- ARMED FOR MOUNT OLYMPUS
This Olympia biceps routine is based on a simple formula for success: No fuss, no mess. Do the nasty and get right out of town. By Ronnie Coleman.
- LOVE & KISSES FROM MR. HATE AND PAIN
Mental training and motivational strategies for hardcore bodybuilders. Strap on the combat boots and take a walk on the wild side with bodybuilding’s answer to Anthony Robbins. By Nasser El Sonbaty.
- AMAZING NEW EXERCISES
Just when you thought you’d seen and done it all, along comes a new repertoire of training movements to instruct and stimulate.
- IN THE TRENCHES
Kamikaze doesn’t cut it! Poor training techniques, lousy exercise selection and uncontrolled rep speed put a triple whammy on your progress. Here is how to avoid this training disaster.
- CONTROL FREAK
Want to build bigger delts? Get strict, buddy, and dynamite delts will be your reward. By Kevin Levrone.
- H.U.G.E.: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO FUNDAMENTALS
Superman’s Supersets. Building the biceps of a superman means slipping a little kyrptonite into your jockstrap. Yep, training with “Supermansets” - commonly referred to as supersets – will shock stubborn biceps into large than life mass. By Lee Priest.
- WHEELER OF FORTUNE
Can Flex Wheeler handle the pressure of being the notorious number one badass in the sport of bodybuilding? This was one of the provocative questions thrown at the man many consider to be the favorite to win the 1998 Mr. Olympia.
- SHAWN RAY COMES CLEAN
Our favorite motor mouth talks candidly – and at great length – about Dorian Yates’ absence, Flex Wheeler’s presence, the other contenders and the judging at the upcoming Mr. Olympia.
- CHAD AND HIS LADS!
A poker faced Chad Nicholls, bodybuilding’s hottest nutrition and training guru, spills the beans on what is likely to happen at the 1998 Mr. O and what it will take for one of his bodybuilders to bring home the Sandow.
- THE A LIST
Nicholas “Iron” Cage grabs top billing in FLEX’s Hollywood bod squad.
- THE MAIN EVENT
A complete tale of the tape style preview of Joe Weider’s 1998 Mr. Olympia contest, set for October 10 at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Plus, Dorian Yates rates the field. Let’s get ready to rumble!
- IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT!
The annual lingerie spectacular features 26 pages of designing women who are dressed – just barely – to impress. Photography by Robert Reiff.
- THE WORLD FROM THE STREET
The scoop on androgenic hormones
- THE IRON EGGHEAD
- The latest research of weight training and glycogen utilization
- The effects of creatine on skeletal muscle metabolism in congestive heart failure
- And much, much more
- MIST OPPORTUNITIES
A new spray delivers growth hormones legally.
- KET RIPPED
Ketosis dieting – burning fat while packing on muscle via protein intake – is a fail safe approach to achieving a lean contest ready physique.
- MASS MEDIA
- Taking a closer look at the Denver Broncos / EAS connection
- Steroid abuse in middle school – the truth
- Drug testing and the World Cup – a negative reaction
- And a whole lot more.
- ADVANCED NUTRITION
- Analyzing biological value of protein and protein combinations
- The ups and downs of mixing supplements with fruit juice
- 6 WAYS TO GET RIPPED
A practical guide to getting lean without losing a shred of muscle.
- THE ROUND TABLE
One of our scrappy scribes goes to the experts for the latest science of postworkout meals.
- All Our Yesterdays
- Ask Mr. Olympia
- Ask Ms. Olympia
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- Flex Calendar Update
- Flex n Femme
- Future Flex
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- IFBB World Report
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- Style: Creavalle Style
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