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July 2005

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. Tamer El Shahat, Katie Lohman and Shay Lyn appear on this months cover.

July 2005 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 7


  • Train, Eat, Grow 69
    Our TEG men go to war with the weight, as in bodyfat, and the weights. Yes, you can build muscle and burn fat. GH Surge to the rescue

  • Artificial Danger
    Jerry Brainum explores the facts and fallacies surrounding artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose. Is the human race doomed? Maybe not. Sweet!

  • Your Legs Will Never Grow
    Unless you follow these 10 rules for tree trunk size thighs from Ron Harrosi.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little has another Mentzerian Q&A, complete with a HIT routine prescribed by the Heavy Duty master himself.

  • Out of Whack Ab attack
    Crunches are lame. Hanging kneeups suck. That's crazy talk unless you want the most efficient ab-chiseling program possible. Steve Holman has the insane info - and the wacky six pack to prove that his ab blasting solution works.

  • Bench Press Blastoff
    Christopher Pennington explains the positional isometric technique for sending ponderous payloads skyward.

  • The Red Zone 2
    Pavel Tsatsouline continues answering questions on everything from fat loss to kettlebell training to functional strength and muscle.

  • Bodypart Art
    Michael Neveuz takes contest photography to a whole new level. It's incredible! It's inspirational! It's what is that, Mount Biceps or Pecs Peak? Prepare to freak?

  • Hardbody
    Alexis Ellis, our 2005 NPC Ironman Figure winner, shows that weight training does a female body good.

  • IFBB Fitness and Figure International
    Ruth Silverman reports on all the onstage action from Columbus. Plenty of gorgeous pics here too.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr's rousing recollections of the rack - the cage that was all the rage - and the 411 on why it's read to come of age all over again.


  • Train to Gain
    Quad / Ham balancing and single set vs. multiple set training. Joe Horrigan's Sportsmedicine is here too.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen had advice on gaining and overtraining (sample high protein diet included)

  • Eat To Grow
    Zero carb diets, unlucky seven fat fighting flubs and guzzling drinks and bar hopping.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve tells you how to have fun with fatigue (and grow like a weed). He also has interesting stuff on muscle fiber transformations and food combinations.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman team up to give you the good on bodybuilding, fitness and figure. Jerry Fredrick's Hot shots are here too.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Take your elder to the gym day. Dave Draper's Bomber Blast and Frank Zane's Mass media.

  • Reader's Write
    Dynamite DeeAnn, remembering Russ and more comments on an X-cellent training method.