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December 2004

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 are Bob Cicherillo and King Kamali.

December 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 22, Number 10


  • Pec-ing Order
    Has this German giant built his massive chest, stage by stage. By Gunter Schleirkamp

  • Superhero Shoulders
    Our delt program stacks muscle on your shoulders for dramatic V taper.

  • The H.U.G.E. System: The 12 and Under Club
    The ultimate growth guide for teens.

  • 70-Rep Sets
    Kris Dim adds mass and density by frying his muscles with hig rep sets.

  • Gym Bag
    Packed with insider tips and new research.

  • Chin-ator
    Arnold Schwarzenegger made chins a priority in his back workout and created a road map of muscle.

  • Ask Mr. O
    By Ronnie Coleman

  • Ask Dorian
    By Dorian Yates

  • Lee's Way
    By Lee Haney


  • Midnight Mass
    Eat right at night for growth

  • Diet Dangers
    Smart strategies to preserve your hard earned muscle mass while dieting.

  • Prudent Protein
    Super heavyweight Chris Cook explains how to encourage muscle growth with the right balance of protein and carbs

  • Net Gains
    Expert advice on testosterone enhancing minerals, last minute abs and varying supplements.

  • Comeback to the Future
    Teen champ Jorge Betancourt's comeback success was helped by the nutrition lessons he learned along the way.

  • Advanced Nutrition
    Includes the pros of antioxidants, the value of dried egg whites, the fat burning effects of forskolin and the lowdown on rice and salmon.


  • The Wild Wild 'World
    New IFBB Pro Wild 'World' Harris is an anomaly, and a big one, at that.

  • How I Became a Pro Champion
    Melvin Anthony's passage from bodybuilding tagalong to champion.

Posters / Pictorials

  • Markus Ruhl
    Photography by Chris Lund

  • Bob Cicherillo and King Kamali
    Photography by Chris Lund

  • The King and I
    Bob Cicherillo reflects about his friend King Kamali.


  • West Street Shuffle
    A summary of the 2004 Team Universe Championships

  • Cleveland Rock Hard
    Coverage of the 2004 North American Championships.


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