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July 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 Minna Lessig.

July 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 7

Superfeature: Complete Training Guide

  • Aerobic Training Guide
    Get the most out of your cardio workouts with our 'sweat proof' training card. On one side, everything you need to know about measuring your heart rate for optimal fat burning; on the other, four interval programs to melt away the pounds.

Superfeature: Complete Training Guide

  • Test Your Strength and Fitness Level
    Think you're the ultimate athlete? These five measures of strength and fitness put your muscles to the test.

  • Go For The Burn
    Getting lean to show off your hard earned physique requires more than dutifully going to the gym and watching your diet and watching your diet. These four interval training programs will rip down the fat and reveal the sculpted muscle underneath.

  • 4 Fun Ways To Burn 300 Calories
    Does the thought of getting on the treadmill again make you want to scream? Try these high intensity sports drills to help you break out of your workout rut.

  • Low Fat Food Math
    If cooking and complicated recipes are not your thing, these simple meals make fast and healthy cooking as easy as 1,2,3!


  • Smoke Your Hams
    Even for Arnold Classic champ Jay Cutler, huge and striated hamstrings did not come easy. Here is how the top Olympia challenger added mass and put the final touches on his tremendous thighs.

  • 6 Ways To Build A Better Triceps Routine
    Warning - your triceps routine may be missing some key elements that are holding up your progress! Here is how to rebuild your workout and forge iron horseshoes.

  • Go Hardcore for Growth
    Got what it takes to go one on one with six time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates? Try his power packed workout formula to unleash your gains.

  • Extreme Abs
    If you are having a hard time translating your ab work into results, Canadian Christine Bergeron's compound set routine may be just the translation you need for a six brick middle.

  • Garret's Guide to a Bigger Back
    IFBB pro Garrett Downing takes an ambitious, multi angled approach to life and to his back training. Here is how you can make his lat attack work for you.


  • The Salt Trap
    When it comes to salt, we are all in the same blaot. Here's how to strip the sodium to achieve a lean look.

  • Meal Timing For Maximum Muscle
    Unsure of what to eat and when? We offer three preworkout and post-workout meal ideas to rev up your training and optimize recovery.


  • Minna, Unveiled
    Hotter than a night at South Beach, Miami resident and fitness diva Minna Lessig sizzles in this revealing interview.

  • Fit Ideas For Summer
    The newest, coolest toys, gadgets and gear to complement your summer fun.

  • X-Women
    For this quartet of beautiful extreme athletes, a day without an adrenalin rush is like a day without sunshine. Here's how they train for life on the knife's edge.

Arnold Classic 2002

  • Cutler's Win Sets Up Olympia Showdown

  • Curry Reclaims Title In Columbus

  • Oriquen Outmuscles the Competition


  • Editorial
    Finding Your Moment by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Tough Enough By Tom Deters

  • Ask Arnold
    Spoiling Your Appetite

  • Ask The Pros
    Labrada on Training

  • Body by Betty
    Attitude Adjustment by Betty Weider

  • Feedback

  • Form Vs. Fiction
    High Pulley Reverse Flye

  • Get It Right
    Seated 21s

  • Homebuilders
    Super Strength

  • Hoteline Interview
    Ronnie Coleman

  • Hotline

  • IFBB Update
    South Pacific Muscle

  • Lab Notes
    Science & Super Mice

  • Marketplace / Coming Soon

  • Mind in Bodybuilding
    Model Motivation

  • Muscle Fare
    Aloha Beef

  • Nutrition Journal
    Comfort Cuisine

  • Nutrition Rx
    Hardgainer Help

  • One Minute Lesson
    Pull Up vs. Chin Ups

  • Reality Bites
    Saving Basics

  • Sports Research Update
    Decaffeinated Gains

  • Success Stories
    No Regrets

  • Training Notebook
    Incline Barbell Press. Advanced Training with Mr. Olympia by Ronnie Coleman.