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July 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 Tito Raymond.

July 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 7

Special Section

  • Procrastinator's Guide to a Hard Body
    Spent your winter getting lazy and fat? Don't fear - you can still build a killer body in time for summer with our fast muscle up program.

  • Beach Muscle Workout
    Strip off your shirt. These four routines will bring your most visible bodyparts - pecs, arms and abs - up to speed. You might want to keep your pants on.


  • Quads That Rock
    2002 Mr. Olympia runner up and Fulblown lead singer Kevin Levrone belts out a loud an aggressive thigh workout.

  • Your Ultimate Fat Fighting Day
    Tag along with IFBB pro Troy Alves for a day of eating and training to achieve ultimate leanness.

  • Max Out For More Muscle
    When's the last time you went heavy? We mean really heavy. Load up the plates: You'll be stronger in minutes (really) with this powerful one rep tech nique.

  • A Chest To Impress
    Sculpt spectacular pecs with fitness model and competitor Laurie Vaniman's unique routine.

  • On Trial: High Rep Training
    The verdict is in on the best approach to training high endurance muscle fibers like abs and calves.

  • Arms with Attitude
    "Three Pump" your way to big biceps with bodybuilding bad boy Craig Titus bad ass routine.

  • Training Ups and Downs
    Growth stuck in neutral? We've got three words for you: reps, reps, and reps. Pop your training into gear with ascending and descending sets.


  • The Great Muscle Giveaway II
    Claim your share of thousands of cool freebies all June long.

  • Shoes Wisely
    Whether you kick up your heels or tread light ly, these 13 hot new athletic shoes will have you fit to be tied.

  • Worship the Ground You Run On
    Mixing up the surface you run on ensures the best overall fitness results. We offer the pros and cons of different running surfaces to help you stay on your feet.

  • Pill Talk
    Can relieving your pain reduce your gains? This is what you need to know about aspirin and your health.

  • Top Tan List
    Which self tanner will give you that golden glow, and which one will have you looking like George Hamilton. One M&F staffer puts 10 self tanners to the test.

  • First And 10
    Don't tell her she throws like a girl. From the gridiron to pumping iron, centerfold and backfield bombshell Anita Marks has all the right moves.


  • Gobble This
    Trying to get some plucking protein in your diet? Take a break from chicken breasts and gobble up these four high protein ground turkey recipes.

  • Do Real Men Need Calcium?
    Most guys ignore this vital bone building mineral, but it's critical for your bodybuilding efforts and overall health.

  • Check Your Oil
    Fuel your bodybuilding cuisine with our manual to choosing the right cooking and salad oils.

Arnold Fitness Weeekend 2003

  • All Eyes On Jay
    Jay Cutler defends his Arnold Classic title in convincing fashion. Next stop, Mr. Olympia.

  • Curry Takes Fitness Title Again

  • Lynn Wins 1st Figure Crown

  • Oriquen Repeats as Champ


  • Editorial
    A Place To Start by Joe Wieder

  • Perspective
    Location, Location, Location By Tom Deters

  • Feedback

  • The Edge

  • Hotline
    Ask the Pros

  • Training Notebook
    Dumbbell Lateral Raise

  • One Minute Lesson
    Hanging Around

  • Mind In Bodybuilding
    Mind Over Matter

  • Body by Betty
    Making the Grade

  • Nutrition Journal
    Mercury Rising?

  • Nutrition Rx
    Fast Food vs. Muscle Food

  • Power & Strength
    Bi-Weekly Power Surge

  • Ask Arnold
    The Power Of Two

  • Marketplace / Coming Next Month

  • Success Stories
    Focused on Fitness