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April 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 Jennifer Micheli and Lee Apperson.

April 2005 - Table of Contents
Volume 64, Number 4


  • Train, Eat, Grow 66
    The TEG men are building more mass and detail with X Reps and POF. And they won't stop till they use every letter of the alphabet.

  • Scientific Muscle Building 2
    Rob Thoburn gets the goods on growth from key scientists and researchers around the globe. No brain, no gain. Lots of interesting stuff here, gang.

  • Your Shoulders Will Never Grow
    Unless you follow these 10 tips for detonating new delt dimensions from Ron Harris.

  • Lee Apperson
    The condition magician is moving toward 50 and looking better than ever. Here's how he does it (and how you can do it too).

  • Over 40 Muscle & Health Diet
    Jerry Brainum has the eating plan that will help you build more muscle through middle age and beyond.

  • Heavy Duty
    Mike Metzner's Heavy Duty seminar continues, and it's all about training and gaining - and intensity, of course.

  • Only The Strong Shall Survive
    Bill Star outlines his Big Three simplicity workout. Yep, three exercises are all it takes to make spectacular gains in every muscle group. It's as easy as one, two, three.

  • Mascrobolic Momentum
    Gerard Dente, former competitive bodybuilder and president of Maximum Human Performance, tells you how to get lean without getting mean - and build plenty of muscle in the process.

  • Hardbody
    This month, Kimberly Page shows why women are flocking to gyms to pump iron. Hot body in the house.

  • IM Research Team
    You may have seen it in "The Precontest Bible". Or you may have read all of the positive buzz on the Web. Larry Pepe's SprayFlex innovation is taking bodybuilding by storm, and some big name pros are behind it. Check it out and pump it up.


  • Train To Gain
    Partial power, new hope for old muscles, T Time and the training secret that's better than steroids (That got your attention)

  • Critical Mass
    Steve Holman discusses rowing and growing. Plus, info on Arnold, cheat curls and X-Rep results.

  • Naturallly Huge
    John Hansen's advice on going from blah to built. There's lifting advice for fighters here too.

  • Eat To Grow
    Carb blocking (is it possible?), sweet salvation, remade Gatorade and testing creatine's credibility.

  • News & Views
    Lonnie Teper and Ruth Silverman keep your up on what's going down behind the bodybuilding and fitness scenes. And Jerry Fredrick's Hot Shots are here too.

  • Mind / Body Connection
    Randall Strossen, Ph.D. says "Don't worry - work out! Well said. Dave Draper's Bomber Blast insight is here too, as is Jack LaLanne's at home calf attack. Oh, and Gallery of Ironmen's title is "Guns and Personality Ammo". Can you guess who it's about?

  • Bodybuilding Pharmacology
    Jerry Brainum brews up some controversy in his diatribe on the worlds most popular drug - no, its not Dianabol. Think upper. He also discusses the pro-hormone ban and a possible alternative to those popular pseudo-drugs.

  • Readers Write
    Cover kudos (must be for that killer Arnold cartoon by Ron Dunn), a Heavy Duty dis and another disbeliever comments on X, lies and measuring tape.