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January 2002

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 Theresa Hessler, Grant Henderson and Diannah Bays.

January 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 1


  • op 10 Ab Myths
    Mistaken midsection impressions can keep your six pack looking more like a keg. We explode the myth and give you hits too - as in two ab blasting routines.

  • Train, Eat, Grow 27
    Recovery is key, if you want to grow like the proverbial weed. Crank up your recuperation with Muscle Training Program 27, or try the time sensitive home gym version.

  • Protein Pulse, Part 2
    European researcher Michael Gundill expounds on his new eat to grow theories, so you can infuse your muscles with amino acid.

  • IM Research Team
    It's a new pro-anabolic formula based on a powerful European drug. Steroid expert Brian Batcheldor gives his take on HumanoVar.

  • Hardgainer
    Stuart McRobert continues leading you through your own training experiment. Gad your sleeveless lab coat and hit the gym.

  • The Naked Publisher
    No, it's not John Balik or Joe Weider. It's pro bodybuilder Denise Masino, who, in this provocative feature reveals more than just her muscles. Whoa!

  • Growing with Glutamine
    It's more than just your anabolic ticket or Massville. Learn how the predominant amino acid in muscle tissue can also make you healthier and happier.

  • All Aboard the Detrain
    With the holidays upon us, missed workouts are inevitable. Jerry Brainum has the scientific lowdown on what happens to your size and strength when your training is missing in action.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr on the power snatch and the overhead squat. No, its not about women dominating in the bedroom.

  • Legends of Bodybuilding
    Rich Gaspari remembers his career - including his body battles and ball busting workouts with Lee Haney.

  • NPC Team Universe
    Need a little competition motivation? See the best natural bodybuilders in the universe competing for top honors. Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman give you the goods from the Big Apple, while ace photographer Mitsuru Okabe mans his zoom lens.


  • Ask Dr. Dan
    Need a prescription for mass? Dr. Dan scribbles it out for you, along with his views on volume training.

  • Train To Gain
    How to set yourself free to be freaky, make some aero-dynamic muscles and pound out a few blood curdling reps. Oh, and hot Valentina Chepiga stars in our hardcore section.

  • Eat To Grow
    Muscle building soy-lutions, the postworkout pigout and how to rebuff radical reactions - a nutrition cruise missle, if you will.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman gives the sign of the cross a check plus for upper chest thickness.

  • Naturally Huge
    Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen talks cycling for size. Put away the syringe - cycle training is the subject, but it could give you druglike effects.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Is your testosterone going up in smoke? Jerry Brainum has the latest research on cigarette smoke and anabolic hormones. Plus, William Llewellyn on stacking Anavar and Primobolan.

  • Unchained
    It works for Dorian Yates, and it can work for you too. Greg Zulak has the simultaneous size and strength solution you can use at your very next workout.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper riles up the masses with his insider views from the world of bodybuilding, and Ruth Silverman has the goods on the fabulous femmes of fitness.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Laura Moore, our resident sexpert, says if you are not so hung, use your tongue. There is also a way your nose can boost your testosterone and growth.

  • Readers Write
    Are they muscle maidens or mass monsters? Readers respond to our 'Freaks or Not' women's bodybuilding expose.