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January 2004

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 Arnold Schwarzenegger.

January 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 1


  • Train, Eat, Grow 51
    It's all about getting and staying motivated. In winter, the key is to go for strength - and new size will follow.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr tells you how to get back in shape - and right around the first of the year. What a coincidence.

  • Arnold: Bodybuilding's Ultiamte Success Story
    From Austrian immigrant to Mr. Olympia to governor of California. John Balik reflects on our man Arnold.

  • Success Story
    You're not gonna believe what these folks accomplished with their bodies - and it's all thanks to an ironclad drive to thrive. Even our editor in chief's got in on the before and after act. Miraculous muscle metamorphoses galore.

  • Building the Ultimate Physique
    John Little goes Jack and the Beanstalk on us and tells us the story of giant sets. Prepare to get humongeous - and crush Jack like the pint sized peeping Tom he is.

  • Good Fat, More Muscle, Part 2
    Udo Erasmus, author of Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, talks about leaning out and muscling up.

  • Research Team
    Glutamine is the most prevalent amino in muscle tissue, and now there's a pure G supplement that'll get you growing and glowing. Pass the Glutapure, dude.

  • Steve Reeves, Part 4
    John Little continues the Herculean saga.

  • Blood Sample, Part 3
    Jerry Brainum on testing for optimal heart health.

  • Hardbody
    Amber Littlejohn's got it, and she's not afraid to flaunt it.

  • IFBB Mr. Olympia
    Was there an upset in Vegas? You bet: We lost money at blackjack. The ontest? Turn to L.T.'s report and see.

  • Head Games
    No, its go nothing to do with sex. It's John Hansen's guide to delt development.


  • Train To Gain
    Lee Labrada's legendary training, how to get started buffinf up your bod and preex effects.

  • Eat To Grow
    Water weight creatine debate and pizza's cancer fighting power.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman discusses how to serrate your serratus. He also outlines his fat to muscle diet.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen's thick tricks for a back that really clicks.

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antonio has fun with fibers in a muscle dissection insurrection. (Hybrid fibers, watch out!)

  • Train With Zane
    The former Mr. O discusses muscle after midlife.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman dish up some delicious delicacies from the bodybuilding and fitness new buffet, while Jerry Fredrick flashes everyone with his equipment (as in photography) for Hot Shots. And speaking of flashes, the Ms., Fitness and Figure Olympia results are here, too.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry unravels the amazing fat burning power of growth hormone. He's also uncovered interesting research concerning steroid addiction.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D, tells you how to grow with the flow. Plus, there's jealous jerk advice and the scoop on how not to eat, drink and be poisoned.

  • Readers Write
    Great Scott and his morphing biceps, at war with the weights and Reeves reactions.