Ironman Magazine
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May 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 Chris Cormier; in the inset is Andrulla Blachette.

May 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 60, Number 5


  • Heavy Duty
    Mike Mentzer says to train less but harder for more growth. Rest / Pause is the answer.

  • Train, Eat, Grow 19
    If the pump is like an orgasm, ITRC Program 19 will have you writhing with delight five days a week,

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr reveals the proper sequence for strength building ,so you will have power to spare.

  • Chemistry Set, Part 2
    More of the Sandwich's one on one with Patrick Arnold. This month Arnold gives you the scoop on pro-hormones as fat burners, muscle builders and sex rockets.

  • Enter Andrulla
    The Lightweight Ms. Olympia is certainly no lightweight when it comes to muscle - or charisma. Teagan Clive takes you inside Andrulla.

  • IFBB Ironman Pro Invitational
    Lonnie Teper reports on the season opener. It was a bodybuilder blast with some eye popping mass. And the winner is…

  • IM Research Team
    Trigger a Size Surge Spectacular - and break into the big leagues now!

  • Release the Beast, Part 2
    Become king of the jungle with Skip LaCour's top 10 strategies for animal intensity and gargantuan growth.

  • Brutal Body Blast
    Time to go medieval on your muscles. C.S. Sloan provides programs that will turn your body into an ironclad fortress. Bring on the damsels in distress.

  • Legends
    Former Mr. O Chris Dickerson recalls body battles of yesteryear. Rob Labbe's interview is classic Chris.

  • Bizzarro Fat
    What the hell is a trans fat? Jerry Brainum discusses partially hydrogenated horrors and tells you why you should run for the hills when you see trans fats in your food. Better yet, just dump it down the disposal.

  • Mass Combustion
    European researcher Michael Gundill analyzes muscle burn and how it can fire up anabolic acceleration.


  • Ask Dr. Dan
    Test vs. Est and the Chrysin connection. Dr. Dan wants you to stay a manly man.

  • Train to Gain
    Get the lowdown on exercise addiction, hamstring helper and corralling bigger calves.

  • Eat To Grow
    New research on pork's fat burning effects from Jerry Brainum. Also, why soy ain't sexy, how to handle snack attacks and bodybuilding in bed.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak investigates vitamin B12 and mail order drugs (no wonder the post office raised its rates).

  • Critical Mass
    How long is too long - as in workouts, musclehead. Steve Holman talks training time and rest / pause.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Is ephedrine toxic? Here's Jerry Brainum's scientific look at the speed demon and its potential side effects. Plus, William Llewellyn's Chemical Q&A.

  • Naturally Huge
    Pump of the volume with John Hansen, Mr. Natural Olympia, and learn how he packed an extra inch and a half on his already huge quads in two months.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper goes in the trenches to bring you all the bodybuilding news that's fit to print. Then Ruth Silverman's Pump & Circumstance wades through the wonderful world of women's fitness - and let's not forget Jerry Frederick's wild, wacky Hot Shots.

  • Soft Sports
    Teagan Clive explores love in the gym and how you can make it happen. Deoderant is a good first step.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Can you get a testosterone surge training with women? Sex expert Laura Moore says yes. Plus, what women want survey results.

  • Readers Write
    Arms and breasts, boobs and livestock and a gunfight with Ronnie Coleman! Our readers rock!