- BIGGER SHOULDERS IN 6 MOVES
Fill out your suit jacket with this balanced training approach
- SUCCESS STORY
Before spiraling into obesity, an ex-jock decides he’s had enough and reclaims his body through fitness
- SMOG ALERT
Training in polluted air can hamper your performance - and your health. How to stay safe outdoors.
- HEALTH EXTRA
A new skin saver, a highway safety tip, why sleep improves your sight and more.
- STAY FIT AT 40 - AND BEYOND
Find out how healthy you’re destined to be, and what you can do to improve.
- LONGEVITY EXTRA
A prostate cancer-fighting vitamin, and new hope against Alzheimer’s.
|Food & Nutrition:
- 10 OVERRATED FOODS
They have got their place in a healthful diet, but these foods are not all they are cracked up to be.
- NUTRITION EXTRA
The dangers of crash diets. Plus: A breakfast fit for champions.
|Beginner's Training Guide
- ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAINING
If you are just starting to work with weights, or if you are returning from a layoff, we have got what you want (and need). Ten indispensable rules of weight training and nine muscle building exercises.
- 50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE
Need motivation to get in shape? Here are just a few of the ways fitness will make you stronger, healthier and better.
- VISUALIZE IT
Using the right mental techniques in the gym can take your workouts to the next level. Here is how.
|Behavior & Sexuality:
- WIN BY LOSING
To become a true winner - on the playing field, at work or in love - you have to learn from your losses first.
- MIND EXTRA
How to overcome fear of rejection. Also: Save your life through art and music.
- PEOPLE WHO MEET PEOPLE
Want to know how men and women get together? Check out these 25 real life stories.
- FIGHT BANK FEES
Don’t let your bank gouge you each time you use an ATM. Learn these secrets and save big bucks.
- FINANCIAL EXTRA
A hot stock tip, a big savings hint and other sound money advice.
|Sports, Adventure & Travel:
- HANG TIME
These four sports will satisfy your craving for monster air.
- INSIDE THE DOG POUND
The stickfighting Dog Brothers have a philosophy: “Higher consciousness through harder contact.” Our writer spent some time with these martial arts outlaws to find out what makes them stick.
- THE SPORTS PAGES
Sailing is incredible ballsy, surprisingly accessible and seriously athletic. An introduction to one of our favorite water worlds.
- COLD MOUNTAIN QUEST
A fantastic novel inspires a writer to take a walking trip through history socked central North Carolina
- TRAVEL EXTRA
An airline ticket alert, how to score cheap vacation deals on the Web and more
|Gear & Appearance:
- PICTURE PERFECT
These four great models combine idiot proof automatic control with endless fiddling opportunities
- DREAM JEANS
However you’re built, whatever your shape, we’ve got the perfect pair of jeans for you
|In Every Issue:
- Editor's Letter
- Publisher's Letter
- Fit News
- AIDS Watch
- Ask our Experts
- Buyer's Guide
- The End Zone