Muscular Development Magazine
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March 2001

Muscular Development, owned by Twinlab, is another serious bodybuilder magazine that concentrates on natural bodybuilding, but also covers fitness and health related items. They pride themselves on giving its readers extensive coverage on the cutting edge of training, diet and nutrition articles. It also has great pictures of bodybuilders, and makes for enjoyable reading. The look of natural bodybuilding and less on the hardcore look is what Muscular Development stands for. With everything geared towards the natural look, it continues to attack steroids, drugs, etc.

March 2001 Table of Contents
Volume 38, Number 3


  • Ask Dr. Colker
    By Carlon M. Colker, MD

  • Poliquin Power Q&A
    Advice on Building Strength and Muscle and Losing Fat, by Charles Poliquin, Trainer of Champions

  • Ask Dorian: Hardcore Advice
    By Dorian Yates, Six Time Mr. Olympia

  • Muscle Form+Function
    Superior Trapezius with Bentover Dumbbell Shrugs by Stephen Alway, PhD, FACSM

  • MD Training Camp
    Train Beyond Pain to be big and lean - Part 2, by Ron 'Alcatraz' Coleman

  • Ask the Scientific Experts Q&A
    By Steven J. Fleck, Phd, and William J. Kraemer, PhD.

  • Heavy Duty
    By Mike Mentzer


  • Research Nutrition
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Research Supplements
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Nutrition Performance
    Do High Fat Diets improve performance? by Richard Kreider, PhD, FACSM

  • Supplement Performance
    Ripped Fuel is Rocket Fuel in Disguise, by John Romano

  • Muscle Shakes
    Back to the good old days - Chocolate Egg Cream, Vanilla Cream, by John Romano

Fat Loss

  • Research Fat Loss
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Fat Attack
    Cycloburn, for burning fat and promoting lean body mass, by Vladimir Badmaev, MD, PhD

Health & Fitness

  • Research Fitness
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Research Health
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Research Sports Medicine
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey, EdD, Phd

  • Sports Science
    Is stretching good for bodybuilders? by David Jacobs

  • Testosterone
    Everything old is new again? by Patrick Arnold

Inside Angle

  • Editor's Letter
    By Steve Blechman

  • Mail Room
    Where our readers rave and rant

  • MD Marketplace
    By Angela T. Frizalone

  • Hot Shoppe
    by Angela T. Frizalone

  • The Last Word
    By John Romano


  • Dana Hamm
    Profile and Pictorial, plus free poster. Photography by Michael Scott

  • Superfeature 'Bug Guns' Arm training

  • Biomechanics for Big Guns
    by Bob Lefavi, PhD, CSCS, CHES

  • Top 10 Tips for Bombing your biceps
    by Carlon M. Colker, MD

  • Top 10 Tips for T-Shirt Tearing Triceps
    By Carlon M. Colker, MD

  • Mapping Out Arm Strength: Essential Anatomy
    by Stephen E. Alway, PhD

  • How It's Done
    Mr. Olympia's colossal arm workout

  • Close Calls, Bad Behavior
    And near rupture experiences, by John Romano

  • The Bodybuilder's Anabolic Drug Guide
    By Thomas Fahey, EdD, PhD