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November 2003

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 Jay Cutler, Ronnie Coleman, and Gunter Schlierkamp.

November 2003 - Table of Contents
Volume 21, Number 9


  • Three Men and a Sandow
    It seemed like a good idea. Assemble the three front runners for this years Olympia crown - Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler and Gunter Schlierkamp - for a workout of sorts, light the fuse and observe. What ensued was wild, wacky and exclusively FLEX.


  • The Big 10
    An inside look at the unique training tactics of all 10 Mr. Olympia champions.

  • Shoulder Shockers
    Solving delt problems.

  • Leaving Smallville
    Lee Priest explains the training routine that took him to Superman status.

  • Master Thighs
    A four exercise quad shocker from the 2003 Masters Olympia champion.

  • The H.U.G.E. Program
    From Hardgainer to Hugegainer. A review of the past 12 installments of H.U.G.E.


  • Delivering the Goods
    State of the art supplement breakthroughs

  • Carb Your Enthusiasm
    How to tweak carb intake to add muscle or shed bodyfat.

  • Radical Mass
    Boosting gluthathione to yield more lean muscle mass.

  • Advanced Nutrition
    The latest high tech advances.

  • Net Gains
    Expert answers to your nutrition questions.

  • What's Cooking?
    Chris Cook's muscle building menu.


  • Win a trip!
    To the 2004 Flex Lingerie Photo Shoot!

  • The Flex 20th Anniversary Contest
    Announcing the FLEX reader who's won a free trip to the Olympia.

  • The 20 Biggest Changes of the Past 20 Years
    Reviewing two decades of bodybuilding progress.

  • Jan Tana: A Grand Event
    Deep pockets at the Masters O / Jan Tana Classic

  • Remembering Gregory Hines
    Bodybuilding loses a friend and a fan.


  • Jay Cutler, Ronnie Coleman and Gunter Schlierkamp
    Poster, photography by Chris Lund.

  • Flex on Top
    Photography by Rich Baker.


  • It's Reigning Men
    Richard Jones works his magic to snag the overall title at the men's 2003 NPC USA Championships.

  • A Priestly Pilgrimage
    Bonnie Priest wins the big prize at the women's 2003 NPC USA Championships.

  • The Greatest Dane
    In her pro debut, Helle Nielson wins the 2003 Jan Tana Pro Classic.

  • Groulx and Unusual
    Claude Groulx dominates at the 2003 Master's Olympia.


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