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July 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 Tripe H, in the inset is Beth Horn.

July 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 5


  • 32 Page Training And Diet Superfeature
    Mass Production: Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced trainer, this is the total muscle building program for everybody.


  • Six of the Best
    The crème de la crème of the Weider Principles.

  • Three Heads Are Better Than One
    For all around deltoid development, you have to vary the angle of attack. By Orville Burke.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System. Back Thickness Shocker - the secret is in the "Elbow Push" principle. By Claude Groulx.

  • Shape Shifters
    An eight week total body makeover for women. By Valentina Chepiga.


  • Vindication in Vienna
    Tommi Thorvildsen gets his own back at the Austrian Grand Prix.

  • Beer and Loitering in Australia
    Our Down Under diary of the Australia Grand Prix in Melbourne.


  • Ms. Flex Contest
    Do you have a FLEXy physique?

  • Coming to Grips with Triple H
    WWF Superstar Triple H is a bodybuilder at heart.

  • The Big Issue
    Joe 'The Master Blaster' Weider reflects on the growth of Flex Magazine in this, its biggest issue.

  • King Hold Courts
    I will smash my way into the top 5 at the 2002 Mr. O, by King Kamali.

  • The Big Picture
    The Troy Alves File

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest research on bodybuilding nutrition.

  • More Testosterone = More Muscle Mass
    Seven ways to maintain male hormone levels for bonus muscle growth.

  • The Wright Stuff
    ALC or Acetyl-l-carnitine can help prime your system for bigger gains.

  • Color Me Massive
    Use this Rainbow Method of calculating antioxidant intake to spur quick gains in quality mass.

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

Pictorials / Posters

  • Beth Horn / Timea Majorova
    Posters by Robert Reiff

  • Summer Break
    Amazing Women. Tight Bodies. Soaking wet swimsuits. 'Nuff said.


  • 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