X-Reps, 3D Positions of Flexion and lots of muscle soreness - but strength is soaring.

  • Goodin Ripped
    Steve Holman talks to pro drug-free bodybuilder Dave Goodin about his sharp and shredded diet methods. His meal by meal eating schedule is here too; check it out.

  • Monster Bench 2
    Ryan 'BenchMonster' Kennelly and Sean Katterle lay out the power program to get you benching four wheels in no time. Yep, that is 405

  • Research Team
    A new mutl-vita supplement can help build mass and strength

  • More Grow Power, Part 2
    Jerry Brainum continues his scientific exploration of beat-alanine and its incredible effects on muscle size and power. It may be the ultimate creatine supercharger.

  • X-Files<
    Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson outline fast mass methods for anabolic acceleration.

  • Powerful Muscle Medicine
    John Little interviews Doug McGuff, M.D., about the high instensity training dose / response. Would you believe five set workouts once every two weeks.

  • Heavy Duty
    The wisdom of Mike Mentzer.

  • Good Vibrations
    Jerry Brainum reports on vibration technology that's creating bigger size and strength gains with no effort. Maybe these old movers and shakers with the vibrating belts were really onto something.

  • Hardbody
    Fitness and figure champ Timea Majorova, capitured by Bill Dobbin's camera in the desert. Whoa!

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr explains the Olympic press and its variations.


  • Train to Gain
    Pyramid permutations. Also, Joe Horrigan's Sportsmedicine and Stuart McRobert's Hardgainer columns.

  • Smart Training
    Coach Charles Poliquin explores the right time to train and logical abbreviated workouts.

  • Eat to Grow
    Antioxidant facts and foods. Plus, Team Universe diet and priming the pump.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman looks at waist management, max-fiber activation and getting your rotator cuff buff.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen analyzes single progression training and the three days per week program.

  • Muscle 'In' Sites
    Eric Broser logs in to muscle up at the Muscle Mayhem site. Dennis James' landing page is her too, along with Danielle Hollenshade's.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper's take on the wild world of bodybuilding.

  • Pump and Circumstance
    Ruth Silverman's got what femme-phyqiue fans are looking for. Lots of pics with fit chicks.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum checks out the options for upping testosterone levels with TRT.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D., gives you a guaranteed formula for good workouts. Then Dave Draper's got lots of straight talk from a crooked mouth.

  • Reader's Write
    Piling on mass, natural notions, amino awe and pros and contests.