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April 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 Gabrielle Tuite and Rich Billingsley.

April 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 4

Special Section

  • The 2003 M&F Rock Hard Challenge
    Tired of looking like a 'before' picture? Get into your best condition ever with our three month weight training and nutrition program - and enter to win a once in a lifetime vacation.


  • King's Commandments For An Iron Chest
    Bodybuilding's controversial pro King Kamali talks more smack and hsares his formula for building royal pecs.

  • Breaking Plateaus
    Stuck in a training rut? Take the advice of three athletes who, through experience, know just how to escape the ill effects of a growth busting plateau.

  • Shake, Rattle and Grow
    Are vibrating platforms the future of strength training? M&F investigates this cutting edge technology.

  • 10 Minutes to a Great Workout
    Start your workout off right with this quick full body warm up.

  • Train 2 Gain
    Get the most out of your training partner, and yourself, with these six tips.

  • The Power of the Reverse Pyramid
    Conventional training methods as old as the pharaohs sometimes need a little tweaking. Here's how turning pyramid training on its head can spur new muscle growth.

  • Glutezilla!
    Norwegian IFBB pro Tommi Thorvildsen shows you what it takes to bring size to your thighs and more muscle to your rear.

  • The Neutral Grip Handle
    Get a grip on growth by changing your hand position.

  • Spice Up Your Routine
    Sculpt a great upper body with the five moves that made Susie Curry a three time Fitness Olympia champ.


  • Is This The World's Best Physique?
    Gunter Schlierkamp hired renowed trainer Charles Glass and transformed his physique in just five months. Be a fly on the wall as we talk to them both.

  • About Face
    Do all those trips to the gym leave your face broken out? Save your mug, and perhaps your love life, with these 14 tips.

  • Body Double
    Three sets of hot twins. Enough said.


  • Muscle Up To The Deli Counter
    Don't let lunchtime put you in a pickle. Use these strategies to create healthy on the go meals and snack in minutes.

  • All About Myostatin Blockers
    Myostatin blockers have been pretty much reserved for the lab - until now. Learn what mice and men can take from this breakthrough research.

  • Sexual Appetite
    Rev up your sex life with these six libido boosting foods. Your lady will thank you for it.


  • Editorial
    Accept the Challege by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Science Means Bigger Muscles By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • Get It Right
    Bent Over Cable Kickback

  • Hotline
    Ask the Pros

  • Training Notebook
    Roman Chair Ab Crunch

  • Power & Strength
    The Strong and the Dynamic

  • One Minute Lesson
    On The Flye

  • Body by Betty
    Rush To Fitness

  • Nutrition Rx
    Where's the Beef

  • Mind in Bodybuilding
    Rock Hard Goals

  • Marketplace / Coming Next Month