- 64 Train, Eat, Grow 105
Fascia stretching to unleash new muscle growth. 90 Spilling The Beans
Jerry Brainum hits the local Starbucks and checks out the research on its flagship product. Is coffee really good for you?
- 102 The Pump And The Passion
Ron Harris talks with top amateur bodybuilder Peter Putnam-USA Championships training program included.
- 120 A Bodybuilder Is Born 36
A lesson in why self-improvement is victory for Ron Harris' proté.
- 128 Dan Decker's Iron Horseshoes
The fast-rising star tells Cory Crow how he builds those tricked-out triceps.
- 142 Scott Abel: New Era Training
Ken O'Neill interviews the maverick trainer who's shaking up bodybuilding with his innovative techniques.
- 158 Chin Up, Lats Wide
From the Bodybuilding.com archives, Charles Poliquin tells you how to improve your chin-up performance and build a wider back in the process.
- 170 Shredder Stack
Steve Holman analyzes supplements that synergize to blast off fat.
- 174 Heavy Duty
John Little shares Mike Mentzer's views on split training.
- 188 Legends Of Bodybuilding
Rod Labbe interviews Leo Robert, whose symmetrical physique set a new standard in the golden era of muscles.
- 206 Victor Martinez: "I'll Be Back"
Rafael Norat talks with the '07 Arnold Classic champ about his recent leg injury and his prognosis for the Olympia.
- 214 World's Strongest Man
Larry Eklund was in Southern California to cover this herculean qualifier. Some great photos here, gang.
- 242 Phil Heath
Full-page pics celebrating his '08 IRON MAN Pro victory.
- 268 Hardbody
Dazzling Danielle Edmonds, '08 NPC IRON MAN Figure winner.
- 282 Only The Strong Shall Survive
Coach Bill Starr continues his take on strength training and muscle gaining for the over-40 set.
- 22 Train To Gain
Pressing preferences, real-life inspiration and Joe Horrigan's Sports medicine.
- 44 Smart Training
Coach Charles Poliquin discusses DHA and fast-twitch-fiber response.
- 52 Eat To Grow
Supplement sabotage, post-workout pause and how dieting can make you fat.
- 74 Naturally Huge
John Hansen on delt detail and density-boulder shoulders for you.
- 82 Shredded Muscle
Dave Goodin interviews top female bodybuilder Lisa Aukland.
- 86 Critical Mass
Steve Holman analyzes Arnold's cheat technique.
- 224 Muscle "In" Sites
Eric Broser investigates the Web site of the biggest bodybuilder in the world.
- 230 News & Views
Lonnie Teper checks out what's hot in bodybuilding-plus his Rising Stars.
- 250 Pump & Circumstance
Ruth Silverman is all over the female body sports-plus full-page pics of the Ms., Fitness and Figure International winners.
- 260 Bodybuilding Pharmacology
Jerry Brainum looks at new research on steroids. Are they really that bad?
- 292 Mind/Body Connection
Bomber Blast, bottled-water whoas, attitude altitude and Bodybuilding.com's physique of the month.
- 304 Readers Write
Hot Hardbodies, Goodin is good and "Sting" Ray raves