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March 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 Jay Cutler and Brandy Flores.

March 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 3


  • Train, Eat, Grow 29
    Blast off with antagonist supersets and postactivation - even in your home gym. Complete routines included.

  • Home Grown Biceps
    Etch a peak not for the meek. This routine, constructed by POF expert Steve Holman, will have your bi's jutting skyward faster than you can say Rocky Mountain high.

  • ER: Extreme Recovery, Part 2
    European researcher Michael Gundill analyzes recovery and how to corral its grow power.

  • IFBB Fitness Olympia
    Ruth Silverman's got the goods on the gorgeous gals going for the Big O in Sin City. (No, not that Big O).

  • Ready to Rock
    Rod Labbe interviews Jay Cutler, the big man who almost knocked off the Big Nasty at the Big O. His training routine's here too.

  • IM Research Team
    Can you smell what your body's cooking? More muscle, of course, thanks to a new topical pheromone roll on.

  • Power Parable
    C.S. Sloan's look at the perfect powerbuilding workout - with a serious size side effect.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little explores the H.U.N.G.E.R. in bodybuilding, from the late Mike Metzer's last writings.

  • Metabolic Explosion
    David Young's step by step instructions for bursting through the anabolic window to the other side of huge.

  • Sexy Feminine Muscle
    Exquisite photos by Bill Dobbins that capture the essence of the female weight trained physique. Whew!

  • Hardgainer
    Stephen Wedan reminisces about HIT, his nerve racking Arthur Jones experience and meeting Casey Viator.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr's Olympic style workout. The jerk. The snatch. We're excited already.

  • Phosphatidylserine
    Rehan Jalali explores the double whammy power of PS.

  • NPC Nationals
    Lonnie Teper's brave report from Atlanta.


  • Train to Gain
    A new EMG study says you don't know squat - as in the free bar version vs. the Smith machine variety. Plus, a three way ab attack to get your own six pack.

  • Eat To Grow
    The double duty muscle hustle - creatine and ribose get it on! - and brand new nutrient timing research.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman on lean machines, supplements savvy and postactivation salvation.

  • Naturally Huge
    Mr. Natural Olypia John Hansen talks want power vs. will power and cutting carbs for cutting up.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum delves into steroid muscle architecture and clenbuterol truths, while Illiam Llewellyn tells how Nolvadex can get your good cholesterol flowing.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak's got the lowdown on low back pain during squats and some tips on how to attack acne before you look like a killer bee victim.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper wrangles tons of cool stuff from the bodybuilding funny farm this month, while Ruth Silverman rounds up the fitness femmes for her Pump and Circumstance. (More gorgeous babes here guys.). And let's not forget Jerry Frederick's gym dandy Hot Shots! Hot damn.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Sexpert Laura Moore slides into a smooth groove - and we are not talking about dance moves here. It's all about getting your gal to shave down south. Also, applying the new credo 'Live Hard' to your bodybuilding lifestyle. (First step: Get your gal to shave down south).

  • Readers Write
    Why Kiana Tom is the bomb - she lights our fuse. Then brace yourself, as one man's female muscle freakout is another's fabulicious fantasy.