Issue #56




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Editorial—Stuart McRobert
Clearing up mixed messages

A Comprehensive Look at Deadlifts—John M. Cissik

Questions and Answers—Rich Rydin and Dave Maurice
Role of genetics, specific goals, rate of progress, personal records

My Aching Back—Bill Piche
The training errors to avoid in order to stay clear of back injuries

Training Strategies—Bob Whelan
Exercise sequence, alternate push and pull, change-of-pace days, example training program, mental training

Progressing to Super-Advanced Levels, Part 4—Mike Thompson

HARDGAINER Nutrition 104—Lyle McDonald
Dietary fats

Slow Training—Drew Israel

The Steel Tip—Dr. Ken E. Leistner
Deadlift assistance exercises, program for gaining muscle, how competitive lifters can build their squat poundage

The Pros and Cons of Training Alone—Kevin R. Fontaine

My Home Gym—Howard Havener

From the Grassroots—Steve Fuller
Steve’s success story and key lessons learned

Forum—edited by Stuart McRobert
A reader’s illustration of the best exercise selection for him, Charles Meng on 20-rep squats, a reader’s success story, consolidation training