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Ironman Magazine
April 2009
Volume 68, Number 4
$5.99 U.S., 306 pages

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 Lou Ferrigno.

Table of Contents

FEATURES

  • 78 TRAIN, EAT, GROW 114
    Shock your muscles to rock your gains-and burn fat sitting on your ass.

  • 116 A BODYBUILDER IS BORN 45
    Ron Harris explains how the gym can be therapy-a different mind/muscle link.

  • 126 THE INCREDIBLE LOU
    At 57, he still loves pumping iron. His sons love it too.

  • 142 MASTERING MUSCLE GROWTH
    The Wilsons discuss insulin resistance and muscle growth in older athletes.

  • 158 UNDER THE INFLUENCE, PART 2
    Jerry Brainumís conclusions on booze and bodybuilding.

  • 178 HEART ATTACK TO SERIOUSLY JACKED!
    Meet Jay Papish, 63, an Ď08 NPC Masters National bodybuilding champ.

  • 190 LEAN DEAN TORNABENE
    David Young interviews the 40-something info-TV superstar.

  • 208 CREATINE FOR BOOMER BODYBUILDERS
    Is it good idea to take it? Richard Baldwin, Ph.D., explores and explains.

  • 216 TOTAL TRAINING
    C.S. Sloan outlines two solid full-body workouts for advanced gains.

  • 228 HEAVY DUTY
    John Little explodes some myths with help from the words of Mike Mentzer.

  • 240 HARDBODY
    At 43, cut Crystal West is gunning for the world pullup record.

  • 278 POWER SURGE
    Sean Katterle looks back at Doug Hepburnís amazing raw-strength training.

  • 304 PROFILE: STEPHEN FRAZIER
    The national-level superheavyweight talks training, eating and lifestyle.

  • 330 ONLY THE STRONG SHALL SURVIVE
    Coach Bill Starr discusses consistency, the critical variable.

DEPARTMENTS

  • 36 TRAIN TO GAIN
    The over-40 bodybuilderís golden rule, plus Joe Horrigan on wrist curls.

  • 54 SMART TRAINING
    Coach Charles Poliquin discusses arm growth and size potential.

  • 64 EAT TO GROW
    Nutrition facts on recovery, carbs and the whey-vs.-aminos debate.

  • 90 NATURALLY HUGE
    John Hansen presents the working manís workout plan.

  • 102 SHREDDED MUSCLE
    Dave Goodin on training abs and biceps, two favorite muscle groups.

  • 108 CRITICAL MASS
    Steve Holman discusses ultimate exercises and mass machines.

  • 270 MUSCLE ďINĒ SITES
    Eric Broser surfs to Home-Gym.com and reviews The Ultimate Fat-to-Muscle Workout, an e-book, and Mr. O Dexter Jacksonís latest DVD release.

  • 288 NEWS & VIEWS
    Lonnie Teperís world of bodybuilding, IM Pro results and Rising Stars pics.

  • 308 PUMP & CIRCUMSTANCE
    Ruth Silverman checks out the ladiesí side of physique competition-hot bods aplenty.

  • 318 ANTIAGING RESEARCH
    Whatís old is new again. Jerry Brainum analyzes growth hormone secretagogues.

  • 340 MIND/BODY CONNECTION
    BodySpace Physique of the Month Elijah Maine, signs that youíll live long and soaring through workouts with Dave Draper.

  • 352 READERS WRITE
    Power Surge support, clear on cardio and more fat-burning info.