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. Flex is the official magazine of the IFBB Bodybuilding Federation. On the cover is bodybuilder Shawn Ray.
The top 10 bodybuilding supplements.
What one pro learned - and what he can teach you - about packing on mass
One of our roving reporters goes to the experts to get the latest science on the ideal preworkout meal options.
The Tom Prince File
A personal view of the 1997 Ms. O
A special thank you to the elite sponsors of bodybuilding's show of shows - the Mr. Olympia
This Boston born behemoth cares more about pleasing his fans than pleasing the aesthetics police. Check out these awesome snaps of one of bodybuilding's favorite sons.
Kim Chizevsky shows off the physique that dazzled the IFBB judges - and the raucous crowd - at the 1997 Ms. Olympia.
Chris Cormier and Robby Robinson team up for a punishing back workout; before the training day is toast, Cormier learns the hard way that Robby - the reigning stud of the over-50 division - is still the baddest man in the hardcore trenches.
The second installment of the wild history of athletes and veterinary steroids.
Steroids and baldness - what's the connection?
The GHB challenge, new super drug test; Chinese athletes draw suspicion by breaking world records.
The dangers of insulin; anabolic steroids aid burn victims; drug testing for testosterone; arginine and insulin action.
Men and Calcium; cholate and CLA to prevent fat accumulation; ephedrine, caffeine and aspirin: a safe method of fat loss?
On a night when every woman onstage was hard as a rock and ready to rumble, Kim Chizevsky put on a clinic and rolled to her second consecutive Ms. O title.
Carol Semple-Marzetta. blessed with the flexibility of a contortionist on Quaaludes, demonstrated all of her varied skills in disciplining and defeating 15 other woman at the third annual Fitness Olympia.
Nicole Bass, one of Howard Stern's favorite in studio guests, finally wins her pro card after a 12 year struggle.
What do you get when you combine The Dirty Dozen with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland? Welcome to the 1997 IFBB European Grand Prix Tour.