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December 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 various bodybuilders, and Brenda Kelly and Kat Meyers.

December 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 61, Number 12


  • Train, Eat, Grow 28
    Hour long workouts that hit each bodypart once a week. It's recovery oriented POF training for postpeak mass.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr tells you how to overcome starting blocks at the beginning of each set for a mega muscle building finish.

  • Hardbody I
    Kelly Ryan unveils her wild weight trained physique. Get ready to do the Tarzan yell.

  • Mass Machine Cardio
    Skip La Cour, 2002 Team Universe champ, shows you how to blast away fat without burning muscle.

  • IM Research Team
    You have been fed the lies. Now read the truth about an essential body bolstering nutrient that can improve you physically and mentally.

  • Shape Happens
    A step by step plan for women to achieve their best bodies ever. Pssst, guys, it's also how to train beside her and guide her to the body of your, er, dreams.

  • Fem Nutrtion
    Jerry Brainum's intriguing look at women's nutrition needs, supplements basics included.

  • Jeffrey Hammond
    It was love at first lift for this over 40 bodybuilder. Now, he just keeps getting better with age. It's all here: training, diet and attitude.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little gets Mike Mentzer to reveal his most result producing workout - and more Arthur Jones memories.

  • Hardbody 2
    Angela Mraz proves that sexy bodies come in small packages. Pass the wrapping ripper, please.

  • Stack The Odds
    A no nonsense supplement stack to pack extreme mass.

  • Nick Evans, M.D., explores who's taking what and how much. Survey says.

  • NPC Team Universe
    Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman report from the Big Apple, with Mitsuru Okabe's crisp, crackling photos.


  • Train To Gain
    One set workouts and an exercise induced hormone boost. Justin Brooks' Hardcore Training is here too.

  • Eat To Grow
    Downloading creatine and a new study that says chromium shines for more power output.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen says regroup to recover - advice on how to split your workout. Plus, precontest rep.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum on HCG and injecting pregnant women 's pee to increase your T. Wacky stuff here, gang!

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak has some surefire bench press blasters - and a few unique biceps builders too.

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antinio, Pd.D., examine creatine B.S. - specifically the dehydration hype. Plus, Coca Cola boosts performance in a new study.

  • News & Views
    L.T.'s got plenty of views on all the bodybuilding news that's fit to print, and Ruth Silverman's Pump & Circumstance is a riotous fitness romp. Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots keep the humor hummering.

  • Advanced Strength and Power
    Tom Incledon, Ph.D., analyzes reverse band training. (No, it's not listening to Lawrence Welk records backwards at the gym).

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Sexpert Laura Moore on sex, drugs, and rocking your world. Plus, how to build self esteem supreme.

  • Reader's Write
    The Ultimate Body shows she is pleased, and potential for greatness has an angst angle.