Men's Fitness Magazine
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December 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 Mike Ryan.

December 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 17, Number 12

Cover Story

  • Easy Holiday Workouts
    Two quick total body blasters that will keep your muscle gains safe from the seasonal feeding frenzy.


  • The Home Stretch
    Stretching just 10 minutes a day will improve strength and flexibility.

  • Food Frequency
    Up your meals from three to give for enhanced fat burning and muscle growth.

  • The Fit Guy's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide
    Browse through our showcase of active guy toys that can help you stay fit long past the holidays.

  • Muscle Snacks
    When you need a quick burst of energy, these protein foods will serve it up.

  • Maintain Your Muscle
    Want to keep your hard earned muscles? Then drive up your anti catabolic rate. We will tell you what that means, and how to do it.

Personal Trainer

  • Beyond Fat Loss
    The Aerobic Edge: seven reasons you should start doing cardio right now, plus a program to get you started.

  • Microwave Your Arms
    Cable based supersetting will bulk up your guns fast.

  • Think Yourself Big
    Use these eight easy mental techniques during your workout to facilitate maximum muscle building.

  • Your Ideal Rep Range
    How many repetitions produce optimal muscle growth? We let the high and low rep experts present their cases.

  • Spare Your Muscle, Protect Your Health
    take arms against free radicals with these super supplements.


  • The 10 Minute Workout
    These compound movements will let you work your entire body in half the time, leaving you free to enjoy the holidays.

  • Runaway Training
    Don't let compulsive exercise jeopardize the physique you have worked so hard to attain.

  • Do It Yourself Diagnostics
    Home health care devices to keep you in the pink.

  • Easy Alternatives to Chicken Breasts
    Five new takes on how to prepare the active man's favorite bird.

  • Parent Traps
    Learn how to navigate the dos and don'ts of dealing with her gene pool.

  • Hit Your Energy Peak
    After a long day at work, you barely have the juice to get to the gym. These eight strategies will help you regain the energy your workout demands.

  • Ask Our Experts
    What should come first, breakfast or your morning workout?

  • Health Update
    Keep carpal tunnel syndrome at bay. Plus, a new device to help you stop snoring.

In Every Issue

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