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August 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 Arnold Schwarzenegger.

August 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 8

Cover Stories

  • Muscle Behind The Music
    LL Cool J, Treach of Naughty by Natures, country music sensation Tommy Shane Steiner and master of the turntable Josh Wink drop the training riffs that keep them ripped.

  • Zigzag Your Way To A Hard Body
    You may have seen zigzag diets, where you cycle your food intake for faster fat loss. Well, we've created the next evolution: a fully integrated zigzag training, cardio and nutrition program. Prepare yourself - the gains are unbelievasble.

  • T3: Arnold's Back
    Arnold Schwarzenegger - you'll see him everywhere in the next few months as he talks up his surefire blockbuster, Terminator 3. But if you want the training routine that he used to get in shape for the biggest role of his life, you can only find it here.

Training & Fitness

  • Mint Condition
    To get big arms, you need big triceps. To learn how to build big triceps, you go to the best - Arnold Classic champ Jay Cutler. Here is his routine.

  • Back Stage
    The winner of the first ever pro figure contest, Jenny Lynn, lets us inside her head - and tells how she developed the V-Taper that put her over the top.

  • Prince of Abs
    By royal decree, you have been granted a midsection free of nasty love handles. Stop here for you instructions on how to do it, from bodybuilder and pro wrestler Prince Fontenot.

  • 7 the Hard Way
    Wimps take the easy road. And we know you are not a wimp. So check out how to make these muscles sculpting moves harder - and 10 times more effective in the process.

  • Bigger by Three
    Dumbbell? Barbell? Machine? Don't wander aimlessly in the gym - get your workout in the right order to kick started stalled growth.


  • Size her Up In Seconds
    Why waste time dating women you are not compatible with when you can take one look at someone and figure out her whole story.

Nutrition & Supplements

  • Is This The Next Creatine?
    No doubt about it, creatine works. Glycocyamine, a next generation muscle building supplement, may work even better.

  • The Wise Guy's Guide To Picking Protein
    Bada-bing! This simplified guide to protein lingo will help you make sense of that supplement label. Don't waste another dime on protein that is not right for your needs.

  • Nuke It!
    You're a guy, you own a microwave. Learn how you can eat healthy, protein rich meals without every touching a stove.


  • Gut Check
    Body scans can give you the inside picture on your health - and maybe save your life.

  • SARS
    this respiratory illness can kill. Here is how to protect yourself.


  • Editorial
    Personal Best, by Joe Weider

  • Perspective
    Onward and Upward, by Tom Deters

  • Behind the Cover
    Arnold Schwarzenegger

  • Feedback

  • Hotline

  • A Good Fit
    Get on board

  • New & Improved Training Notebook
    • Love Your Delts
    • One Minute Lesson
    • Pull Out: The Power Clean
    • Power & Strength: Get A Grip
    • Get It Right: Wide Grip Upright Row

  • Training Table
    • Cook Smart, Eat Better: Veggie Tales
    • Recipe Doctor: Pizza Power
    • Muscle Fare: Fruit Festival

  • The Edge

  • Gear
    Suck It Up

  • Nutrition Fx
    • Case Study: Low Carb Recover
    • Body by Betty: Beat the Heat
    • Nutrition Journal: Soy Happy

  • Contest
    Dream Body Giveaway Winners

  • The Marketplace

  • Coming Next Month