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Muscle & Fitness - December 2008 Issue Preview: Spike TV's Ultimate Fighter 8!

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December 2008

Muscle & Fitness December 2008 Muscle & Fitness Magazine: December 2008.

The December issue of Muscle & Fitness showcases Fight House: Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter (Season 8), boost biceps growth, 7 of the best exercises you've never heard of and much more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the cover story about Fight House!

Table Of Contents, December 2008
Training & Fitness Nutrition & Supplements Features
Working From Home
With just a barbell, some weights and a little floor space, we show you how to get big in the comfort of your own home.
By Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS, and Joe Wuebben
82 Eat Like A Pig And Still Get Ripped
Knowing when to eat what combination of good and bad foods is what eating like a pig is all about. Step up to the trough of shredded results.
By Jim Stoppani, PHD, and Jon Finkel
122 Fight House
This behind-the-scenes look at Season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter reality-TV show will force you into this admission: These guys are crazy tough.
By Eric Velazquez
Get 25% Stronger
This 12-week, big-weight strength boot camp uses three distinct phases to ratchet up your power numbers.
By Jim Stoppani, PHD, Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS, and Eric Velazquez
156 Restaurant Rules
Eating out doesn't have to mean eating poorly. We've got some tips to help you find physique-friendly meals when you're on the go.
By Jordana Brown
174 British Invasion
Less is more in this revealing pictorial of Louise Glover, a 2006 Playboy Model of the Year.
By Mark Thorpe
7 (More) Exercises You've Never Heard Of
Variety is the spice of life, but effective variety in the gym is what makes muscles grow. Here are seven uncommon moves that do just that.
By Jim stoppani, PHD, and Joe Wuebben
184 Mass Cravings
Can't force down another calorie? This supplement stack will make you hungry.
By Jim Stoppani, PHD
230 Training Notebook
Workout of the Month: Triceps Takeover
By Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS

One-Minute Lesson: Get "Inn" Shape
By Chris Gizzi, PES, CES, USAW

Strength Lab: Hit the Deck
By Jim Stoppani, PHD

Pimp My Workout: A Pressing Issue
By Joe Wuebben

Kinesiology: Drag Curl
By David Sandler, MS, CSCS

Ask Arnold: Crunch Time By Arnold Schwarzenegger
Vindicated Vinny
Vinny Galanti spent more than 20 years building a pro-worthy back. His is a routine you can learn from.
By Jon Finkel
204 Nutrition Notebook
Lactose Lessons
By Jim Stoppani, PHD

Boost Your "Q"
By Tabatha Elliott, PHD
Unique Annik
Fitness model Annik Nayler knows that shapely shoulders can help put everything else in perspective. Try her expert routine.
By Jon Finkel
220 Masthead
On the Web
By Peter McGough
By Joe Weider
Feedback/Success Stories
The Edge Edited
By Jim Stoppani, PHD, and Mark Thorpe
Big Time
Edited By Mark Thorpe
Industry Beat
The Marketplace
Strong Words
By Jon Finkel