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April 2001

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 Torrie Wilson and Joe DeAngelis.

April 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 60, Number 4


  • Heavy Duty
    Mike Mentzer helps you kick start your growth mechanism with his rational HIT approach.

  • Train, Eat, Grow 18
    It's time to wake up and shake your gains with Aftershock training and the direct/indirect body blast.

  • Chemistry Set
    The Sandwich grills Patrick Arnold, chemist extraordinaire and pro hormone innovator, about the latest anabolic accelerators.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Feeling drained? A little overtrained? Strength coach Bill Starr gives you the goods on optimal recovery.

  • Release The Beast
    Skip La Cour's top 10 strategies for generating animal intensity and gargantuan growth. Get ready to roar!

  • IM Research Team
    You can grow bigger and stronger now with the amazing Triple-Gain Stack.

  • Bench Press Blastoff
    Power experts Richie Smyth and Tom Venuto pump out 15 keys to launch your best press into orbit.

  • 60 Pounds of Muscle in Four Weeks
    Casey Viator made that incredible gain during the Colorado Experiment almost three decades ago. Now he reveals exactly how he did it.

  • The Paleolithic Diet
    Did primitive man have the secrets to eating healthy? Jerry Brainum goes back in time to dine with our cave dwelling ancestors. Pass the bronosaurus, please.

  • Hardcore Hardbodies
    Hot femme physiques in action - from Jerry Fredrick's Hardcore Training series.

  • Leverage Your Mass
    PowerTec machinist Ken Domzalski shows you how you can get bigger faster with leverage,

  • Master Trainer
    Iron Guru Vince Gironda on sculpting dynamite delts.

  • Max Muscle Tension
    Vince Basile leads you to the extreme fiber dimension.


  • Ask Dr. Dan
    Mahuang hurts? Then leave it alone. Dr. Dan discusses ephedrine, PPA and the FDA.

  • Train to Gain
    Should you be lifting aroused? Plus, George Turner on how teens should train for football, the best upper body blaster and the 'Ah'll Be Back' Delt Attack.

  • Eat To Grow
    New researcg on using creatine with protein from Jerry Brainum. The calorie counting diet. To binge, or not to binge? And classic eats with Frank Zane.

  • Unchained
    Galloping Greg Zulak unleshes info on the best testosterone steroid on the planet. It's Euro gear at its finest.

  • Critical Mass
    If you are looking for acid etched abs, Steve Holman has the answer, and also tips on altering the Size Surge workout for twice a week training.

  • Naturally Huge
    Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen tells you how to look big, full and ripped without drugs.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum goes in depth on andro and drug tests - and what the latest pro-hormone studies say. Plus, William Llewellyn's Chemical Q&A.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper's got all the scoops on the wacky world of bodybuilding. Then feast your eyes on this month's Pump & Circumstance fireworks from Ruth Silverman and Jerry Fredrick's candid camera Hot Shots.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Training for multiple Os - as in orgasms, not Olympias. Then learn about massage magic, why you need to laugh for life and self defense lifesavers.

  • Readers Write
    Kim Kanner gets a rousing response from our readers; more feminine muscle magnificence and stuffed balloons.