Get better and bigger results than you ever thought possible without using illicit or unhealthy drugs. Natural Bodybuilding provides the best training and nutrition prescription available for gaining mass and defining muscles the healthy way.
Detailed programs and workouts, specific techniques for particular lifts, proven dietary guidelines, a weeklong precompetition plan, and true inspirational success stories will help you reach your potential. See what great results you can achieve without incurring the expense and physical toll of a chemically crafted body.
IRONMAN columnist and champion natural bodybuilder John Hansen covers every facet, from the gym to the training table to the competitive stage. Get bigger the right way, with Natural Bodybuilding.
Part I: Building Blocks for Massive Muscles
Chapter 1. Sizing Up Your Body’s Potential
Chapter 2. Training Methods for Adding Mass
Chapter 3. Performing Split Routines for Fast Progress
Chapter 4. Eating for Maximum Results
Part II: Mastering the Exercises
Chapter 5. Chest, Back, and Shoulders
Chapter 6. Biceps, Triceps, and Forearms
Chapter 7. Thighs and Calves
Chapter 8. Abs
Part III: Preparing for Competition
Chapter 9. Precontest Dieting
Chapter 10. Precontest Training
Chapter 11. Posing Routines
Chapter 12. Final Week Refinements
Chapter 13. Prejudging, Finals, and Posedown Tactics
John Hansen has been a natural bodybuilder for more than 27 years. He has competed in more than 35 bodybuilding competitions and won numerous drug-tested international titles, including Natural Mr. Universe (professional division) and Natural Olympia (professional division). He has won first-place titles in many other competitions including America's Cup Natural Bodybuilding Championship, Natural Mr. North America, Natural Illinois Bodybuilding Championships, Illinois State Bodybuilding Championships, and Mid-America Bodybuilding Championships.
Since 2000 Hansen has been a regular contributor and columnist for IRONMAN magazine, in which he advises readers on every aspect of drug-free training and nutrition.
Hansen lives in Westmont, Illinois.
“John Hansen is one of the most knowledgeable drug-free bodybuilders on the scene today. His passion for lifting permeates his writing and pumps up the reader with the information and motivation necessary for the best gains possible in the gym.”