Issue #79




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Editorial—Stuart McRobert
The price of striving for the illusive

Arm Development—Lou Ravelle
How to build bigger arms

Full-Body Routines for Complete Recovery—Ian Duckett

The Stages and Phases of Training—Bradley J. Steiner
The transition

The Art of Concentration, Part 1—John R. Christy

The Cubist Chronicles, Part 7—Stephen Wedan
The author’s autobiographical account of hard gaining and lessons learned: Diabetes and diet

Problems with Personal Consultations—Stuart McRobert

Peary, Jake and True Abbreviation—Dick Connor
Peary Rader, Dick Conner’s training of Jake Schiff, and very abbreviated training

Bob Whelan’s Q&A—Bob Whelan
Cardio machines, how to become a better bench presser, rack partial reps, Bob’s own training, thick-bar work, best time to do cardio work

From the Grassroots—Colby C. Sellers
Mentors and idols, and a routine

The Steel Tip—Dr. Ken E. Leistner
Clear statement on training (continued), Nautilus leverage machines

A Buyer’s Guide to Bars and Plates—Jan Dellinger
An expert’s explanation of equipment

Aging and Training, Part 1—Gregory Steiner, DC

Forum—edited by Stuart McRobert
Readers’ tips, effort enhancer, the real deal for hard gainers, lifting for the family man including five routines