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August 2009
Volume 46, Issue 8

Muscular Development is another serious bodybuilder magazine that concentrates on hardcore 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. On the cover is Branch Warren.

Table of Contents


  • Marked for Victory
    Mark Alvisi prepares for the USA

  • Branden Ray's Road to the USA
    After a year away from the stage, Branden is ready to kick some ass

  • Troy Alves: Road to the Olympia
    Phoenix Rising: After nearly quitting the sport, Troy Alves is back in a big away

  • Dennis Wolf: Road to the Olympia
    Part 4: Blasting the Big Bad Wolf's Wheels

  • Branch Warren: Road to the Olympia
    Unlocking the Secrets to Huge Guns

  • Victor Martinez: Road to the Olympia
    Old school training for pectoral perfection

  • Flex Critique: Phil Heath vs. Dexter Jackson


  • Blood & Guts
    By Dorian Yates

  • Contest Guru
    By Chad Nicholls

  • Extreme Muscle Enhancement
    By Carlon M. Colker

  • Iron Mike: The Liberator
    By Mike Liberatore

  • Mass With Class
    by Branch Warren

  • Muscle Form + Function
    By Stephen E. Always, PhD

  • National Hero
    By Evan Centopani

  • Power Bodybuilding Rx
    By Justin Harris, B.A.

  • Road to the USAs
    By Branden Ray

  • The Predator
    By Kai Greene

  • The Pro Creator
    By Hany Rambod

  • The True Way
    By Victor Martinez

  • Trainer of Champions
    by Charles Glass

  • Women's Bodybuilding
    By Cheri Owen

  • Erik 'The House' Fankhouser
    By Erik Fankhouser

Nutrition & Performance

  • Research: Supplements
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey.

  • Research: Training
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey.

  • Research: Nutrition
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey.

  • Supplement Performance
    Leucine versus Whey Protein: Which is more anabolic?

  • Nutrition Performance
    Glycemic Index and Intramuscular Lipids, by Robbie Durant

  • Sport Supplement Review
    Lipo 6X

  • Muscletech Research Report

  • Shred of Evidence
    By Anthony Almada

Fat Loss

  • Research Fat Loss
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey

  • Fat Attack
    Ketogenic Diets Compromise GH and IGF-1: Strategies to fight back


  • Anabolic Edge
    By Jose Antonio, PhD

  • Anabolic Pharmacology
    Steroid of the Month: Fluoxymesterone

  • Anabolic Q&A
    By William Llewellyn

  • Anabolic Research Update
    By William Llewellyn

  • Busted! Legal Q&A
    By Rick Collins

  • MD Walk-In Clinic
    By Dr. X

  • Research Drugs
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey

  • Testosterone
    The best and worst foods for altering testosterone

  • The Clear Chemist
    By Patrick Arnold

Health & Performance

  • Research Health & Performance
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey

  • Research: Sex
    By Steve Blechman and Thomas Fahey

  • Bodybuilding Science
    Neuromuscular and Anabolic Hormone responses to bodybuilding and powerlifting training

  • Muscle Growth Update
    Best contractions for muscle growth

  • No Juice Bodybuilding
    By Eric Broser, with Layne Norton

  • Ask the Doc
    By Victor Prisk

Inside Angle

  • Editor's Letter
    By Steve Blechman

  • Hot Shoppe
    By Angela T. Frizalone

  • Mail Room
    Where our Reader's Rave and Rant

  • Major Distraction
    Marzia Prince: A Driving Force

  • MD Marketplace

  • MD People

    By Gregg Valentino

  • Ramblin' Freak
    By Gregg Valentino

  • Shawn Ray's Industry Insider Buzz
    by Shawn Ray

  • The Gospel According to Lee
    By Lee Priest

  • Last Writes
    By Lee Priest