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January 2002

Max Muscle has over 95 stores around the world and this is their successful small publication, given to Max Muscle shoppers. It contains misc information on contests, news, and the happenings in the Max Muscle bodybuilding and fitness world. On the cover is Kelly Ryan.

January 2002 Table of Contents
Issue #38


  • Biceps Blast
    Stuck in a biceps training rut? Not seeing any growth or better shape? That is not unusual for intermediate bodybuilders - but it can be changed, beginning with this biceps blast routine.

  • Abs of a Champion
    Susa Jahangiri, MaxFormation Y2K Grand Prize winner, shows us how she takes care of her abs. Including Seated Leg Tucks, or Scissor Crunches, Twisting Pedals, Reverse Curls, and Toe Touches.

  • Olympia 2001
    Coleman edges Cutler for his 4th Mr. Olympia victory. Also, Ms. Olympia and Fitness Olympia briefs.

  • Science: Whey Protein
    Special Series with Six Time Mr. Olympia Champion, Dorian Yates. Part one on whey protein. A cure for all ills.

  • No-Fail New Years Resolutions
    Including Motivation, Realism, Setting Goals, Writing it Down, Gathering Information, Equip / Outfit Yourself., and Rewards.

  • Melissa Foster's Eating Battle
    How the MaxFormation Challenge gave her a new life.


  • From the Publisher
    Holiday Fat Busters by Joe Wells.

  • Editor's Notes: To The Point
    Maxformation Fitness Question Deadline Extended! A sure fire way to meet your New Year's Resolutions.

  • Fitness Quest
    Including Do you have what it takes to perform under pressure; What are Smart Drugs and Why You Should Take Them; Tea Tree Oil; Obesity; and more.

  • Experts On Supplement & Nutrition
    , including Are Supplements to be Covered by Health Insurance; Labeling Isoflavones; Is Your Creatine 100% Pure; and New Survey on Vitamin Use.

  • Experts on Training Techniques
    Including When Pro Athletes Peak; Exercising Large Muscle Groups First; and Successive or Alternating Sets?

  • Muscle News with Kelly Ryan
    Including Olympia Expo Madness;

  • MaxFormation Winners
    Includes Eliza Gabanig, Steve Petrich, Marie Szantai, Bernalyn Oller, and Michael Brown.

  • Performance Conditioning
    Active Release Technique for the five most injured body parts; part two.

  • Health & Nutrition
    Japanese Style Udon Noodle Soup with Grilled Salmon.

  • Eating Clean with Cynthia Hill
    Super Bowl Bean Dip Serves 20

  • Max Mania
    Beef, Buzz and Beauty on Max in the Media, On Fitness Reviews, New Store Training, and Max Around the World.