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Muscular Development Magazine
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March 1998

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. On the cover is bodybuilder Frank Sepe and Galaxy star Michelle Sharp.

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.


March 1998 Table of Contents
Volume 35, Number 3

Natural Training

  • AS I SEE IT
    The Family: Natures most powerful growth and recovery factor.

  • ECCENTRIC MUSCLE ACTION
    The importance of the eccentric muscle action in the development of muscle size, strength and power - a major research study.

  • ASK THE LEGEND: STEVE REEVES Q&A
    Should women avoid certain exercises?

  • NATURAL BODYBUILDING DIGEST
    Is it unfair for naturals to compete against drug users?

  • LABRADA'S OUTLOOK
    Advice for future champions

  • THINKING BIG
    How to make every workout a great workout.

  • ASK THE EXPERTS
    Squats at the end of a workout

  • KINESIOLOGY
    Reverse dumbbell curls for think, contoured arms.

  • CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
    New! List your natural show here!

    Health & Fitness

  • BEST OF HEALTH
    Stop Aging ... Part Two

    Nutrition

  • STATE OF THE ART
    Choosing the best fuel for endurance... Diet and immune function... Carnitine boosts power... Amino Acids and Growth Hormones...

  • EAT TO WIN
    Redux and Fen-Phen: Deadly diets drugs removed

  • MUSCLE MEALS
    Good fat, huh? Good fat? Is there such as thing? Yup.

    Research

  • HOT BREAKING RESEARCH
    Diet and exercise... Fear of eggs ... Sports Drinks ... Exercise and sleep ... Lowering your lipids ... Chronic fatigue syndrome... Lactate and testosterone....

  • STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
    Timing of protein intake... Creatine Monohydrate and jump / spring ability... Combined training to increase power...

    Supplementation

  • DRUGS IN SPORTS Q&A
    The NCAA's drug testing program at work

  • FAT NEWS
    Ephedrine and caffeine: more evidence of safety

  • DIETARY SUPPLEMENT REVIEW
    Pyruvate: an intermediary with promise!

  • ANABOLIC REVIEW
    Steroids and HDL-Cholesterol... Increased testosterone levels after exercise... Cigarettes, hormones and prostate enlargement.

    Features

  • MAXIMIZING YOUR BODY'S TESTOSTERONE
    Part one, Nutritional means

  • BEST BODYBUILDING SUPPLEMENTS
    Part two. Creatine, Acetyl-L-Carnitine - a major supplement review by one of the field's acknowledged experts

  • MICHELLE SHARP
    The sharpest body in fitness! The statuesque splendor of the 1997 Ms. Galaxy swimsuit champion

  • MICHAEL JAI WHITE
    Born to be a superhero! Muscles in Hollywood: Spawn star combines acting sensitivity with athletic prowess

  • WILL GLYCEROL CHANGE THE SPORTS DRINK INDUSTRY?
    A new era is dawning for fluid replacement drinks

  • THE SURGICAL HAIR REPLACEMENT THAT LASTS
    Vital information for the follically challenged.

    Entertainment

  • MUSCLE MAIL
    Thoughts on the natural scene... love those fitness divas... natural in name only?

  • ON THE WEB
    Now fortified with sex bytes and diet bytes

  • CYBER-BUZZ
    Celebrity scoop! ... Charles Barkley bar brawl... Tyson's demolition derby... hooters and weiners!

  • MENTZER SPEAKS
    The all new Mike Mentzer's Audio Tapes, Part One

  • WAYNE'S WORLD
    They called him... Brutal Bertil

  • HEAVY DUTY Q&A
    Universal principles, but...

  • ROMANO'S RAGE PAGE
    Itís time to tell a few people off!

  • CLASSIFIEDS

  • NEW PRODUCTS
    New, expanded section!

  • MAX REP
    My bloody Valentine: Not laughable, but definitely unphotographable