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March 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 Sharon Moore and Brock Evans.

March 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 3

Special Section

  • Nutrition Superfeature
    The M&F 7 day mass building menu and 7 day fat loss menu. This double sided poster gives you seven days' worth of meals for gaining muscle on one side, and seven days of fat blasting meals on the other. This versatile tool can either be used with our two diet plans in this issue, or as an easy way for you to design your own eating regimen around your bodybuilding goals. Rip it out, hang it on the fridge and eliminate all excuses for not building a great body.

  • A Week to Grow On
    It's a mass made easy with this program. Get the scale moving in the right direction - up - using this seven day muscle feeding frenzy. From those just starting their weight training journey to the most steadfast hardgainer, our muscle priming menu delivers results.

  • 7 Days To A Leaner Physique
    Want to bare it all this summer? This you must begin now! This plan will get you on the road to stripping away fat without the starvation or extreme measures requires in those quick loss schemes. Your beach worthy body is just weeks away.

  • Carbing Down
    Low carb, high fat diets? Jeff Volek, a leading sports nutrition authority, weighs in on this controversial weight loss strategy with some surprising information, and tells you how you can manipulate your carbohydrate intake to enhance fat loss, muscle gain and cardiovascular health.

  • Thinking Lean
    What does it take to stick to a diet? Our three dieting experts offer mental strategies to help you stay on track and succeed with your fat loss efforts.

  • Personalize Your Supplement Program?
    Can you benefit from getting a custom made supplement regimen that is based on your DNA? It may sound like something from a sci-fi novel, but this cutting edge technology may optimize your health and performance. We explore this bodybuilding frontier.

  • Kicking Chicken
    Tired of the same old boring chicken breast? Try these 6 tasty low fat recipes to spice up the bodybuilder's favorite bird.

  • Cooler Cuisine
    Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to give up your favorite eating habits when you are on the go. Here is how you can eat right when you are on the road.

  • Get Big On A Budget
    Being fiscally fit is just as important as being physically fit. But how can you put your money where your muscle is? We give you 17 protein picks for the penny pinching bodybuilder.


  • Bodybuilding's Baddest Back
    He's back again. Five time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman shows you how o build a show stopiing championship back.

  • Double Duty
    Don't economize - supersize! Pairing exercises back to back can radically pump up your physique. Here is how compound sets and supersets will maximize your efforts in the gym.

  • The Elite 8
    Mold your midsection into a ripped and ready six pack with our picks for the eight best ab exercises.

  • The 25 Minute Power Circuit
    Think circuit workouts are for sissies? This 25 minute hardcore muscle building program will change your mind - and your physique - in a hurry.

  • Divine Delts
    Stunning shoulders are four moves away with fitness competitor DJ Willis' routine.

  • Bring Out Your Inner Hulk
    The Hulk and the Hunk: The unlikeliest of workout partners, bodybuilding icon Lou Ferrigno and model Mike O'Hearn, show you how to use old school techniques to pack on the mass.


  • The Rope
    Think the rope is just for cable pressdowns? Think again! This versatile attachment can be used in all types of upper body traiing.

  • Privacy Please!
    Tag along as we take an early morning peek into the hotel room of some of the world's fittest females.

  • Rub it In
    Beyond Ben Gay: M&F rates topical pain relievers that soothe those aching muscles.

  • Weekend at Arnold's
    Growing bigger than the Terminator himself, the 2003 Arnold Weekend caters to everyone in the mood for muscle.

  • Pump Quiz
    Think you know squat about training? Take our muscle midterm to test your iron IQ.


  • Editorial
    Helping Hands by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Get Tough! By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Get It Right
    Leaning Lateral Raise

  • Hotline
    Ask the Pros, Interview: Victor Martinez

  • Training Notebook
    Low Pulley Cable Crossover

  • Power & Strength
    Negative Impact

  • Lab Notes
    Herb in the Hot Seat

  • One Minute Lesson
    Triceps Pressdowns

  • Body by Betty
    Stuck on You

  • Mind in Bodybuilding
    Motivation Foundation

  • Marketplace / Coming Next Month