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November 2000

Flex Magazine considers themselves the bible of hardcore bodybuilding. Each month, Flex visits and speaks with the champions of bodybuilding at their gyms, at contests, and at their homes, gathering information and photographs, Flex brings you their latest strategies, and the competitive goals that they apply to further develop their title-winning physiques. Flex is the official magazine of the IFBB Bodybuilding Federation. On the cover is Jay Cutler. In the inset is Kim Chizevsky.

November 2000 - Table of Contents
Volume 18, Number 9


  • Shoulder Molder
    A free weight driven training plan that combines mass building and separation exercises into one killer workout for delts and traps. By Jay Cutler.

  • Rest Assured
    A basic guide to maximizing recuperation for your muscle building benefit.

  • Pound Your Chest
    Relying on max weights year round is the key to building bigger pecs. By Melvin Anthony.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System - Video Muscle - How to use various motivational methods, including training tapes, to get the most from your workouts. By Dennis James.

  • Make a Mass of Yourself
    Thirteen lucky principles to help your pack on mountains of muscle mass. By Craig Titus.

  • Long Good-Bis!
    The 'Terror Twins' present a shock routine designed to add height and length to your biceps. By Kevin Levrone and Gunter Schlierkamp.


  • Work in Progress
    Kim Chizevsky lets rip about all things bodybuilding and outlines her ambitious plans to segue to fitness competition in 2001.

  • You "O" Girl
    Preview of the 2000 Ms. And Fitness Olympia contests.


  • Lone Survivor
    In what will be known as the season of Survivor, Bob Cicherillo survives 13 years of competing in amateur contests to snag super heavyweight and overall titles at the 2000 NPC USA Championships.

  • Vexed in Virginia
    At the Jan Tana, big is beautiful one moment, bad the next. Confused? Join the club and read on for a complete analysis from ringside.


  • Advanced Nutrition
    The inside stuff on carbs and mass building, staying lean while eating fat (CLA), the application of plant steroids to bodybuilding, the safety of creatine and so much more.

  • Supplements A to Z
    The ultimate quick reference guide to help you determine your supplement needs.

  • Praising Protein
    Seven appetizing reasons to belly up and chow down.

  • The Round Table
    Tom Prince, Jeff Long, Flavio Baccianini and Mike Matarazzo offer practical advice on optimizing offseason eating for ultimate size gains.

  • The Wright Stuff
    Dramatic new research proves that casein promotes muscle protein synthesis, fights catabolism and digests slowly with no wasting of aminos.


  • Rerun
    The two time Mr. Olympia revisits 1999 and his second acquisition of the sport's most prestigious prize. A visual tour de force indeed!

  • Reron
    Photography by Samantha Lund

  • Laura Creavalle
    Photography by Robert Reiff.


  • All Our Yesterdays
  • Ask Ms. Olympia
  • Ask Mr. Olympia
  • Factoids
  • Flextra
  • Future Flex
  • Hard Times
  • IFBB World Report
  • NPC Report / Coming Events
  • Publisher's Page
  • Reader's Market
  • Reflexions
  • Street Scene
  • Talent Roundup
  • Talkback