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April 2003

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 Carmen Garcia and Joe DeAngelis's arm.

April 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 62, Number 4


  • Train, Eat, Grow
    Negative reps for positive growth. Warning: Soreness is inevitable but a good thing in the game of shock tactics.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr helps you train for a power surge. Hey did the lights dim, or did your huge torso block out the sun.

  • Steroids
    Are the power drugs or potent poisons? If you've taken, or you're thinking about taking steroids, Dr. Nick Evans' article is must reading.

  • Snooze, Don't Lose
    Rehan Jalali unravels the mysteries of sleep and explains how to manipulate it to wake up gains.

  • Big 3 Mega Mass Methods
    Steve Holman provides explosive ammo for your get big arsenal - extreme measures for extreme measurements, as in monster muscle.

  • Mass Frequency Training
    C.S. Sloan outlines a killer program to get you growing fast. Fire up the fast twitch furnace.

  • Building the Ultimate Physique
    Month 3 of John Little's basic training plan, with insights on visualization.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little and Mike Mentzer unload on the machines vs. free weights controversy.

  • Making Some Noise
    New pro Idrise Ward-El is ready to rumble and rattle some top dogs' cages.

  • Great Gains, Part 2
    Skip LaCour reveals the key strategies that made him better than ever in 2002.

  • Research Team
    Norbolone delivers - legally.

  • Hardbody
    Timea Majorova's got the fitness goods, and she ain't afraid to show you.

  • Tool Time
    Resident sexpert Laura Moore explores the wacky world of penis enlargement, or getting your favorite bodypart bigger and better. Because it is never big enough.


  • Train To Gain
    Bite size gains, master muscle maturity and Heavy D meets Notorious POF.

  • Eat To Grow
    Big news from fat city. Plus, the carb block crock.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman discusses metabolic morphing for the hardgainer and reveals his very own before photo. Damn, bro, cover up the bones.

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antonio, Ph.D., analyzes plasma protein. It's not just for vampires anymore.

  • Train with Zane
    A new column by three time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum's findings on anti-aging anabolics.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak exposes protein propaganda.

  • Advanced Strength and Power
    Tom Incledon, Ph.D., tells you how to get a grip.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen on walking, weight loss and catabolic counterpunches.

  • Muscle Research Report
    Q&A's on stretch marks, whey and sodium.

  • News & Views
    L.T. scoops it out, while Ruth Silverman dishes it up, as in gorgeous gals. And Jerry Frederick's kicking clicking Hot Shots are here too.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Laura Moore tells you how to get women addicted to you and your wily ways.

  • Reader's Write
    Kat purrs over pics, and a powerlifter turned bodybuilder builds huge arms with home grown workouts.