Issue #48




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Editorial—Stuart McRobert
Hugely important, hugely neglected

Role of Postural Factors in Training Success—Chuck Clark

The Art of Rational Training—Kevin R. Fontaine
Six-point plan for improving gains, and a personal example

No Excuses!—John R. Christy
A 60-year-old novice’s first year of training

The Litmus Test—Stuart McRobert
How to train harder, but safely and productively

Don Dorans and His Methods, Part 2—David Gentle
Famous trainer from the pre-steroids era

Questions and Answers—Dave Maurice and Rich Rydin
Protein needs, preventing rotator cuff injuries, peaking, hip problems while squatting, rep speed

Principle-Based Training, Part Two—Steven Scott Plisk
Speed-strength and responding to criticism and concerns, two variations of a basic training plan

Sets from Hell!—Bob Whelan
Half-hour workout, effort, sandbag alley, mental focus

The Steel Tip—Dr. Ken E. Leistner
Speed training (continued), more on steroid dangers, squat dangers, purposeful training

Powerlifting Training throughout the Year—Chuck Miller
Detailed training plan

Forum—edited by Stuart McRobert
Mainstream nonsense, big-time gains, incline row, biceps tendon trouble, unexpected benefits, rep selection