Men's Fitness Magazine
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January 2002

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 Robert Marting.

January 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 18, Number 1

Cover Story

  • Building a Foundation
    Phase One, Workout: Use the basics of our new 12-month workout to start your transformation from couch dud to beach stud. Phase One, Nutrition: Proper nutrition is as crucial as a good training program.


  • The Never Too Late Nutrition Plan
    No matter what you have done to trash your body - from cigarettes and soda to alcohol, weed, even too much television - the damage can be reversed.

  • Gym Fly
    Health clubs can be germ havens. Find out what you can do to protect yourself from viruses and other contagious infections.

  • Essential Cooking Gear for Active Guys
    Learning to cook can be good for your health and your build, as well as your wallet. Getting the right cooking tools is the first step.

  • The Ice Cream Urge - the Low Fat Way
    Yes, there is a god. Satisfy your jones and take in less calories and fat with these healthy options.

  • Power Yoga
    The ancient mystical exercise system can counteract some of the megative effects of weight work and sports training. And you can do it at home.

  • Get Up And Move
    Inactivity not only a fat, lazy man makes; it can kill you.

  • Health & Fitness Follies of 2001
    Our annual roundup of a year's worth of weird (un)fit news from around the world.

Personal Trainer

  • Push Past Pec Plateaus
    Dumbbells and cable flyes can help you overcome growth lag and reshape your chest muscles - in two easy workouts.

  • The Food and Muscle Connection
    What you eat impacts your training, your muscle growth and your health. We offer helpful nutritional hints you won't find anywhere else.


  • Fast Shoulder Burn
    Take just five minutes to build the front, sides and rear of your shoulders for improved upper-body function.

  • Fitness Doctor Is In
    The founder of Met-Rx answers your nutrition questions to help you expedite fat loss and muscle gain.

  • Improve Your Orgasm
    Ecstasy - but better!

  • Cut Your Cardio Time In Half
    Has holiday havoc left you no time for cardio? These five 20 minute aerobic options will keep you lean.

  • No More Stall Tactics
    For every excuse you have for not hitting the gym, we have the comeback.

  • Get Your Snow Skin
    Trust us, a winter sunburn is no fun. Protect yourself with the latest skin-care products designed just for men.

  • Stamina Stealers
    Avoid these endurance zappers and stay energized throughout your hectic day.

  • Ask Our Experts
    Does grape juice have the same cardiovascular benefits as wine? Plus, how to get more muscle in the center of your upper back.

  • Health Update
    A virtual cure found for hepatitis C. Plus, how to bulk up, ahem, down there.

In Every Issue

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