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November 2001

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 Kevin Levrone, Ronnie Coleman, Chris Cormier, and Monica Brant.

November 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 19, Number 9


  • Blow-em out biceps
    The fundamentals of building big guns. By Kevin Levrone.

  • The Big Stretch
    Limber up your muscles to maximize growth and minimize injury.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System - Bull Calves - Secrets to building freaky calves. By Mike Matarazzo.

  • A Walk on the Wide Side
    Tom Prince's shoulder program can work for you.

  • 2001: A Size Odyssey
    Cut to the chase: A 13 week program for getting ripped.


  • Helter Swelter
    The 2001 NPC USA men's championships report.

  • Never Say Never!
    The 2001 NPC USA women's championship photoreport.

  • Pariso is Burning
    Photoreport from the 2001 Jan Tana Classic.

  • Alive at Five
    The 2001 Master's Olympia photoreport.


  • Y'all come
    Check out flexonline.com for Mr. O action.

  • Flex Readers Delivers and How!
    Results of the Mr. Flex contest.

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    Cutting edge research on bodybuilding nutrition.

  • Breaking Research
    Special: Swallow This! The latest supplement hot sheet from the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine.

  • Shredded to the Max
    How to tear it up without taking ephedrine.

  • Isoflavones on Trail
    Do flavonoid compounds make the cut as ergogenics?

  • The Wright Stuff
    Evaluating this supplement for its bodybuilding benefits.

Pictorials / Posters

  • Raging Bull
    Ronnie Coleman and Chris Cormier go at it.

  • Chris Cormier / Ronnie Coleman
    Photography by Chris Lund.

  • Monica Brant
    Photography by Robert Reiff.


  • All Our Yesterdays
  • Articulashawn
  • Ask Dorian
  • Chris: The Real Spiel
  • Factoids
  • Flex ;N; Femme
  • Future Flex
  • Give Pete A Chance
  • Hard Times
  • Hocus Focus
  • IFBB World Report
  • Nassertations
  • NPC Report / Coming Events
  • Publisher's Page
  • Reader's Market
  • Reflexions
  • Show Big Report
  • Street Scene
  • Talent Roundup
  • Talkback