Flex Magazine - February 2010 Issue Preview: Blow Up Your Bench!

Here's what's what (and where) in the latest edition of Flex. For more training tips, nutritional advice and features, head on over to Flex Online.
Here's what's what (and where) in the latest edition of Flex. For more training tips, nutritional advice and features, head on over to Flex Online.

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February 2010
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The February issue of Flex features blowing up your bench. Other notable features include a wide chest workout, best power meal and much more! Check it out!

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Table Of Contents, February 2010 FLEX Magazine
Training & Nutrition
Back To The Future
As we begin a new decade, we take a look back at where we've been and try to predict where we're headed.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD, and Allan Donnelly
Blow Up Your Bench
If the bench press is absent from your workouts, you could be cheating yourself out of a bigger chest.
By Zack Zeigler and Jim Stoppani, PhD
Big Brothers
The unlikely partnership of rising stars Stan Efferding and Keith Williams.
By Greg Merritt
Energize Me!
Get the most out of your workouts with these energy-boosting supps.
By Shawn Perine and Jim Stoppani, PhD
Jay's New Wheels
An exhaustive look at a leg workout that propelled Jay Cutler back to the top.
By Greg Merritt
X's O's To Hamstrings And Glutes
Toney Freeman opens his playbook to show you how to train one of the most problematic areas - hams and glutes.
By Zack Zeigler
The H.U.G.E.TM Gym Class: Hamstrings
The top five hamstrings- training mistakes and how to correct them.
By Greg Merritt
Features
Facing Arnold
An exclusive look at Arnold Schwarzenegger, the competitor, through the eyes of those who stood against him.
By Shawn Perine
Screen Savors
The 2009 FLEX Bikini Model Search Online winners.
By Zack Zeigler
Departments
Hard Times
German giant Dennis Wolf signs on with Weider; Vickie Gates puts NFL players through the paces; Sacramento Pro flash results; new column: "Up Close and Personal" with . . . this month - Nathalia Moreira; Olympia Hocus Focus; and much, much more.
  • Show Big, p. 60
  • ReFLEXions, p. 62
  • As I See It, p. 64

  • By Shawn Perine and Jim Stoppani, PhD
    Gym Bag
  • Growth via failure.
  • Phil Heath's unique lifts.
  • Incline dumbbell versus preacher: which curl is better for your bi's?
  • Targeting the outer pecs.
  • Ronny Rockel's tip sheet.
  • The gym doctor's prescription for pushups.

  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Casein protein: keep it whole?
  • Welcome to Burgerville.
  • A stack to stave off H1N1?
  • Agave syrup versus table sugar.
  • A high-protein diet does a body good.
  • Supplement spotlight on glucosamine.
  • The hidden power of the pomegranate.

  • Factoids
    A look back at the bodybuilding world of 1997.