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May 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.

May 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 5

Special Section

  • Countdown to Abs
    Have one, two or three months to get that coveted six pack for summer? This progressive diet and exercise plan will have you stripping off your shirt in no time. Let the countdown begin!

  • Four Ways To A Six Pack
    Straight from the trenches of the training elite, these four routines are sure to etch your midsection.

  • The 2003 M&F Rock Hard Challenge, Month 2.
    Kick your train ing up a notch and burn more bodyfat in the second phase of our exclusive get lean program.


  • Extreme Latitude
    Accelerate your back growth with IFBB pro and aspiring drag racer Lee Priest pedal to the metal routine.

  • Arm in Arm
    Create curvy bicep and triceps - and banish your upper arm wiggle - with the unique routines of fitness pros Jen Henderschott and Jennie Hanke.

  • Small Angles for Big Gains
    In training, sometimes the smallest details can make a tremendous difference. Exercise physiologist and M&F expert William Kraemer reveals how subtle changes in angle on successive sets can really power up your growth.

  • On Trial: Training to Failure
    Does taking each set to your limit produce huge gains or overworked muscles? Step into our virtual courtroom and judge for yourself.

  • Power Lunch
    Are you faster than a speeding bullet? Can you leap tall buildings in a single bound? If the answer is no, oh well - you can still fit your workout into your lunch hour! Muscle up in just 30 minutes a day with this super program.

  • Rest Exam
    What you do with those precious moments between sets can have a huge impact on muscle growth. Take our quiz to see if you're making the most of your rest time, or if you're dawdling away gains.

  • Build an Ironclad Chest
    Blast your pecs with IFBB pro George Farah's bold new perspective on chest training.


  • Save the Date
    A first date is like a great physique - it requires time, energy and the right tools to make it rock solid. Use our guide to end up with the one thing better than a successful first date: a second one.

  • Heavenly Body
    The sky's the limit for fit actress and model Tawni Mychaels.

  • Personal Best
    Our choices for the best bods in the personal training biz.


  • Great Americasn Makeovers
    Love fried chicken but hate what it does to your physique? Want Philly cheese steak but not a body like the Phillie Phanatic? Lose the fat but not the flavor with leaner versions of your favorite regional foods.

  • Zap Fatigue
    Three nutritional strategies for banishing fatigue, maintaining the pump and unlocking muscle growth.

  • Grill Fight
    Indoor grills are a quick, easy way to prepare your on the go meals. M&F put eight of these grills in the ring to see if any competitors could knock out the George Foreman.

  • Better Off Red
    Add some color to your diet - and reap many health benefits in the process - with these 16 crimson colored foods.


  • Editorial
    A Merger of Visionaries by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Can You Hear It By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • The Edge

  • Hotline
    Ask the Pros

  • Training Notebook
    Barbell Squat

  • One Minute Lesson
    Double Dipping

  • Body by Betty
    See The Light

  • Nutrition Journal
    Here's the Beef

  • Nutrition Rx
    Keeping It Off

  • Home Builders
    15 Minute Delt Routine

  • Muscle Fare
    Eat Your Vegetables

  • Ask Arnold
    Stretching Specifics

  • Marketplace / Coming Next Month

  • Success Stories
    Health Renewal