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October / November 2001

With Muscle & Fitness being the number one magazine in its genre, this spin-off aims to do what M&F did for men, to teach women about muscle & fitness, and why it is important. This magazine is geared for women and their unique ways of working out, nutrition, etc. On the cover is Kelly Mulligan.


October / November 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 2, Number 5

Training

  • Perfect Form: Seated Knee Up
    Ready to try a new ab exercise? Learn how to do this lower ab movement correctly with instruction from our experts.

  • Beauty and the Bench
    If your chest routine is a little flat, try placing the bench press and its many variations at the heart of your training program. Our tips help you reap this exercise's many rewards.

  • Get Great Glutes
    Go behind the curve with IFBB fitness pro Carla Sanchez, who reveals the training program she uses to building a head turning rear view.

  • How Hard Should You Train?
    Making gains is all about intensity: how hard you should work, how often, and what it all means in the most practical terms.

  • Burn 2,000 Calories This Week
    Sick of the stair stepper and tired of the treadmill? Have a blast burning a boatload of calories with these fun outdoor activities.

  • Hard Core
    Get ready to wobble! Balance training gives your midsection a great workout while it improves your fitness profile.

  • Basic Instinct
    Should you go with your gut in the gym? What's the best way to learn to listen to your body? We explain why and how to make instinctive training part of your exercise routine.

  • Home Work: From the Waist Down
    Whether your are a beginner or an experienced trainer, you can get a great leg workout at home with these progressive bodyweight exercises.

Nutrition

  • Rise & Shine
    Eating breakfast can improve your metabolism, your diet, even your mood. Check out these suggestions for starting your mornings off right.

  • Shake It Up
    Are protein powders worthwhile? Perhaps more important, do any taste good? Answers to all your nitty gritty questions on this popular supplement.

  • Balancing Act
    High protein, low fat, counting calories - the simple act of eating can become so complicated. Here is a healthier approach to achieving and maintaining a lean physique.

  • Lighter & Leaner: Pesto Pasta
    How do you turn a high fat favorite into a flavorful, one dish meal? The secret is in the sauce.

Motivation

  • Success Stories: Walking Away A Winner
    Fitness helped her overcome a debilitating condition and improved her quality of life.

  • Real Women: Reed All About It
    Lisa Reed, is the image of what a strength coach should be: energetic, optimistic, and driven to push herself and others.

Pullout Guide

  • The Next Level
    Kick your training up a notch with this advanced routine. If you are ready for a challenge, we have the techniques and exercises you need to know, presented on a handy workout card that can go with you to the gym.

Features

  • Pure Energy
    Got your own personal energy crisis? Tapping into eight natural resources can prevent a power shortage and revitalize body and min, explains female fatigue expert Debra Waterhouse.

  • Pump Up The Volume
    Music helps you make the most of your workouts; find out how you can harness its power safely.

  • If I Knew Thenů
    Fitness pros reveal the mistakes they made when they first began the quest for physical perfection.

Departments

  • Editorial
    Results require patience, by Betty and Joe Weider.

  • Girl Talk
    Your feedback...

  • Fitness Extra
    The latest findings for women in the fields of exercise, beauty, nutrition, psychology and health.

  • Just the FAQs
    Answers to frequently asked questions on health and fitness.

  • For Moms Only
    Don't Stop Now

  • Healthy Woman
    Your Body's Master Control

  • Buyer's Guide
    Web sites from the advertisers.

  • End Result
    Quotes. ....