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August 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 Brandi Flowers and Todd Smith.

August 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 8


  • Train, Eat, Grow 34
    No free bar squats or flat bench presses? They've gone mad - but they're growing like crazy.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Are you getting enough? Sleep, that is. Bill Starr has the answer and lots of interesting facts. Snooze or you lose.

  • Supplement Strategies
    David Young shows you how to fling open the anabolic window and build slabs of mass. No pane, no gain.

  • The Angst Inside
    Is it the road to depression or catapult to success? Skip LaCour says it's all in how you use it.

  • Ultimate Muscle Up Guide
    It's all here: supplements, diet and three excellent training programs from the radical - eight sets of eight - to the conventional - upper body / lower body split - to the powerful - POF Power Pyramid. Prepare to grow!

  • Beef It To Be Fit
    Jerry Brainum has the latest research on grass fed beef and bison. It's more healthful and can help you pack on more muscle - no bull.

  • Dexter Jackson
    The amazing IFBB pro tells you how he gets ripped to shreds.

  • Confessions of a Steroid User, Part 3
    John Rodrigues explores the myth of the magic cutter pill and how you can get lean to the extreme.

  • IM Research Team
    No, it's not a drug, but when you're on it and your muscles begin to swell, you'll be wondering if it's legal. It is.

  • Heavy Duty
    Part 2 of a classic Mike Mentzer interview by John Little.

  • Hardbody
    Jenny Hendershott guns you down with her smoking physique. This gal is loaded with sex appeal!

  • Is HIT it?
    Michael Gundill on the intensity vs. volume controversy.

  • Jack LaLanne
    This king of fitness and his amazing stunts, like 1,000 dips in 45 minutes and towing boats handcuffed and shackled. Who needs AAA with Jack around?


  • Train To Grow
    Grow with the testosterone flow; go deep, deeper, deepest (sorry, its about training), and burn fat for 39 hours straight, no aerobics needed.

  • Eat To Grow
    New creatine beats meat (as in beef, silly) and the carnitine caffeine fat burning team. Let them rip!

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman analyzes the eight sets of eight debate and what to eat before you train to gain.

  • Naturally Huge
    Hardcore nevermore? John Hansen's ode to heavy metal gyms. (Ozzy, you and Satan done benching?)

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jery Brainum looks at homo phobia, fear of cardio damaging homocysteine - and its steroid connection. He also discusses the new myostatin blockers that promise unreal muscle growth. Wild stuff here, gang!

  • Anabolic Drive
    Weird, wacky anabolic facts from Jose Antonio Ph.D. - like a new way to load creatine you'll want to persuade your girlfriend to try.

  • Advanced Strength and Power
    A new column by Tom Incledon, on building superhuman strength. The man knows his stuff.

  • News & Views
    L.T. has more scoops than Baskin Robbins, and Ruth Silverman gets a bevy of babes to pose with almost no clothes in Pump & Circumstance (How does she do it?) Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots keep the pot sizzling.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Sexpert Laura Moore on coming too soon and other makeout mishaps. New products are here too.

  • Reader's Write
    The goddess of glutes. Need we say more?