Issue #61




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Editorial—Stuart McRobert
Personalize your training program

Mid-Year Checkup—John R. Christy

HARDGAINER Nutrition 109—Lyle McDonald
Making minor dietary adjustments

Ten Years Wiser—Stuart McRobert
“Training on the right lines,” from issue #1, reviewed and updated

The Bottom Line—Daryl Wilkinson
Why the bottom line is progress, not intensity or volume

Injury Recovery—Brian Minogue

“Common Sense” Periodization—Bob Whelan
Bob’s own training success, machines vs free weights, odd-object lifting, rep speed

Information Overload!—Bill Piche
The commonalities among apparently different training modalities

Finding Your Optimal Program—Ari Finander

Questions and Answers—Rich Rydin and Dave Maurice
Best hard-gainer mass-gaining strategies, fat loss, high blood pressure, metabolism “stimulation,” gaining muscle while losing fat, high-rep squats

The Steel Tip—Dr. Ken E. Leistner
Lifting belts, common sense and some “new” training programs, grip improvement, working the synergists

From the Grassroots—Nancy Strasser
Overcoming deadlifting obstacles

Shoulder Pain—Gregory Steiner, DC

Forum—edited by Stuart McRobert
Another of bodybuilding’s most famous deceivers, the sorry state of affairs in UK gyms, Dick Conner from The Pit, 20-rep squats, hard gainer vs no gainer