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July 2003

Since 1936, Ironman Magazine has been the magazine for bodybuilders. Each issue provides insights into bodybuilding, from nutrition, to lots of training info, to profiles on the men and women who make up the bodybuilding and fitness world. It also contains excellent pictures and information on almost anything you need. On the cover is Torrie Wilson.

July 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 62, Number 7


  • Train, Eat, Grow
    Get the fat burning party started by revving up your growth hormone in the gym. Here's how to do it.

  • Only the Strong Shall Survive
    If you want upper body power, you need tough cuffs. Bill Starr shows you how to bullet proof your shoulders so you can toss around the big iron with ease and no pain.

  • The Lat Shift
    Here's Zuilie. Greg Zulak chats about lats, including how you can get the most growth from the best exercises.

  • Joints Are Jumping
    If your knees, shoulders, back or elbows leap onto the pain train during heavy exercises, Jerry Brainum may have the cute, as in supplements that anoint your joints.

  • Legendary Mass Methods
    C.S. Sloan advises old time training tactics for new age muscle.

  • Build Rock Hard Muscle for Summer
    How to pack it on and rip it up so you look big and buff on the beach.

  • Body-Licous Swimsuit Encore
    Our photo files are bursting at the seams with never before seen shots of beautiful babes. We decided to relieve some of the pressure with an encore presentation of hot bods in teeny bikinis that'll get your summer started right.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little uncovers Mike Mentzer's most productive routine. It's all here: sets, reps and awesome intensity.

  • Research Team
    It's the new all natural pro hormone that will jack up your testosterone. Long Jack is here to pump you up, in more ways that one. Help, I've lost control of my hips again.

  • Building the Ultimate Physique
    John Little shows you how to use Max Contraction training to turn your guns - Pow! - into cannons - Kaboom!

  • Ms. International, Fitness International and Figure International
    It's the ladies turn to rock the house at the Arnold Fitness Weekend. Ruth Silverman critiques the physiques, as John Balik and Mitsuru Okabe provide the spot on photography. Plenty of hot bodies here, gang!


  • Train to Gain
    Raising the dead, detail exercises and pumping GH.

  • Eat to Grow
    Is carnitine fat burning gasoline? A new study fans the flames. Plus, the latest info on creatine loading.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen discusses how to arm yourself with sleeve stretching artillery.

  • Critical Mass
    It an eat to etch attitude. Steve Holman analyzes the proper diet mind set for fat to muscle results.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum's latest research findings on ephedrine. Is it really killing people?

  • Muscle Research Report
    Hard hitting Q&A's on thermogenesis, time under tension and fiber filled foods.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak helps you reshape your biceps into cresting tsunamis. Surf's up, dude!

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antonio checks out new studies on the eat-fat / burn fat phenomenon.

  • Train with Zane
    Frank Zane's decades of training wisdom help him create the perfect calf blast.

  • News & Views
    L.T.'s got the bodybuilding buzz, as Ruth Silverman unleashes plenty of fitness fun. Jerry Frederick keeps you howling and scowling with his off the wall Hot Shots.

  • Mind Body Connection
    Laura Moore discusses those pesky in the mood swings. Plus, implants and suicide and fighting fat while you sleep.

  • Reader's Write
    Luscious Lena, the Ultimate Beef, and breaking out the peter meter. No, just keep the tape measure. Really.