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January 2003

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 Kyly Boldy and Frank Sepe.

January 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 1


  • Abs Like Mike's
    Sculpting a spectacular midsection does not have to be confusing. Amateur bodybuilder and physique model Mike Vrabel cuts through the hype with his three pronged ab attack.

  • Complete Guide to Shoulder Raises & Laterals
    Full, rounded delts are the cornerstone of a classic V-Taper. These 22 movements will help you expand your shoulders, and set you on your way to a classic physique of your own.

  • Reel Legs
    Suktry Timea Majorova, who's traded the competitive fitness stage for the camera eye, writes a dead on script for sculpting fabulous looking legs.

  • Great Gains
    Are you a hardgainer? Make this winter your growing season with Lee Labrada's mass building training and nutrition plan.

  • Pump up the Volume
    M&F gets to the bottom of the single vs. multiple set debate. Which is better for optimal growth?

  • Triple Size Tri's
    The winningest professional bodybuilder of the 21st century, IFBB Chris Cormier helps you add intensity to your triceps training with his formula for size.

  • Power Hour
    You'll never look at an hour the same way again. Push your body to its limits with these four high powered workouts.


  • Skinny Dipping
    You've worked hard all year - don't blow your efforts on fattening fare. Maintain your lean physique during the holidays with these seven recipes for guilt free finger foods.

  • The Dirty Dozen
    These 12 so called 'healthy' foods could be sabotaging your physique. Ditching these diets don'ts will put you on the fast track to shred city.

  • Boost the Big T
    Testosterone. You can't have serious mass without it. M&F evaluated common approaches to increasing testosterone naturally, telling you what works and what does not in your question to boost this powerful hormone.


  • Under Pressure
    Good news for bodybuilders: Your healthy fitness lifestyle does more than make you look good - it can also help keep your blood pressure in check.

  • Physique Fixers
    What are the best exercises for women? How should you train for the ultimate athletic, sexy physique? Fitness diva Laura Mak answers these questions and more on nutrition and training, and helps you invest in a better looking body with simple sweat equity.

  • Beat the Clock
    Yes, you can train and have a life too. These seven effective time management tips will help you squeeze more hours out of each day.

  • Frequent Flyer
    Between skydiving and resistance training, Southern California's Jayna Sommer finds that delicate balance adrenalin and moderation.

  • A Year of Muscle
    We asked and you told us. A look back at the biggest and best to hit the pages of M&F in 2002.


  • Editorial
    The New Cardio by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Make A Difference By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Nutrition Rx
    Priming the Plump

  • Hotline
    Predict Your Max Bench

  • Success Stories
    Passion For Health

  • Training Notebook

  • One Minute Lesson
    Crunch Range of Motion

  • Mind in Bodybuilding
    Procrastination Personality

  • Body by Betty
    Survival of the Fittest

  • Home Builders
    15 Minute Biceps Routine

  • Nutrition Journal
    'Tis the Season

  • Get It Right
    Dumbbell Skull Crusher

  • Lab Notes
    A Second Look at Carnitine

  • Power & Strength
    Major Gains with Microcycles

  • Ask Arnold
    Chicken Legs

  • Muscle Fare
    Gobble it Up

  • Reality Bites
    Eating on the Fly

  • IFBB Report
    Iron Curtain Diplomacy

  • Marketplace / Coming Soon