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August 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 Shawn Ray. In the inset is Jean Pierre Fux.

August 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 6


  • The Quad Squad
    A 13 week thigh blitz routine. By Dennis James.

  • Ray's Rules
    Nine timeless principles that have worked for generations of bodybuilders. By Shawn Ray.

  • Power of the Press
    For delt mass, you have to press.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System - Machine Magic - Ten benefits of machine movements we'll bet you didn't know. By Mike Matarazzo.

  • Back With A Vengeance
    For women who want a better V taper, back and butt.


  • Samir the Swami
    Forcasing the outcome of the 2002 Mr. Olympia contest. By Samir Bannout.

  • Fallen Warrior
    Jean-Pierre Fux suffers serious injury.

  • The Big Picture
    The Kim Lyons File

  • Mr. Flex Goes to Vegas
    Alex Hayden has the time of his life at the 2001 Mr. O

  • Return of Freakenstein
    Paul Dillett reflects on his comeback.

Posters / Pictorial

  • Jay Cutler

  • Ericca Kern

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest research on bodybuilding nutrition.

  • 102 Nutrition Rules
    Presenting 75 edicts of nutrition you need to know to get big.

  • The Ultimate Bodyfat Reduction Diet
    An eight week plan for getting ripped.

  • Hardgainer Foods
    Quality carbs for offseason gains.

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

  • Ephedrine Safe, Says Study
    Breaking research


  • The Golden Ruhl
    Markus Ruhl wins the 2002 Night of Champions.

  • Destroy All Monsters
    Darrem Charles snags his first pro title at the inaugural Southwest Pro.

  • Joe's Page
  • Talkback
  • Hard Times
  • Reflexions
  • Flex N Femme
  • Show Big Report
  • Real Spiel
  • Nassertions
  • Hocus Focus
  • IFBB Report
  • Factiods
  • Events
  • NPC Report / Talent Roundup
  • Street Scene
  • Readers Market
  • Next Month