- 64 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 111
The TEG men reveal what they learned from this year’s extended ripping phase. Plus, a peek at their new X-mass workout (“Hey, Claus, give me a spot!”).
- 90 A BODYBUILDER IS BORN 42
Ron Harris teaches his young protégé how to plan for more muscle.
- 96 OLDER-BUT-BETTER TEXAS SHREDDER
Drug-free bodybuilder Dave Goodin discusses how he gets sliced—and how he keeps building muscle as he closes in on 50.
- 114 LEUCINE
The Wilson brothers analyze this key amino—and the ways it can give older bodybuilders a magic anabolic edge.
- 126 SQUAT SCIENCE
Jerry Brainum gives the king of the mass moves a good going over, researchwise. Plus, a solution for low-back squatting problems.
- 136 X-FILES
Steve Holman and Jonathan Lawson show you how to X-celerate your gains.
- 142 MUSCLE-SCIENCE STUDY HAUL
Jerry Brainum reports on the International Society of Sports Nutrition conference in Las Vegas. Lots of views you can use to get huge—and cut!
- 158 STRAPPING UP TO GLORY
David Young’s Q&A with Terry Baldwin, a 53-year-old bodybuilder and powerlifter and the developer of the innovate-to-isolate Flexolate training cuffs.
- 176 ANABOLIC TRAINING
From the Bodybuilding.com archives, Jim Brewster outlines how the over-40 bodybuilder can jack up muscle-building hormones.
- 202 JOE ROLLINO
Doris Barrilleaux’s impressions of a 103-year-old legend of the iron game.
- 230 IFBB MR. OLYMPIA
Big, full-page pics of the most muscular men in the world.
- 246 PROFILE: JOEL STUBBS
The over-40 pro talks about training, life philosophy, supplements and overcoming obstacles.
- 254 HEAVY DUTY
A classic Mike Mentzer diatribe on aerobics: myths, lies and misconceptions.
- 266 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
Coach Bill Starr reveals how strengthening one small bodypart can improve your big lifts and athletic performance.
- 28 TRAIN TO GAIN
Tips for over-40 beginners; plus, Joe Horrigan on cable rows and lower-back pain.
- 44 SMART TRAINING
Coach Charles Poliquin outlines work-capacity training to shock your shoulders.
- 52 EAT TO GROW
Go fish, D-rail illness and beta-alanine’s anabolic connection.
- 74 NATURALLY HUGE
John Hansen lays out the best workout for growth.
- 82 SHREDDED MUSCLE
Dave Goodin on the state of natural bodybuilding.
- 86 CRITICAL MASS
Steve Holman’s muscle-building tips and trips for putting some freak on your physique.
- 186 ANTIAGING RESEARCH
Is DHEA the fountain of youth? Jerry Brainum explains its pros and cons.
- 208 NEWS & VIEWS
Lonnie Teper’s raucous report from Olympia Weekend in Vegas.
- 224 MUSCLE “IN” SITES
Eric Broser’s monthly Web-surfing results. Plus, a new DVD review and training advice, including burst cycling (no, it’s not having gas on a stationary bike).
- 248 PUMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
Ruth Silverman’s views of the Olympia extravaganza, emphasis on the ladies.
- 276 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
Dave Draper’s look at the diverse paths of winter training; BodySpace Physique of the Month, 54-year-old Ed Cook; and how to live to be 100.
- 288 READERS WRITE
Military might, ballsy comments, hot Hardbody and X-traordinary workouts