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July 2004

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.

July 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 65, Number 7

Cover Stories
  • The 20 Greatest Physiques of the Past 65 Years: Join us as we celebrate year number 65, with our picks for the 20 best bodybuilding physiques of all time, including the man we tabbed as the all time best.

  • Rock Hard Challenge 2004: Win by losing! Get in your best ever shape in jus three months. We provide the training and nutritional programs - and a $1,000 grand prize.
Bonus Section
  • M&F Blueprint for Delts: Pull out our handy guide to developing broader shoulders in just six weeks. Includes everything you need - step by step instructions, exercises and a progressive training plan.
Training & Fitness
  • Engineer Big Arms: Get your biceps training with top amateur bodybuilder Lionel Brown's iron pounding workout.

  • Lift, Rest: Watch your muscle growth blast off with this technique; it allows you to complete a few more reps after you reach muscle failure bu taking only the briefest of pauses.

  • Hams+Quads: Quit spinning your wheels with leg routines that don't get results. A pair of bodybulders reveal the training techniques they use to build big, freaky thighs.

  • 45 Ways to Muscle Up: Think you know it all when it comes to training? Here are 45 all new, never before published tips from our top experts. Read them and grow.

  • Hottest Body on the Planet: Simply divine Davana Medina shows how she sculpted the midsection that helped her claim the Figure Olympia.
Nutrition and Supplements
  • ATP: Supplement Your Energy: This energy molecule powers you through your heavy workouts. Here's how to get more of it.

  • 2 Step Chicken: Even if you're challeged in the kitchen, you can prepare a week's worth of high protein meals in just minutes.
  • Mr. Clean: When he's not cleaning up people's garbage, he's cleaning their souls. He also has a pretty good bench. Check out New York City's Joe Allegro.

  • Whoa Kelly! There's nothing plastic about fitness buff Kelly Carlson who stars on FX Nip/Tuck.

  • The New King: Unassuming? Humble? Quiet? What happened to King Kamali? We spent a couple of days with him to get to know the man who would be King.
Featured Departments

  • Training Notebook
    • Page One Workout: Build biceps mass and power with three kinds of curls.
    • One Minute Lesson: Lats grow best with both pull ups and pulldowns.
    • PullOut: One Legged Leg Press
    • Target Training: Dealing with your inner self
    • Power & Strength: Olympic ball moves
    • Form vs. Fiction: Perfect technique for triumphant triceps
    • Get It Right: Try doing the hack squat facing the pad.

  • Training Table
    • Cook Smart: Light your fare
    • Recipe Doctor: Splitsville
    • Muscle Fare: Not Your Mother's Meatloaf

  • Nutrition Rx
    • Case Study: Hard Times
    • Nutrition Journal: Color code your veggies

Columns, Etc.

  • Editorial: By Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Perspective: By Vincent Scalisi
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  • Big Time: Edited by Steve Mazzucchi
  • Hotline: Edited by Steve Mazzucchi
  • The Edge: Edited by Jim Stoppani, PhD
  • Ask Arnold: By Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Mind & Body: By Carey Rossi
  • The Marketplace:
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