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December 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 Lisa Ray and Dan Blakely.

December 2001 - Table of Contents
Volume 62, Number 12

Superfeature: Training At Home

  • M&F's Hardest Ever Home Workout
    Ready for the ultimate results, built in the comfort of your own home? Armed with minimal equipment, you can get a buff body without an expensive gym membership. We show you how.

  • Home Sweat Home
    Shaping up on the home front suits many bodybuilders' schedules. Here are some more ideas to consider in your quest for fat loss and a healthier heart.

  • Muscle Up Your Takeout Menu
    Ordering takeout does not mean you have to disregard your low fat diet. With the right choices, you can enjoy a night of carryout cuisine, guilt free!


  • A Thinking Man's Approach to Delt Training
    Nasser El Sonbaty presents a revolutionary plan for shoulder expansion.

  • Split Second Training
    Muscle gains coming way too slowly for you? In a matter of seconds, you can improve your results by unlocking one of the most potent, yet misunderstood, training weapons available - time.

  • Kelly Guns For Glory
    For Kelly Ryan, tri-ing harder is never a problem. This dynamic fitness performer shows how she keeps arm hers in top shape.

  • Extreme Intensity: Does Your Back Make the Grade?
    If you have not changed up your back workout since parachute pants were cool, it's high time you spurred some growth with these five plateau busting tips.

  • The Power of Explosive Training
    Looking for a break from the same old bodybuilding routine? These high intensity power exercises will help make you stronger and more powerful.

  • Pressing On
    In his quest for a pro card, Troy Alves has come in second three times straight. If this chest workout does not push him over the top, nothing will.


  • Waiting to Inhale
    Asthma does not have to mean an end to your hard training days. Our expert advice explains how you can live with this common afflication without compromising your active lifestyle.

  • Wish List 2001
    Not sure what to get your favorite fitness buff? These gifts are sure to appeal to the muscle minded.

  • It Figured: National Figure Championships Report
    Fit, beautiful woman in bikinis - we sneak a peek at the first ever national level NPC Figure contest.

  • A Day In The life: Body & Soul
    From banter with Bryant Gumbel on televisions across America to trying on the 'mocha mocha' in South Beach (hint: It's hot, but it's not coffee), stunning fitness personality Minna Lessig is 'doing it properly, baby'.


  • Beta Ecdysterone Makes A Comeback
    Can this supplement help you gain muscle faster, or is it simply more hype than hope? M&F takes a closer look at beta-ecdysterone.

  • 21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster
    Rev up your fat loss furnace to maximum output with these tips you can try today.

  • After Hours, Part 2
    These post workout nutrition strategies will keep your anabolic engine humming. The second of a two part series.

  • Meal Timing For More Muscle
    Gaining mass and getting lean are not just about what you eat - a new study show when you eat plays a key role. Here, we break down the research and tell you how to implement it in your own bodybuilding diet plan.


  • Editorial
    One More Rep by Joe Weider

  • Perspective
    Get Serious By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Hotline

  • Form Vs. Fiction
    Standing Barbell Curl

  • Success Stories
    Back in Action

  • Body by Betty
    In A Slump by Betty Weider

  • Get It Right
    Reverse Hack Squat

  • Lab Notes
    Essential Amino Acids

  • One Minute Lesson
    Shouldering the Row

  • Training Notebook
    Reverse Grip Pressdown / Advanced Training with Mr. Olympa

  • Ask Arnold
    Progression Principles

  • Muscle Fare
    Kiss My Grits

  • IFBB Update
    See For Yourself

  • Nutrition Journal
    This Spud's For You

  • The Marketplace / Coming Soon