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December 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 Dennis James. In the inset is Arnold Schwarzenegger.

December 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 10


  • Shock Tactics
    The most shocking training feature ever! Ten shock routines from 10 of the sport's top champs, covering every bodypart. Discover the shocking tricks of the trade from Darrem Charles, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Nasser El Sonbaty, Dennis James, Kevin Levrone, Mike Matarazzo, Lee Priest, Markus Ruhl and Gunter Schlierkamp.


  • The H.U.G.E. Program
    Rest to Grow. Recuperation is the key to building muscle.

  • Ask Mr. O
    By Ronnie Coleman

  • Ask Dorian
    By Dorian Yates

  • New Column! Lee's Way
    By Lee Haney


  • Take 5 for Size
    Five ways to overload protein for mass gains.

  • High Time For Enzymes
    Don't neglect enzyme supplements.

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest high tech advances.

  • Fantastic Fats
    Six sources of fat you need.

  • Net Gains
    Expert answers to your nutrition questions from cyberspace.

  • Wright Stuff
    Metabolic boosters to lean you out.


  • The Real Big Picture
    This month features Dorian Yates

  • Pumping Iron at 25
    Pumping Iron, which signaled Arnold Schwarzenegger's assault on Tinseltown, celebrates its anniversary. Here's the story behind the movie that took bodybuilding mainstream.


  • Blood Bath
    Don Youngblood beats reigning champ Vince Taylor at the Master's Olympia.

  • A Star Is Born
    Nancy Lewis wins the overall title at the Jan Tana Classic.

  • Team Efforts
    The 2002 NPC Team Universe Championships.


  • The Real Big Picture Series
    Number 2: Dorian Yates

  • Monica Brant


  • Joe's Page
  • Ed's Page
  • Talkback
  • Hard Times
  • Factiods
  • Everybody
  • ArticulaShawn
  • Flex N Femme
  • Street Scene
  • Swimsuit Buyer's Guide
  • Events
  • NPC Report / Talent Roundup
  • IFBB Report
  • Readers Market
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