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June 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 Katarina Van Derham and D.J. Green.

June 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 63, Number 6


  • Train, Eat, Grow 56
    More drop sets - and barbell squats reenter the fray.

  • Research Team
    The real skinny on fat burning - low carb, high protein.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Starr's on the pros and cons on training alone at home.

  • Night Owl Nutrition
    Jerry Brainum looks at the research on eating at night and its impact on weight gain. And you don't want to miss our six ripping tips and how to eat more to burn fat.

  • The F Word
    It's fabulous fiber, and here's how to get its fat dropping health bopping benefits.

  • Success Story
    James DeMelo's physique was chopped down to weak by a terrible car crash. Here's how he persevered and come back stronger.

  • Joe W-I-D-E-R
    Part 2 of Eric Brosner's training prescription to get you taking up more space with boulder shoulders.

  • Muscles the McQuay Way
    David Young talks to Stan McQuay about training, eating and competing - and his perfect proportions, of course.

  • Heavy Duty
    More on Mike Mentzer and Nautilus HIT.

  • Raising Calves
    Greg Zulak tells you how to blast the muscles down under. Throw those shrimps on the barbie, mate.

  • Building The Ultimate Physique
    Get your guns a-blazing. John Little tells you how.

  • Herculean Back Training
    Steve Reeves on building a godlike back.

  • Hardbody
    IM Figure winner Abby Duncan shows her fit form.

  • Strongman Super Series
    Results and pics from Canada and Finland

  • IFBB Arnold Classic and Ms. I
    Monsters, muscles and mayhem in the Midwest.


  • Train To Gain
    Science looks at forced reps and ab facts and fallacy.

  • Eat To Grow
    How to flush fat, cardio draino (okay, we're calling a plumber) and food terror at 48,000 feet.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman responds to lactic acid reflux.

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen on curls, calves and getting sore for mass.

  • Train With Zane
    Mr. O debates the incumbency effect.

  • Unchained
    Greg Zulak's tips and tricks pumping your pecs.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper got muscle stuff from L.A. to Columbus (FitExpo to the Arnold), and Ruth Silverman's been on the physique trail as well, camera in tow (snap those gorgeous gals, R.S.) And there's L.A. FitExpo pics here, too).

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum checks out chitosan as an ephedra alternative. Does it really block fat to trim your calories.

  • Anabolic Drive
    It's a diet riot, and Jose Antonio, Ph.D., has the research to disperse the crowd around your waist.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D., tells you how to move urgently upward - as in creating a need to succeed. There's also a wacky quiz, champs mouthing off and loads of new stuff to buff you up.

  • Readers Write
    Touched by an Angel, Giant Killer thriller and surge to purge (yes, one bodybuilder actually enjoyed yacking after a Size Surge workout - now, that's intense!)