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August 2001

Muscle & Fitness is considered to be the best of the non-hardcore bodybuilding magazines. It contains lots of information about the principles of fitness & bodybuilding. Each monthly magazine usually contains information about weight training, nutrition, training, bodybuilding and many other topics that are current in the bodybuilding and fitness world. Muscle & Fitness is more of a mainstream bodybuilding magazine, which has excellent articles and pictures. On the cover is Angie Chittenden and Gus Malliarodakis.

August 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 62, Number 8

Special Bonus

  • Top 100 Bodybuilder Foods & Shopping List
    This laminated card includes everything you need to plan your muscle building menu. One side has nutritional information for the best muscle foods on earth, while the other side is a handy shopping list. You can write directly on the heavy duty laminated stock with a dry erase marker, making trips to the grocery store a breeze!

Superfeature: Mr Olympia Training Spectacular

  • Larry Scotts Biceps

  • Sergio Oliva's Triceps

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger's Chest

  • Franco Columbu's Thighs

  • Frank Zane on Getting Ripped

  • Chris Dickerson's Abs

  • Samin Bannout's Calves

  • Lee Haney's Back

  • Dorian Yates on Intensity

  • Ronnie Coleman's Shoulders


  • What about Bob?
    The ultimate example of 'Never Say Die'. Bob Cicherillo fought 13 years in the amateur ranks before snagging his pro card. Read about "Chick's: climb and his training for mountainous biceps.

  • M&F Rock Hard Challenge: Month 2
    Ready for the second month of your journey to your greatest condition ever? We map out your next month in the gym, and provide you with four new nutritional challenges to keep you on track towards that hard and lean physique.

  • Extreme Intensity: Thigh Thrash
    Sear them, cut them, build them: Five super intense techniques to kick up your quads and hams training to a level that will leave you quivering in a heap next to the power rack.

  • Pecs Rx
    Hot, hotter, hottest. Fitness competitor DJ Wallis' striking beauty would crack any thermometer. Here is how she sculpts her shapely chest.

  • Dennis the Menace
    Dennis James, the titan from Thailand, has burst onto the pro bodybuilding scene, flaunting a thickly muscled back that casts shadows over his peers. This is how he built his rear view.


  • Monitor Your Progress
    A heart rate monitor can make the difference between optimal fat burning and simply wasting your time in the cardio room. We provide the lowdown on how heart rate monitors work and review the best models on the market today.

  • Hanging Tough
    Montel Williams, the talk show host with a heart, faces his biggest hurdle, multiple sclerosis, with the same energy and passion he exudes for his troubled guests. His love for weight training helps him stand tall in the face of a debilitating disease.

  • Impress Me!
    M&F lets television personality Amy Wweber loose in the Arnold Fitness Expo to find out what people would do at the prodding of a pretty girl. Here's the recap of Amy's wild day, in her own words.

  • Full Blown Physique
    A pictorial of pro bodybuilder Kevin Levrone, displaying the physique that almost toppled reigning champ Ronnie Coleman at the 2001 Mr. Olympia.

  • Vegas Spaaahhhs
    Las Vegas may be the devil's playground, but you can find a slice a heaven in one of the city's world renowned spas.

  • Sports Research Update
    Muscle Meltdown


  • No Cook Cuisine
    Don't want to toil over a hot stove at mealtime? Here are 10 mouthwatering nutrient rich recipes that you can make in minutes - no heat required.

  • The Carbohydrate Conundrum
    Should you be eating more or less carbs to cut up? We rounded up some experts and bodybuilders, set up the podiums and let the debate begin.

  • Winning Protein Strategies
    No more conjecture: Here is what type of protein to take and when. This is a must for anyone interested in more muscle (that means all of you!)


  • Editorial
    Olympia Dreams by Joe Weider

  • Perspective
    Hump Day By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Hotline

  • Training Notebook
    Seated Overhead Dumbbell Press / Advanced Training with Mr. Olympia

  • Body by Betty
    Bringing up the Rear by Betty Weider

  • Mind in Bodybuilding
    The Fire Within

  • Lab Notes
    Super Supplement?

  • Muscle Fare
    Delight from the Deep

  • Nutrition Journal
    Getting in your Licks

  • Get It Right
    Reverse Grip Pull Down

  • IFBB Report
    Message to the IOC

  • Success Stories
    New Construction

  • The Marketplace / Coming Soon