- TRAIN, EAT, GROW 103
High reps vs. drop sets—which is best for an occlusion mass infusion?
- MANIFESTING MASS MENTALLY
Eric Broser gives you nine tips and tricks for going mental on the metal.
- LOW-CARB LOWDOWN, PART 2
Jerry Brainum’s got all the research on why it’s the real fat-to-muscle diet.
- A BODYBUILDER IS BORN 34
Ron Harris explains how excessive motivation can sabotage your results
- 3D ABDOMINAL TRAINING
It’s a three-way midsection dissection with Positions of Flexion. Steve Holman lays out new 3D attacks—no special glasses needed.
- TRIPLE-THREAT DELT TRAINING
Cory Crow explains how Mark Perry gets his shoulders to grow—big time!
- MIND-BLOWING MUSCLE SIZE
From the Bodybuilding.com archives: David Robson helps you design your perfect mass program—size-building workout template included.
- HEAVY DUTY
John Little channels the wisdom of Mike Mentzer. This month: recovery.
- BIGGER AND STRONGER
Big Jim Hafer takes you back in time to find the best rep range for big gains.
- FAST MASS
Our European research correspondent, Michael Gündill, is back with a look at explosive training and how the pros do it for extraordinary gaining.
- IRON MAN PRO
It’s a muscle-beast feast as the season opener kicks off with a bang. Loads of full-page monster pics here, gang, perfect for framing.
- ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Strength coach Bill Starr presents a special feature: Wow-Factor Weight Training, a complete strength and curve-carving program for women. (Plus, lots of hot pics of weight-trained chicks!)
- TRAIN TO GAIN
To belt or not to belt? Joe Horrigan answers the classic question in Sportsmedicine
- SMART TRAINING
Coach Charles Poliquin’s eight tactics for preventing pigeon calves
- EAT TO GROW
Wheying in on protein studies and the energy-drink stink
- NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen carves out info that can help you cut up for contest success.
- SHREDDED MUSCLE
Dave Goodin’s strategies for making friends with brutal leg training
- CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman’s new diatribe on muscle size and pre-ex lies
- BODYBUILDING PHARMACOLOGY
Jerry Brainum digs into new research on melatonin, GABA and growth hormone
- NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper reports on the first big show, the IM Pro. Let the controversy flow.
- MUSCLE “IN” SITES
Eric Broser’s clicking critiques on Branch Warren’s site and a gorgeous gal who deserves the spotlight. There’s Broser-style training info here too
- PUMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
Ruth Silverman’s look at the women’s side of the body sports—with photos—in-cluding the NPC IRON MAN Figure show.
- MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Dave Draper reminisces about Arnold, Gold’s and making muscles at the mecca. Plus, IRON MAN’s Rising Stars and a power-packed pep talk from John Rowley
- READERS WRITE
Passing of a legend, contest comments and ’roid raves