Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine
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May/June 2003

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 Sharon Moore.

May/June 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 4, Number 4


  • Perfect Form: Vertical Bench Bent Leg Raise
    Take your abs from flabby to fantastic with this tummy tightening exercise.

  • Beyond the Crunch!
    New! A top exercise physiologist shows you how to sculpt awesome abs in a while new way - no crunches required.

  • Power Play
    Are you tough enough to hang with this workout? These 12 explosive moves will make you strong, lean and fast.

  • The Girl's Guide to the Weight Room
    If you're new to the gym, this M&F Hers lesson plan will show you the ropes, cables and bars.

  • Standing Tall
    Fitness pro Stacy Simons shares her secrets for a strong lower body and top notch performance.

  • Be Nice To Your Knees
    If you want to keep running, jumping and lifting, do your knees a favor and follow this preventive program.

  • Accentuate the Negative
    When the weight is on the way down, your strength is on the way up. Find out why negative training can produce positive results.

  • What's the Difference
    Here's a handle on three most popular variations of the biceps curl.

  • Home Work: Buns Away!
    Use these basic yoga postures to bring up your backside.


  • Don't Sweat It
    There's more to wetness protection than sticks and sprays. Before you reach for that roll on, read on.

  • You Goal, Girl!
    What's standing between you and the body of your dreams? Develop a game plan to get there with this practical advice.

  • Women of Strength
    M&F Hers introduces you to four inspiring women with strong minds and powerful bodies.


  • No Fry Zone
    If you find yourself craving fried food, these five finger licking recipes will satisfy your willpower woes.

  • Why Do We Overeat?
    We ask the experts about what drives us to continue eating when we've had enough.

  • Help! I've Fallen In A Food Rut.
    And I Can't Get Out! If you can recite your daily menu by heart, our intervention will take your diet from ho-hum to yum-yum.

  • Lighter and Leaner
    Peach Melba Brunch Strata. This tasty make ahead dish is ideal for casual weekend entertaining.


  • Success Stories: Learning Curves
    Knowledge was the key to beating the yo-yo weight loss blues.


  • Arnold Fitness Weekend
    Contest coverage from the Fitness International and Figure International competitions held in Columbus, Ohio.


  • Editorial
    Change, Progress and Growth, 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.

  • Healthy Woman
    Perfect Your Pearly Whites

  • For Moms Only
    Beating the Baby Blues

  • Getting Started
    Put Yourself on the Spot

  • Girl Talk