- PRINCE'S ROYAL FLUSH
use this shock system to purge yourself of the hard to grow biceps syndrome. You may not break the bank at Monte Carlo, but it's a safe bet that your biceps will get bigger in a flash. By Tom Prince.
- ABSOLUTE POWER
Squats, bench presses, deadlifts and military presses are the main course in this no-frills training seminar. Keep it heavy and basic - that is the credo of this gun-weilding bodybuilder fro Arlinton, Texas. By Ronnie Coleman.
- BAD DOG BIG
A tip of the hat to a less kind, less gentle way to train. Bodybuilding's clown prince of pith lays down the law on diet, recuperation and sadism. By Eddie Robinson.
- IN THE TRENCHES
Here are 10 pointers on technique to improve the efficiency and productivity of your training.
- H.U.G.E.: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FUNDAMENTALS
Priming the Pump: Follow these 11 principles for potentiating your pump. Learn them, practice them, and you'll prevail with unprecedented progress. By Jay Cutler.
- THE FLEX SIX-PEX
Three of the sport's strongest men get up front about their chest training. Give these guys some room and get ready to prod those pecs. By Chris Cormier, Greg Kovacs and Lou Ferrigno.
- KILLER CREATINE?
Not on your life, buddy. We bring you the definitive explanation of how this popular supplement works to build lean muscle mass.
- SPLASHING OUT ON YOUR FIRST DIET
Nutrition advice for beginners. By Dorian Yates.
- INSTANT ANABOLISM
The most important meal for a bodybuilder in rapid growth mode is the postworkout infusion of carbs. Here's the precise formula for success. By Chris Aceto.
- THE ROUND TABLE
One of our devoted scribes goes to the experts to get the latest science on carbs. Compiled by Steve Stiefel.
- 1997 IFBB WOMEN'S WORLD AMATEUR
Bodybuilding really is important for nation building. The 1997 IFBB Women's World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships prove this point quite nicely. Complete coverage from top to bottom, inside and out, from the contest venue in Bratislava, Slovakia. Ropert by Steve Wennerstrom.
- KEVIN LEVRONE: SILENT RUNNING
- DIVINE DIVA!
Minna Lessig, the latest IFBB talent sensation, showcases her diverse talents.
- BIG MATTERS
Nasser El Sonbaty, and Jean-Pierre Fux each weight well over 300 pounds during the offseason, and they didn't get that way doing step aerobics.. They got that way from a sick obsession for pain and a fear hatred of the impossible.
- THE WORLD FROM THE STREET
The lowdown on Proviron, an oft-misunderstood anabolic compound; caffeine as an ergogenic aid.
- THYROID? THINK AGAIN
A thorough examination of thyroid drugs and bodybuilding.
- THE IRON EGGHEAD
- How to be an alpha male
- fat loss strategy: there's a difference
- amino acids mess up muscle structure
- steroid busters.
- MASS MEDIA
- IGF-1 linked to prostate cancer
- the latest on the IOC's condemnation of the Chinese swimming team
- and much, much more...
- ADVANCED NUTRITION
- Coenzyme Q10, aka Ubiquinone, as an ergogenic aid
- Fat calories do count
- THE LONG ROAD TO GLORY
Complete coverage of the IOC's official recognition of bodybuilding. By Ben Weider.
- THE DIRTY DOZEN
Flex salutes a dozen of Hollywood's most muscular actors from its golden era.
- THE BIG PICTURE:
The Vince Taylor file
- MINNA LESSIG
- JEAN-PIERRE FUX and NASSER EL SONBATY
- Ask Mr. Olympia
- Ask Ms. Olympia
- Editor's Page
- Flex Calendar Update
- Flex n Femme
- Future Flex
- Hard Times
- IFBB World Report
- NPC Report / Coming Events
- Reader's Market
- Street Scene
- Style: Moher Style
- Talent Roundup