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January 2005

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 Craig Titus.

January 2005 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 1


  • Train, Eat, Grow 63
    Our TEG men are still rolling forward with X Reps and X-ploding muscle building myths left and right.

  • Muscle: An Anticrash Course 2
    Massive stumbling blocks you must avoid. Stuart McRobert has more bodybuilding lessons from his 30 years of training experience.

  • Muscle Science Roundup
    An introspective look at 15 research reports that can affect your muscle growth and fat loss.

  • Get Big! The Short and Sweet Workout
    Here's you winter mass building program, a quick routine that helped him Hafer pack on 100 pounds of muscle in nine months.

  • Proteins, Muscle and Anabolism, Part 2
    Ori Hofmekler continues grilling a group of respected nutrition experts in a roundtable discussion on protein. (Pass the barbecue sauce.)

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Shock your muscles and yourself. Bill Starr tells you how to set a personal record at every workout. Call the Guinness Book guys immediately.

  • Success Story
    Greg Adler. The lawyer and Me-Rx Body Challenge winner tells how he gave himself a lighter experience.

  • Grape Expectations
    This fruit has got it going on, and Jerry Brainum tells why. Bonus: Wine is fine. A toast to health, wealth and muscle.

  • Research Team
    Are you looking for a quick, convenient snack to quash that hunger attack and feed your muscles? The new Warrior Bar has the right stuff to grow on.

  • An A for Athens
    Strength maven Randy Strossen, Ph.D., has a full report and photos from the Olympic weightlifting events.

  • Heavy Duty
    John Little continues with excerpts from Mike Mentzer's Heavy Duty seminar.


  • Train To Gain
    Pyramid power, dumping an old flame (as in joint pain) and big arm intentions with extensions.

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman yells "No weigh!" Don't use the scale to monitor gains. Plus, how to refry your forearms.

  • Eat To Grow
    Answers to the big diet dilemma: Low carb, slow carb or no carb?

  • Naturally Huge
    John Hansen gives you fat loss fundamentals, as well as slpit altering suggestions for less overtraining stress.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper has loads of irresistible items on bodybuilding titans. And speaking of irresistible, Ruth Silverman report on those fabulous fitness and figure femmes. Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots help keep your abs in shape with a few sets of yuk-it-ups.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D., analyzes self canceling combinations, and Becky Holman tells you why childish behavior can make you happy. There's also Bomber Blast with the legendary Dave Draper and a report from Frank Zane on the TV biopic about the Austrian Oak, "See Arnold Run".

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    It's future shock talk with Jerry Brainum. Our number one researcher discusses gene therapy that can create freakier physiques - but at what cost? Truly an interesting look at the possible future of the sport of bodybuilding. Dr. Frankenstein, are you listening?

  • Readers Write
    One hot mama who's over 40 and fabulous, plus success story commentary and X-factor visionaries.