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March 2002

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. On the cover is Beth Horn. In the inset is Jay Cutler.

March 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 1


  • Biceps Size At The Double
    Exercise combos and supersets build bigger guns. By Melvin Anthony.

  • Retro Size
    Mass tips from Arnold, Draper, and other great bodybuilders of the past. BY Greg Merritt.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System. Stretch those pecs. An eight week chest building program that works. By Orville Burke.

  • Spring Ahead in 30 Minutes
    A 30 minute total body workout for women.

  • Welcome To Me Leg World
    Ten edicts to follow in pursuit of huge hams and enormous quads. By Nasser El Sonbaty.


  • Lone Stars of Georgia
    Texan bodybuilders reign supreme at the 2001 Men's NPC Nationals. By Jim Rosenthal and Jim Schmaltz.

  • Atlanta's Beth Bet
    Beth Roberts snags the overall at the 2001 Women's NPC Nationals. By Steve Wennerstrom.

  • Taking It To The Masses
    An in-the-trenches account of the 2001 British Grand Prix in Manchester.


  • The Flex Interview
    Mr. Olympia for 7 Hours. Jay Cutler, the 2001 Mr. O runner-up, gets the full treatment in this gripping Q&A about his brush with fame, fortune and the Sandow.

  • Good As Gold
    A look inside the world of bodybuilding legend Joe Gold.

  • Battle Royale
    The lowdown on the inaugural Joe Weider's Battle of the Biceps.

  • The Big Picture
    The Beth Horn File!

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest research on bodybuilding nutrition.

  • Net Gains
    Expert answers to nutrition questions from the Internet.

  • The Wright Stuff
    MCT's: Fat Fighter or Fat Chance? Can this oil help you retain muscle as you lose fat?

  • Protein Bonanza!
    How to get more bang out of your protein drinks?

  • Eating For Mass
    A three month can't fail approach for packing on mass.

  • Killer Combos for Mass
    Superpower supplement cocktails for size.

  • Carbs and Bars
    Counting carbs in nutritional supplements.

Pictorials / Posters

  • Flex's Seventh Annual Swimsuit Special
    A 24 page tour de force - the hottest photos we've ever published.

  • Just Add Water
    Photography by Robert Reiff

  • Flex's 2002 Swimsuit Calendar
    Featuring Monica Brant and Kim Lyons.


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