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September 2004

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 Arnold Schwarzenegger.

September 2004 - Table of Contents
Volume 22, Number 7


  • Arnold Confidential
    Anatomy of a superstar - and we are not just talking bodyparts. Here is the naked truth behind Arnold Schwarzenegger's enormous success. Find out what makes him tick, what made him the world's best bodybuilder and how you can learn from his experience.


  • Lunar Mission
    Blast off with Mustafa Mohammad for delts that are out of this world. By Shawn Perine.

  • The H.U.G.E. System
    Keep the Change. Get out of your rut and recharge your training. By Greg Merritt

  • Nothing Lucky About These Horseshoes
    Nailing a three pronged attack on tris. By Darrem Charles.

  • Gym Bag
    Packed with insider tips and breaking research. Compiled by Greg Merritt and Jim Stoppan, PhD.

  • Ask Mr. O
    By Ronnie Coleman

  • Ask Dorian Yates
    By Dorian Yates

  • Lee's Way
    By Lee Haney


  • Eating For Mass
    Build quality mass without adding fat. By Chris Aceto.

  • Fruits of Your Labor
    Make fruit work for you, not against you. By Steve Stiefel and Jim Stoppani, PhD.

  • Eat, Drink and Be Massive
    Gunter sizing your meals to grow like a pro. Interview by Greg Merritt.

  • If It's Broke, Fix it!
    Garrett Downing's nutrition plan for overcoming injury.

  • Advanced Nutrition
    Includes the advantages of egg yolks, the benefits of vitamin enhanced water, the lowdown on whey and the skinny on pasta.

  • Net Gains
    Expert opinions on buying protein foods, controlling insulin and boosting creatine and glutamine naturally.


  • Revolution
    The Mr. Olympia contest is reformatted. By Peter McGough

  • Blind Ambition
    Training without sight has not hindered Greg Rando's bodybuilding vision. By Greg Merritt

  • Making It Big
    How full time Air Force Staff Sgt. Dave Henry packed on 26 pounds of muscle in 15 months. By Julian Schmidt.

  • Losing It
    Johnnie Jackson's hard road to the 2004 Olympia. By Greg Merritt.


  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Photography by Caruso and Art Zeller


  • Toronto Times Ten
    FLEX takes you behind the scenes at the 2004 Toronto Pro Invitational.

  • Hungarian Backlash
    Controversy at the 2004 Hungarian Pro Invitational.


  • Arnold's Page
  • Joe's Page
  • Talkback
  • Hard Times
  • Reflexions
  • The Show Big Report
  • IFBB Report
  • NPC Report / Talent Roundup
  • Events
  • Readers Market
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