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December 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 Timea Majorova and Eduard Van Amsterdam.

December 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 62, Number 12


  • Train, Eat, Grow 50
    Wow! TEG turns 50. Time for more fiber activation, which means a few more movements. (Don't worry, it's about training your muscles, not your digestive tract).

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr gives you his unique perspective on bullet proofing your midsection.

  • Research Team
    A new study suggests that Patrick Arnold 6-OXO can jack up testosterone. You gottta try this stuff asap!

  • Success Story
    Todd Smith says bodybuilding is the greatest gift he ever gave himself. Yep, he's one gifted bodybuilder all right.

  • Good Fat, More Muscle
    Ori Hofmekler chews the fat with Udo Erasmus, diet guru and author of Fat That Heals, Fat That Kills.

  • Mass Rules
    Greg Zulak explores some off the wall theories on building more muscle - like working as hard as possible on every single rep.

  • Steve Reeves, Part 3
    John Little continues the saga of the man, the legend.

  • Heavy Duty
    It's Q&A time, and Mike Mentzer's got the answers - from motivation to stimulation.

  • Building the Ultimate Physique
    John Little gives Max Contraction a rest and suggests some rotation for recuperation and a change of pace.

  • Blood Simple, Part 2
    Jerry Brainum continues his research on testing for elements that contribute to optimal gains and health.

  • Hardbody
    Timea Majorova's got the look, but her photos may cause eye strain. You've been warned.

  • Mind Of A Champion
    The mind plays an integral part in your success. Arnold knows it, and so does Pete Siegel, a registered hypnotist who teaches you how to visualize for new size.

  • Mastodons Return To Missouri
    It's the 2003 American Strongman Championship, and Jan Todd, Ph.D. was there for the titanic clash.


  • Train To Gain
    The lowdown on leg training, ode to the squat and top down sholder shaping.

  • Eat To Grow
    Whey more than a muscle builder. Plus, the lean scene: how low carbs can up bodyfat burn off.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman delves into the rep out to rip up controversy. (It may work after all.)

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen explores the pain game and how to stay sane and train around shoulder strain.

  • Anabolic Drive
    One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Jose Antonio, Ph.D., says protein from the sea can color you big.

  • Unchained
    Bombs away! Greg Zulak discusses derailing disgusting digestive diesel - you know, those embarrassing stink bombs from the bowels of hell. (Oh no, it's squat day).

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Ephedra epitaphs from Jerry Brainum. Plus, Chemical Muscle covers pro hormones that work.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper, Ruth Silverman and Jerry Fredrick keep you up on the new, while John Balik reports on the older crew - from the Association of Oldetime Barbell and Strongman reunion in New York.

  • Train With Zane
    The Sultan of Symmetry says it's wise to visualize.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    How to develop the confidence to connect - with hot babes, of course.

  • Readers Write
    Tactical alert, honks from Horn and babes like pig bods.