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September 2002

Flex Magazine considers themselves the bible of hardcore bodybuilding. Each month, Flex visits and speaks with the champions of bodybuilding at their gyms, at contests, and at their homes, gathering information and photographs, Flex brings you their latest strategies, and the competitive goals that they apply to further develop their title-winning physiques. On the cover is Kevine Levrone, in the inset is Kary Odiatu.

September 2002 - Table of Contents
Volume 20, Number 7


  • Blast Those Bottom Bis
    The end of the hunt for total arm mass. By Tom Prince.

  • Anarchy Rules
    Edict busting training advice to shock your muscles into new growth.

  • Welcome To My Back Yard
    Ten fundamentals for growing a massive back. By Ronnie Coleman.

  • Your Weakest Link
    Twenty questions to troubleshoot your sticking points.

  • H.U.G.E.
    Hardgainer's Ultimate Growth Enhancement System. Learn to love close-grip benches. The bite-the-bullet triceps mass builder. By Shawn Ray.

  • Anatomy of A Rep
    A 10 point guide for maximizing the muscle growing effects of each rep. By Chris Cormier.


  • The Big Cheese Rules Toronto
    Art Atwood lays claim to victory at his pro debut in T-Towns.


  • 2002 Mr. Olympia Preview: X Ray Vision
    Shawn 'Might Mouth' Ray gives us his picks for this year's Olympia.

  • Long on Hope
    Former National champion Don Long gets a new kidney and new lease on life.

  • Pumping Iron meets Grid Iron
    Jay Cutler and NFL quarterback Rob Johnson go head to head in the gym.

  • The Flex Interview
    Living the Dream. An exclusive Q&A with Bob Cicherillo.

  • Panic Room
    The baseball steroid issue reaches the Senate, and legal supplements get smeared in the process.

  • The Big Picture
    Marvin Ward

Performance Science

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest research on bodybuilding nutrition.

  • Water Power
    A primer on the anabolic perks of H2O.

  • Net Gains
    Expert answers to your nutrition questions from the Internet.

  • Anabolic Blasters
    Five glucose regulating supplements to increase muscle and shed fat.

  • The Wright Stuff
    Consume fruits and vegetables to keep your bodybuilding gains on track.

  • Creatine power
    Seven ways to supercharge your supplement regimen.

Pictorials / Posters

  • Kevin Levrone / Kary Odiatu
    Posters by Robert Reiff

  • Top Secrets
    Seven champs reveal their tricks of the trade for staying on top.


  • All Our Yesterdays
  • Ask Mr. Olympia
  • Big Show Report
  • Chris: The Real Spiel
  • D.J.'s Spin
  • Factoids
  • Flex ;N; Femme
  • Future Flex
  • Give Pete A Chance
  • Hard Times
  • Hocus Focus
  • IFBB World Report
  • NPC Report / Coming Events
  • Publisher's Page
  • Reader's Market
  • Reflexions
  • Street Scene
  • Talent Roundup
  • Talkback