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Muscle & Fitness - July 2008 Issue Preview: Rock-Hard Challenge!

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July 2008

Muscle & Fitness July 2008 Muscle & Fitness Magazine: July 2008.

The July issue of Muscle & Fitness showcases getting rock hard in 3 months, protein on the go, nine strongman secrets and much more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the cover story about Getting Rock Hard In Three Months!

Table Of Contents, July 2008
Special Section Training & Fitness Nutrition
The Rock-Hard Challenge 2008
It's back! Since its inception in July 2001, M&F's Rock-Hard Challenge has helped millions get fit. Now it's your turn to transform your training, diet and physique with our all-new fourth incarnation of this popular program. Embark on an exciting three-month journey to your best body ever.
By Joe Wuebben, program by Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS
73 Triceps on Track
Well-rounded arms require well-built and defined triceps. Use this routine to achieve those worthy development goals.
By Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS
102 Protein Powder Rules!
Never again wonder when's the best time to down your next protein shake. We give you all the guidelines for turning powder into muscle.
By Jordana Brown and Jim Stoppani, PhD
Rock-Hard Diet
Your meal plan over the next three months will be just as important to your success as the time you put in at the gym. Here's all you need to know for Month 1.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
88 Flying Solo
No spot, no problem - if you train alone, you can still be intense and go balls-out in your workout. These techniques will take your muscle growth to the next level.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD, and Mark Thorpe
144 Amino Ammo!
Carbohydrates aren't the only way to fuel your workouts - this amino acid stack is loaded with fatigue-busting energy.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
The Rock-Hard Challenge Rules
Ready to put your results to the test? Find out how you can enter to become the 2008 Rock-Hard male or female champion and earn yourself a $2,500 grand prize in the process.
270 Lift Like a Strongman
American strongman Mark Philippi gives you nine gym-friendly strongman lifts for excessive strength gains.
By David Sandler, MS, CSCS
Killer Pecs
IFBB pro Silvio Samuel's chest routine keeps the 5'6" Brazil native on the heels of the sport's biggest competitors.
By Mark Thorpe
Delt Shapers
Felicia Romero is a rising figure star with a shoulder routine that caps a perfect physique.
By Lara McGlashan
Features Departments Columns, Etc.
Future Stars
The NFL Combine is a million-dollar meat market, where careers begin and end on the basis of performance. We profile three collegiate phenoms vying for the big time.
By Joe Wuebben
124 Training Notebook
Workout of the Month: Back in the Game
By Jimmy Peña, MS, CSCS

Pimp My Workout: Front & Center
By Joe Wuebben

Power & Strength: Top of the Morning
By Sean Waxman, CSCS

Strength Lab: Angling for Better Tri's
By Jim Stoppani, PhD

Kinesiology: Decline Dumbbell Flye
By David Sandler, MS, CSCS

Ask Arnold: Exhaust Your Options
By Arnold Schwarzenegger
230 Masthead
Caged Beauty
Gina Carano will kick your ass! This rising MMA standout tells you what it takes to dish out punishment with bad intentions and a beautiful face.
By Eric Velazquez
166 Nutrition Notebook
Start Horsing Around
By Jim Stoppani, PhD

The Treat Sheet
By Tabatha Elliott, PhD
230 On the Web
By Peter McGough
By Joe Weider
Feedback/Success Stories
Big Time
Edited By Mark Thorpe
The Edge
Edited By Jim Stoppani, PhD, and Mark Thorpe
Industry Beat
Strong Words
By Jon Finkel