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February 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 Jennifer Micheli.

February 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 2


  • Train, Eat, Grow 28
    Antagonist supersets will make you feel and look bigger than ever. Try our Program 28 for a wicken mass blast - or grow with the time sensitive home gym version.

  • ER: Extreme Recovery, Part 1
    European researcher Michael Gundill analyzes the levels of recovery - your ultimate growth ingredient.

  • IM Research Team
    You have heard of pro-hormones, but now there are pro-steroids, and the new, powerful T-100 mimics the muscle and strength building effects of testosterone.

  • Bodybuilding for Dumbbells
    Strength coach John Cissik shows you why dumbbells are king in the gym and how you can use them for full body muscle blasting workouts.

  • Home Grown Triceps
    Get your guns big and blazing with an all dumbdell workout. This routine will have your arms looking like 20 pounds hams in no time.

  • Swimsuit Salute
    It is our biggest issue ever - 50 sun soaked pages filled with the sexiest all American beauties you have ever laid eyes on. Take a few deep breaths and dive in with a grin.

  • Hidden Nutrition Secret
    David Young has the scoop on the perfect blender bombs to pack on slabs of muscle.

  • IFBB Mr. Olympia
    The crowd groaned, Jay Cutler moaned and the Big Nasty manned the throne. Lonnie Teper has the full story from Vegas, along with John Balik's spot on pics.

  • IFBB Ms. Olympia
    Ruth Silverman featured her in Pump & Circumstance. Said this gal could very well pull it off. She did, and Ruth has the full report on the return of a legend who hit the Olympia jackpot in Vegas. No, it is not Cory!

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little, Heavy Duty disciple and Mike Mentzer compatriot, takes the HIT helm. Fasten your seatbelts.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr says to go for a full snatch. No, you won't get slapped to the ground - if your form is sound.


  • Ask Dr. Dan
    The good doctor bids adieu.

  • Train to Gain
    Squat rack attack for animal mass, drop the bomb to bump up the pump and a notorious high rep rap.

  • Eat To Grow
    Pass the join. Fling open the anabolic window, and fizz out. Top it off with a vodka tonic. Party on.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman on strength vs. size and the periodization bodybuilding Band-Aid.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum investigates contanimation and how supplements are causing postive drug test results. Plus, William Llewellyn on how anabolics can make tame gals horny.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak does an eerie impress of Dan Duchaine as he explains HPDx vs. DNP. Miracle fat burner or toxic bug repellents.

  • Naturally Huge
    Mr. Natural Olympia John Hansen discusses how to size up for competition, pyramid your poundages and eat to get ripped.

  • News & Views
    Lonie Teper's got the goods straight from Vegas and the biggest show in bodybuilding. Ruth Silverman was there too, and her news is guaranteed to Pump you up, and a fitness kind of way.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Fitness diva Brenda Kelly tells you how to paint your masterpiece - your chiseled bod, of course - for stage and photo shoots. We have also got Monica Brant's 'Secret' and a mind / muscle double whammy.

  • Readers Write
    The freaky responses continue. Women's bodybuilding: the good, the bad and the ugly comeback.