Men's Fitness Magazine
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October 2001

Men's Fitness is dedicated to the man who likes to stay in shape. It contains articles on training, health, nutrition, and sports related recreation. This magazine is for the man who keeps in shape and likes to read about fitness related adventures and articles. On the cover is Jonathan Aube.

October 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 17, Number 10

Cover Story

  • Bigger and Stronger in Four Weeks
    Low rep training is one of the fasters ways to gain muscle and boost strength. Try our four week program of heavy lifting and pack on the meat.


  • Walk It Off: Cardio Made Easy
    Lose lard and tone the muscles that running does not reach.

  • How Fit Are You?
    Take our fitness test to see what kind of shape you are in. Then learn how to get fitter.

  • The Dirty Dozen II
    Unless you aim to be mistaken for Sherman Klump, steer clear of these brand name fat bombs.

  • Shopping for a Personal Trainer
    Our easy to follow tips will help you find the person best qualified to lead you to your goals.

  • Strength, Endurance, Flexibility
    Combining yoga, martial arts and calisthenics, home based Pilates builds lean, defined muscles without any equipment.

  • Superfoods for the Active Guy
    Ten foods (and drinks) that provide the most bang for your muscle building bite.

  • Six Cross Trainers
    Our picks for cool kicks will cover all your gym needs, from the Stairmaster to the squat rack.

Personal Trainer

  • Cable Built Shoulders
    Want broad shoulders? Six simple moves will do the trick.

  • Mind Muscle Connection
    Maximize your workout productivity by mastering these mental intensity techniques.

  • Nutrition of Hardgainers
    It's not easy, the road to muscle mass. These three supplements will put you on the fast track.


  • The 10 Minute Workout
    A total body regimen that offer a shortcut to maintaining your muscle gains.

  • Retain Your Gains
    Ingesting friendly bacteria can lead to easier muscle growth and repair.

  • Ask Our Experts
    Will eating extra carbs on a day of rest increase energy for tomorrow's workout?

  • Perfect Workout Every Time
    Psych yourself up before you move a muscle. Get the mind pumped and the body will follow.

  • Liquid Muscle
    Skim milk delivers the high quality protein you need for stronger bones and bigger guns.

  • Sex On The Web
    You can get good sex information on the Internet - you just have to know where to look.

  • Falling Down Fit
    Follow the Yahoo! Skysurfers' techniques to create a mesmerizing midsection.

  • Cardio: Running Backward
    To spice up your aerobic training, put it in reverse.

  • Health Update
    Pastrami linked to colorectal cancer. Pls: Are you at risk for a stroke?

In Every Issue

  • Editor's Letter
  • Publisher's Letter
  • Letters
  • Fit News
  • Ask Dr. Joy
  • Ask our Experts
  • Buyer's Guide
  • Cooldown