Ironman Magazine
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December 2000

Since 1936, Ironman Magazine has been the magazine for bodybuilders. Each issue provides insights into bodybuilding, from nutrition, to lots of training info, to profiles on the men and women who make up the bodybuilding and fitness world. It also contains excellent pictures and information on almost anything you need. On the cover is Brenda Kelly and Clark Bertram.

December 2000 - Table of Contents
Volume 59, Number 12


  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Strength coach Bill Starr presents part two of his views on beginning weight training.

  • Trials and Trib Elations
    Supplement guru Derek Cornelius reveals the truth about tribulus terrestris and testosterone boosting.

  • Train, Eat, Grow 14
    More T/NT three days per week mass blasting from the Ironman Training and Research Center.

  • IM Research Team
    Turn yourself into an easy gainer with the amazing Hardgainer Terminator. It's incredible.

  • Heavy Duty: Realistic Goals
    Mike Menzter says bodybuilders need to get real - real big, real fast, and he tells you how.

  • Brenda Kelly
    Lonnie Teper talks to the fabulous fitness beauty who reveals her secrets of success - with plenty of photos of Brenda in a state of undress. Wow!

  • CLA to Get Big
    Jerry Brainum demystifies the new research on conjugated linoleic acid, the antifat fat that can build mounds of muscle.

  • Strength Rockets
    Send your power through the roof and get a size side effect to boot.

  • Hit and Run
    Mike Mentzer unloads on training, Arnold and competitive bodybuilding. You won't believe your eyes.

  • Up Your Mass
    Ten top muscle packing programs from basic blasts to POF to Aftershock - it's all good to grow!

  • The New IM Web Site
    A look at our new online presence, and how to navigate your way to a bastion of bodybuilding knowledge.

  • The Master Trainer
    Vince Gironda tells you how to chisel a perfect chest.

  • NPC Team Universe
    Lonnie Teper blows the lid off the biggest drug free T.U. in history.


  • Train to Gain
    Tons of info to get you bigger and brawnier. Why? Because size matters! Bradley Steiner, George Turner and EMG Amalysis are here, among others.

  • Critical Mass
    Machine squat or not? Steve Holman looks at squat confinement and quad refinement.

  • Eat to Grow
    All the latest grub on diet and nutrition, including the Shredded Beef Diet. It's a get big info buffet.

  • Ask Dr. Dan
    Daniel Gwartney, M.D. explains why he's sour on some sugar loaded creatine supplements.

  • Unchained
    Doing delts, strength training and Russian D-bol, Greg Zulak gets you in the know to grow.

  • Naturally Huge
    Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen shows how to pack on 10 pounds of muscle in a flash.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Fun with growth hormone and cocaine.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper, Ruth Silverman, Teagan Clive and Jerry Frederick buzz the world of bodybuilding and fitness.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Mental pumpns, perfect poses and erotic exotica from the researchers with the best jobs on the planet (We had women watch pornography and...).

  • Soft Spots
    Teagan Clive battles her weight, fasting, her husband, Stan and her dog, T.T. Boy.

  • Readers Write
    A phooey on femme physiques and a bitchin' dude who barks about sexist bodybuilding vernacular.