Oxygen Fitness Magazine
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December 2002

Robert Kennedy's Oxygen Magazine, is entirely devoted to women's fitness. It is totally committed to making Oxygen the most helpful, valuable, informative and entertaining women's fitness publication on the planet. Oxygen promises to tell the truth about women's fitness, which means it cannot happen overnight. A perfect body comes from serious sweat with serious nutrition. This month's cover features Larysa Harapyn.

December 2002
Table of Contents
Issue #40

Winter Special

  • Air Time
    Train with Olympic freestyle mogul skier Hannah Hardaway.

  • Train Like An Olympia
    How fitness competitor, bobsledder and track star Kristy Lees develops power, strength and lean muscle mass.

  • Peak Performance
    Adjust your diet to max out sports performance and get the energy you need for the winter months.

  • High On Life
    Pro snowboarder Leslee Olson speaks out on the top moves to get her body primed for the slopes.

  • An Affair To Remember
    You are sure to be the hottest diva on the hills in these winter fashions.

  • Holiday Hotsports
    Destination: Winter fun

  • Face the Elements
    Fight back against winter weather with the right skincare regimen.


  • Get An Early Start on Weight Loss
    Why eating early will help you train harder, lose weight and increase your concentration.

  • In the Kitchen with Nancy and Bobby
    Turkey meatloaf.

  • Recipes For Success
    Jen Cook

  • Cooking Corner
    Winter winners.


  • Old School Training
    Straight bar biceps curls.

  • 20 Minute Workout
    On the run? Twenty minutes may be all you need to get in peak shape.

  • Spice Up Your Squats
    Take your lower body training to the next level.

  • Resolve To Evolve
    Nicole Hobbs-Koentopp.

  • Get Great Abs Now
    flat, toned mid section does not take a lifetime to build, just a bit of effort.

  • Get A Leg Up
    Plyometics plus weights equal great gams.

  • Bust A Move
    Kelly Ryan's secrets for mastering the mandatory fitness routine moves.

  • Fully Armed
    Take your triceps to task.

Fashion & Beauty

  • Beauty Watch
    Skincare, haircare, makeup tips and tidbits. Beauty Q&A with Nancy Jambazian, makeup artist to the fitness stars.

  • Deconstructing Cellulite
    Dr. Len Kravitz clears up the mystery behind this common beauty hindrance.


  • Body Watch
    Health, fitness and nutrition news. Video, book and Web Revies

    Doing it Right, Health Bite, Neat Stuff and Babe Watch.

  • 20 Days to a Healthier, Happier and Fitter You
    One small change can make all the difference.

  • Is It Bedtime Yet?
    Find out what's making you tired.

  • Your Pregnancy Survival Guide
    Part three. Not all pregnancies are created equal.

Motivation / Profiles

  • Cover Girl Exposes
    Larysa Harapyn.

  • Work in Progress
    Valerie MacWilliam.

  • Total Package
    Melanie Carvell

  • Almost Famous
    How Larysa Harapyn balances a hectic work schedule with her passion for fitness.

  • Pro's Point of View
    What do you do to calm your nerves before a big show?

  • Future of Fitness
    Oxygen spotlights the stars of tomorrow.

  • Snapshots
    Melyssa St. Michael

Contests / Sports Updates

  • Backstage Pass
    Laura Mak takes you behind the scenes at the 2002 Slovakia Pro Fitness Classic.

  • Canada's Finest
    Lean beats out brawn at the 2002 CBBF Canadian Fitness Champions.

  • Contest Calendar
    New on the competition front.

Q&A With...

  • Monica Brant
    Your guide to a fit physique.

  • Marla Duncan
    Meeting mom's special needs.

  • Victoria Pratt
    Better body training tips.

  • Trish Startus
    The champ's winning strategies.

In Every Issue

  • Hot Air
    By Pamela Conttrell

  • Blab!
    Gossip, news, views and schmooze.

  • Contributors
    Including Rick Schaff, Elisa Kronish, Kames Raia, and Cung Le.

  • Exhale

  • Letters
    Letters from the Readers.