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November 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 Lisa Ray and John Kessler.

November 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 11

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  • Muscle & Fitness Pocket Guide to 6 Pack Abs
    Your quest for abs just got a whole lot simpler! In this bonus pull out booklet, you will find the 16 best ab exercises you can do anytime, anywhere, because absolutely no equipment is required. In addition, you will find dozens of tips on how to develop your midsection with exercise variations, and better built routines, along with gut busting techniques sure to leave you with a chiseled middle.

Superfeature: Big Muscles on Campus 6

    Student Bodies 6

    Either the textbooks are getting heavier, or college students these days are finding ways to hit the iron. What else could explain the rising incidence of phenomenal physiques on campus? Meet the student hardbodies who've made sure their college experience is not a purely intellectual endeavor.

  • Muscle Honor Rolls
    College students who get a favorable mention.

  • Bigger Man on Campus
    Gaining the Freshman 15 never looked so good. Our old school workout will help you gain a solid 15 pounds over the course of a semester.

  • Crash Course: Nutrition
    Think you need to major in nutrition to eat right at school? Ace our simple crash course, and you will be able to overcome four common nutritional road blocks in no time.

  • Go Fish
    Sorry Charlie, but it is time to say sayonara to those boring cans of tuna. These 10 simple high protein, low effort seafood recipes will have your salivating.


  • Titanium Shoulders
    IFBB pro and former self styled bad boy Craig Titus has always had a big load to shoulder through his up and down quest or bodybuilding glory, but at least he sports delts that can handle it. Here is how he built them.

  • The 6 Best Lower Back Exercises
    Want to lift big? Lift heavy? Do the exercises that will build your frame to massive proportions? You can't do it without a strong lower back. Protect yourself from injury - and maybe even craft a 'Christmas tree' along the way - with these six high powered low back moves.

  • Best Bi's
    Swelling, softball sized biceps, always a jaw dropping sight to behold, are on full display in this pictorial features. Catch an up close and personal look at five of the best bicep peaks to ever grace a bodybuilding stage, complete with comments from the owners of these big guns.

  • Gluteus Glorious
    Rome was not built in a day and neither was Davana Medina's derriere. Here is the workout that put her bottom over the top.

  • Tri Sets for Growth
    Overcoming plateaus and stimulating muscle growth is as easy as 1,2,3 when you know how to use tri-sets in your own workouts. Let four pros show you how.

  • Thai Style Tri's
    For Dennis James, building menacing triceps is all in the details. Here, this tri-master shares the method to his arm raising madness.

  • Arnold Gets W-I-D-E with Pull Ups
    In a M&F Classic reprint, the Austrian Oak himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger, tells how he used pull ups to carve his legendary lat-spear. You will soon be spreading your own wings with his time tested advice.


  • Stack Attack
    You change your training routine to match your bodybuilding goals, so why not your supplement stack? Learn the in's and out's of tailoring your supplement intake to your training goals, and create a bigger, better body.


  • Time to Burn
    Do you squeeze your cardio in without giving it much thought? Turns out the time of day you do your aerobic workout may be just as important as how intensely you work or how long you go. We give you the latest research on the best time to do cardio.

  • The Great Muscle Giveaway
    Drop your dumbbells, grab the phone and get your hands on some bodybuilding booty, exclusively for readers of Muscle & Fitness.


  • Editorial
    It's Easier Than You Think by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Get Inspired By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Success Stories
    The Defining Moment

  • Hotline
    Form vs Fiction: Pec Deck Flye
    Interview with Errica Kern

  • Training Notebook
    Standing Cable Curl
    Advanced Training with Mr. Olympia by Ronnie Coleman.

  • Body by Betty
    Take Charge Today

  • Reality Bites
    5 A Day The Easy Way

  • Nutrition Journal
    Pork Slims Down

  • Get It Right
    The Wall Sit

  • Lab Notes
    Bad Genes?

  • Muscle Fare
    Home Baked and Healthy

  • One Minute Lesson
    Hips Moves For Men?

  • Nutrition Rx
    Sweet Tooth?

  • IFBB Update
    Ben Weider's Top Honor

  • Marketplace / Coming Soon