Muscle & Fitness - February 2008 Issue Preview: Training Guide For Beginners!

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Here's what's what (and where) in the newest edition of M&F, on newsstands January 7th. For more training tips, nutritional advice and features, head to

February 2008

Muscle & Fitness February 2008 Muscle & Fitness Magazine: February 2008.

The February issue of Muscle & Fitness will be available January 7th. This issue showcases nutrition rules for beginners, 3 months to mass, and much more! Check it out!

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Table Of Contents, February 2008
The M&F Training Guide For Beginners
Don't let inexperience keep you out of the gym. Our progressive 12-week beginner's guide covers the nuts and bolts of machine-based and free-weight exercises, with emphasis on when and what to do to get bigger, leaner and stronger.
By Joe Wuebben
96 10 Nutrition Rules for Beginners
For the results you want, a commitment to the gym requires a commitment to nutrition. Follow these guidelines to build the body your resolutions call for.
By Joe Wuebben
128 6 Keys to Intensity
Simply lifting weights may not get you the results you want. Adding intensity at the right times and in the right places will. BY
By Joe Wuebben and Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS
Training & Fitness Nutrition & Supplements Features / Departments
Mass Class
Here, in digestible form, are two-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler's seven favorite muscle-building exercises for total-body mass.
By Joe Wuebben
80 3 Months to Mass
This 12-week, three-part meal plan uses your gains each month to determine what you eat next. Get ready to grow.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD, and Mark Thorpe
188 Keeping It Real
Brock Lesnar left the WWE because it wasn't real enough. Now he's joining the UFC because it's just the opposite.
By Greg Merritt
Pump Quiz
Our test will increase your training IQ and give you the smarts to boost your muscle mass as well.
By Bill Geiger, MA, with Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS
182 Morning Muscle
Taken first thing in the morning, this supplement stack will stop catabolism and prime your muscles for growth.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
236 Training Notebook
Workout of the Month: Small Angles, Big Results
By Bill Geiger, MA

One-Minute Lesson: Cheat Sheet
By Bill Geiger, MA

Pimp My Workout: Calves Gone Wild
By Joe Wuebben

Power and Strength: Hit the Deck
By Sean Waxman, CSCS

Strength Lab: Lose Your Grip
By Jim Stoppani, PhD

Kinesiology: Cable Pullover
By David Sandler, MS, CSCS
Clean Sweep
This quad-focused leg wrecker will build the size you long for. Your hams and glutes will grow all the healthier, too.
By Bill Geiger, MA
202 Nutrition Notebook
Man-Made Meal: Macho Nachos
By Laura Creavalle

Ask the Diet Guru: Retaining Knowledge
By Chris Aceto

Bodybuilding Buffet: Sandwich Stuffers
By Jordana Brown
Troy's Epic Delts
New grandfather Troy Alves, 41, uses this routine to cap his shoulders and to stay competitive on the pro bodybuilding stage.
By Bill Geiger, MA
216 Editorial
By Peter McGough
Fit with HIIT
The latest in cardio science mandates short-duration, high-intensity interval training as the quickest way to a shredded body.
By Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS, and Jim Stoppani, PhD, with Eric Velazquez
224 Perspective
By Joe Weider
Balancing Act
For an impressive V-taper, use fitness competitor Julie Shipley-Childs' back routine. For domestic tranquility, take her veteran advice.
By Mark Thorpe
238 Feedback/Success Stories
Big Time
Edited By Mark Thorpe
Ask Arnold
By Arnold Schwarzenegger
Gunnar's Athletic Department
By Gunnar Peterson, CSCS
The Edge
Edited By Jim Stoppani, PhD
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