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September 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 Candice Walker.

September 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 9


  • Train, East, Grow 35
    Eight sets of eight to accelerate the hypertrophic state.

  • Flavonoids
    Jerry Brainum uncovers the body and health building compounds in ntural foods. See, Mom was right. You need to eat your broccoli.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Your aching shoulders tell you to banish bench presses for a while, but you're scared you'll lose ground. Bill Starr tells you how to do it and get bigger and stronger.

  • IM Research Team
    David Young on dialing in your hormones for extraordinary gains without drugs. Give me a G! Give me a H!

  • Mass Machine
    Skip LaCour gives you the goods on getting great gains and how he maintains his status as one of the most massive drug free bodybuilders alive.

  • Fab Abs in Six Weeks
    Vince Gironda's magic midsection exercises - eight key moves for a rock solid six pack.

  • Ripped Revisited
    Clarence Bass has his bodyfat measured at 1 percent - when he was eating peanut butter sandwiches every day! Here's how he got sliced without to much sacrifice.

  • Fatigue, Part 1
    You train to failure, but is it enough to set the growth mechanism in motion? Michael Gundill analyzes fatigue and what to do to blast past it.

  • Aaron Maddron
    The new Mr. Intensity gives you his training, diet and supplement secrets to packing on shredded muscle.

  • Fantasy Workout
    Our incredible, almost edible babe pictorial that'll have you drooling. Fifty mouth watering pages. Mmmm.

  • The Myth
    The Sandwich goes one on one with big Sergio Oliva.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little explores the amazing once a week workout.

  • IFBB Night of Champions
    Big dudes do body battle in the Big Apple. Mits Okabe's spot on photo report.


  • Train to Gain
    Bust up bench press plateaus - one gal added 40 pounds to the bar in six weeks - build mass without weights, and abdominal contraction contraptions.

  • Eat To Grow
    More uscle with vinegar, portable protein and toxic stimulants.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman shows how to rev up the lean machine in you. Prepare for very vulgar vasularity.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen on how to kick some mass.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum goes cerebral and look at steroid use and the brain - can it harden that organ? Plus, he discusses GH and sexual function - can it harden that organ?

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak is back with a diatribe on safe steroids.

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antonio provides the facts on a new growth factor derived from pig muscles. It may give you new meaning to 'hogging the weights'.

  • News & Views
    L.T. heats it up with plenty of hot topics. And speaking of hot stuff, Ruth Silverman's Pump & Circumstance, with its usual bevy of beauties, is on hiatus, so we have a special expanded all babes Hot Shots. Whew!

  • Advanced Strength and Power
    Tom Incledon analyzes a new study that says L-carnitine

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Sexpert Laura Moore says fake it to make it (this is for the guys) and Ron Harris discusses shooting stars (no, not the ones in the porn industry).

  • Readers Write
    Inspiration sensation and more gorgeous glutes.