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May 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 Jay Cutler, in the inset is Kim Lyons.

May 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 3


  • 16 Page Teen Training
    Not another teen workout! This is the ultimate beginner's training and nutrition program to get you bigger and better in just 13 weeks.


  • Ruhl On Quads
    This triple threat thigh routine will work wonders

  • Shape and Bake
    Calling all women: 60 days to looking great in a swimsuit

  • Beyond Failure
    Five Weider Principles that allow you to train to failure and accelerate muscle gains.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System. The lowdown on biceps training.

  • Chest In Time
    Triset pec blaster.

  • Back Attack!
    Declare bloody war on your back with Chris Cormier's workout.


  • Oh, Happy Jay
    A complete rundown of the 2002 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic in Columbus, Ohio.


  • A Rolling Stone 'Hit"
    The venerable pop culture magazine attacks bodybuildings.

  • The Big Picture
    The Claude Groulx File

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest research on bodybuilding nutrition

  • Inspect Our Gadgets
    These fat loss gadgets are the final word in reducing bodyfat.

  • Mix 'n' Mass
    New cutting edge supplements combos will help you pack on the beef.

  • Net Gains
    Expert answers to nutrition questions from the Internet

  • Low Carb Ripfest
    A 12 week program to get shredded for summer.

  • The Wright Stuff
    Here are three supplements to power your weight loss goals.

Pictorials / Posters

  • Markus Ruhl
    Poster and photography by Chris Lund

  • Kim Lyons
    Poster and Photography by Robert Reiff

  • Theater of Pain
    Hardcore Training Gallery


  • 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