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February 2002

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 Brandy Marie Flores and Christian Boeving.

February 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 2

Bonus Section

  • 2002 Muscle & Fitness Desk Calendar
    Featuring your favorite bodybuilders and stunning fitness competitors, this handy desk calendar will help you stay on track in the New Year.


  • Designing Bigger Wheels with German Engineering
    Germany may be known for its high performance cars, but German import an IFBB pro Gunter Schlierkamp's design is just as cool. Here he shares his pedal to the metal thigh routine

  • How to Build Bolder Shoulders
    Take the slouch out of your shoulder development with these six delt training strategies.

  • Build a Better Butt
    Jenny Worth, Lisa Lower and Lena Johannesen uncover three training strategies to improve your rear view.

  • Pump Up With Push Ups
    Quick - how may ways are there to do a push up? Believe it or not, we found nine tried and true variations of this basic move to pump new life into your pecs.

  • Back in Vogue
    Clothing designer and IFBB fitness pro Laura Makowski reveals the stylish back and shoulder workout that helped her craft a show stopping bod.

  • 7 Exercises to Beat Bad Genetics
    Sure, you can build muscle, but can you actually alter its genetic shape? M&F looks to science to answer that question, while providing seven exercises that could enhance your muscle peak, width and length.

  • Pecs by Dex
    Suffering from incredibly shrinking pecs? IFBB pro Dexter Jackson prescribes a chest workout that may be just what the doctor ordered.


  • Journey to a Hard Body
    M&F staffer Janelle Canady wondered if the Gold's Gym Body Revolution could turn her body into fitness physique in 12 weeks. The pursuit of perfection become much more than she bargained for.

  • Weight of the World
    September 11, 2001 was a day of epic tragedy. Thanks to the firefighters and police officers of New York, it was also a day of epic courage.


  • Pile on the Pasta
    Pasta may get a bad rap in some bodybuilding circles, but this high carb dish can be a perfect complement to your diet. Learn how with this complete guide to a favorite Italian food staple.

  • How Safe is Ephedra?
    Slammed in the press and banned by the NFL, this popular fat loss supplement has taken a beating lately. But is the attack justified? Here we expose the myths and present the truths about ephedra.

  • Learn to Eat Like a Bodybuilder
    To look like a bodybuilder, you not only have to train like one but you have to ear like one too. Here, three bodybuilders pros provide specific advice on what, when and how much you should eat, while answering common questions about supplements.

Olympia Report

  • The Brawl for the Sandow
    Ronnie Coleman wins for the fourth straight time, but it was far from easy with a ripped and ready Jay Cutler pushing the champ to the limit.

  • Twice is Nice
    Susie Curry, the Fitness Olympia's first ever repeat winner, ignited the crowd with her show stopping moves.

  • Upset at the Ms. Olympia
    After being out of the limelight for the past 12 years, Juliette Bergman makes a dramatic comeback for an improbable victory.

  • Bright Lights, Big City
    M&F gets up close and personal with the bodybuilding stars and fans at the 2001 Olympia Weekend at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.


  • Editorial
    Rallying Cry by Joe Weider

  • Perspective
    Strong of Body and Spirit By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Hotline

  • On The Record
    Fred Bigot

  • Form Vs. Fiction
    EZ Bar Preacher Curl

  • Success Stories
    A Dream Comes True

  • Body by Betty
    Boom or Bust by Betty Weider

  • Get It Right
    Dumbbell Pull Over

  • One Minute Lesson
    Know the Row

  • Training Notebook
    Decline Bench Crunch. Advanced Training with Mr. Olympia by Ronnie Coleman.

  • Ask The Pros

  • Sports Research Update
    Drink up to boost GH response

  • Muscle Fare
    Taste of the Tropics

  • IFBB Update
    A Healthy Proclamation

  • Nutrition Journal
    Merry Makings

  • The Marketplace / Coming Soon

  • Book Review
    Body RX

  • Ask Arnold
    Bodybuilding's 2 R's.

  • Lab Notes
    Joint Rejuvenation