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April 2004

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 Timea Majorova.

April 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 4


  • Train, Eat, Grow 54
    FAQs for the TEG guys. Hey, whadda you dudes bench?

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr's no fool, which is why he recommends plenty of dumbbell work for a complete physique.

  • Research Team
    Boldione's got it going on. It's the new generation prohormone that packs a wicked anabolic kick. Check it out.

  • Mental Muscle Programming
    Peter Siegel, R.H., shows you how to train your mind for consistent workouts and relentless results.

  • Fructose
    Is it a disease triggering , fat packing sugar you should avoid? Jerry Brainum guides you through the research.

  • Building the Ultimate Physique
    John Little shows you how to specialize for shoulder size.

  • Success Story
    How Joe DeAngelis powered his way to the Mr. A.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little answers questions on losing bodyfat, static contraction and HIT hype.

  • Hottest Hardbody
    Vote for the Hottest Hardbody of 2003, and elect your favorite for an encore performance. There's a bevy of breathtaking beauties here. Prepare for intense cardio effects.

  • Shocking Muscle Growth
    Part 2 of Michael Gundill's exploration of neuromuscular training for extreme gaining.

  • Nutrient Redux
    Lecithin and choline are poised for a comeback in the bodybuilding supplement race. Jerry Brainum tells why.

  • Back in Action
    Greg Zulak shows you how to whack your back for new rugged size and detail.

  • Chip Off the Old Rock
    Lee Apperson's son, Lee Jr., pumps with Pop.

  • Shingles for Size
    C.S. Sloan says go to the max for mega muscle and strength. Complete program included.


  • Train To Gain
    Abominable abdominals. Viagra vs. exercise and using the EX curl bar the wrong way for bigger biceps.

  • Eat To Grow
    Carnitine can help you get lean. Plus, how you can magnify creatine's muscle with magnesium.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman shows you how to chisel with more sizzle, as in going for the burn with a back to basics program.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen talks steroids, growth and receovery. And he has more teen training too.

  • Anabolic Drive
    Jose Antonio, Ph.D. says to plug it in to pump it up. Check out new research on electric muscle stimulators.

  • Train With Zane
    The former Mr. O reflects on the power of movement.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak's training tips and tricks for big arms. (You do know you want them bigger!)

  • News & Views
    Our behind the scenes king and queen, Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman, gear up for the competitive season with tons of juicy stuff. Prince Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots are here too - plus photos from Dot Kawashima's 80th birthday bash.

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum tells the tale of the rise and fall of clenbuterol (it's a drug, not a Third World dictator).

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Ironmind's Randell Strossen, Ph.D. , says to cut loose with creative juice. Plus, Laura Moore separates aphrodisiac fact from fiction (Spanish fly, oh my!)

  • Readers Write
    Unfetching femme physiques, HIT a miss and amen to Amber