- 62 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 108
Three-days-a-week training—and gaining—with an innovative split.
- 88 TO SLEEP, PERCHANCE TO GROW, PART 2
Jerry Brainum’s research says to turn up the Zs for more muscle and less fat.
- 104 KILLING THE “OLD” MYTH
From the Bodybuilding.com archives, John Pasco, a 75-year-old bodybuilding competitor, explains how to break the chains of so-called old age (hit the gym).
- 112 40 IS THE NEW 20
Cover man Eric Broser lays out a plan for getting bigger and better with age.
- 128 GH SURGE
Jacob Wilson and Gabriel Wilson provide tips and research on how to maximize growth hormone output with weight training.
- 140 A BODYBUILDER IS BORN 39
Ron Harris explains why great backs come from great effort.
- 152 BRAD HARRIS: VERY ALIVE AT 75!
Gene Mozée delves into the fitness lifestyle of this movie star (he’s a god in Europe), stuntman and all-around muscle legend.
- 166 THE TESTOSTERONE ZONE
Jerry Brainum explores legal ways to up your T, including a new form of DHEA that’s over the counter and without the negative side effects.
- 178 X-FILES
The X men reveal the number-one bodybuilding mistake that you can’t afford to make if you want to achieve your full growth potential.
- 188 BODY INSURANCE
Legendary bodybuilder Richard Baldwin, 58, provides a blueprint for achieving maximum muscle, minimum injuries and lifelong health.
- 204 MASS CONSTRUCTION
After years of heavy lifting and recent surgery, C.S. Sloan constructs a kinder, gentler muscle-building routine—but be prepared to turn up the volume.
- 236 MUSCLE BEACH
Pics from this year’s Memorial Day and Fourth of July events.
- 248 ’08 MR. OLYMPIA PREVIEW
As the big show draws near, Lonnie Teper checks his crystal ball for who’s hot and who’s not in the land of the giants.
- 260 PROFILE: JOHNNIE JACKSON
Meet a man on a mission: big muscle and plans for the future to match.
- 272 HEAVY DUTY
The conclusion of John Little’s 1995 Q&A with Mike Mentzer.
- 282 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Part 1 of Coach Bill Starr’s Bigger, Stronger, Younger—how and when to start youngsters on a strength-training program.
- 26 TRAIN TO?GAIN
Upper-pec problems and solutions, Joe Horrigan’s look at dumbbell rows and more.
- 42 SMART TRAINING
Charles Poliquin’s advice on how to grow bigger and stronger faster.
- 50 EAT TO GROW
The acid factor—is it slowing your growth?—and arginine’s anabolic connection.
- 72 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen’s sound advice on beginning bodybuilding, programs included.
- 78 SHREDDED MUSCLE
Dave Goodin answers questions on ripping up.
- 82 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman identifies the best moves for big bi’s. Plus, rest/pause and drop sets.
- 218 ANTIAGING RESEARCH
Jerry Brainum sifts through the studies on IGF-1. Is it a killer or saviour?
- 224 NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper’s world-of-bodybuilding coverage—plus, six big Rising Stars.
- 242 MUSCLE “IN” SITES
Eric Broser unearths the Web site of a new over-40 pro bodybuilder and reviews Mark Dugdale’s “Driven” DVD. Ab-etching advice is here too.
- 264 PUMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
Ruth Silverman covers the ladies’ side of the sport. Warning: Hot photos featured here!
- 292 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Five big keys to happiness; review of Get Stronger, Feel Younger; and new research on health, aging and longevity.
- 304 READERS WRITE
Ageless wonders, classic Arnold and Cutler’s cutting-edge workouts.