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April 1998

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. Mike O' Hearn appears on the cover.

April 1998 - Table of Contents
Volume 57, Number 4


  • Critical Mass: Supersets for Supersize Increases
  • EMG Exercise Analysis: Lower Chest Exercises
  • Exercise of the Month: Hack Squats
  • Exercise Science: Calf Training
  • Fundamentals: Step by Step to Progress
  • Hardcore Training: Abbas Katami's Delts
  • High Intensity: Fantasy vs. Reality
  • Ironmind: Inner Vision, Outer Limits
  • Mass from the Past: Steve Reeves' Favorite Exercises and Techniques
  • Muscle Coach:
  • Natural Chest Training:
  • Only the Strong Shall Survive: Do not neglect the small muscle groups.
  • Scientific Bodybuilding, Part 4: Endocrine Pulse Training: The Muscles sensitivity to testosterone and how to enhance it in the gym.
  • Sportsmedicine: Hammer Curls
  • Training Tempo: 10 Day Crash Course
  • Upside Down Bodybuilding: Mailbag, Part 2


  • Cell Volumizing
  • Calcium
  • Preworkout Meals
  • Soup Up Your Physique


  • Power Bodybuilding: It's sweatshirt weather and that means you can ease up on your reduced-calorie diet and focus on building rock solid size. We have just the strategy: Add some powerlifting to your bodybuilding workouts for a kick-ass mass blast.

Insight, Profiles & Contests:

  • NPC Nationals
  • Carol Semple-Marzetta
  • Dan Duchaine
  • Arne List
  • Survey


  • Body Gourmet: East Meets West
  • Editorial: by John Balik
  • Hot Shots: Special Swimsuit Edition
  • Interactive Bodybuilding
  • Marketplace / Main Events
  • News & Views by Lonnie Teper
  • Nutrition Science:
  • Point Counterpoint: Awesome vs. Aesthetic
  • Pump & Circumstances: Fitness News
  • Reader's Write: Letters to the editor
  • Reviews: Mike Metzer's High Intensity