Flex Magazine - October 2006 Issue Preview! What Is In This Issue?

Here's what's what (and where) in the latest edition of Flex, on newsstands September 12. 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, on newsstands September 12. For more training tips, nutritional advice and features, head on over to Flex Online.


October 2006

Flex October 2006 Flex Magazine: October 2006.

The October issue of Flex is available September 12. This issue showcases advanced nutrition, mass blast workouts, super supplements, and much more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the October Issue of Flex Magazine: NFL's Shannon Sharpe & Bodybuilding!

Table Of Contents, October 2006 FLEX Magazine
Training Nutrition/Contests Features
Gym Bag
Packed with insider tips and breaking research.
Compiled by Greg Merritt & Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
79 Growth Gaffes
Having trouble going from hardgainer to huge? You may be making one - or more - of these 10 mistakes.
by Chris Aceto
120 On The Edge Of History
With the challengers lined up and ready to knock him off his throne, Ronnie Coleman has anything but an easy road leading to Olympia history in September.
Interview by George De Pirro
132
Blaster Class
Seven top IFBB pros offer up their years of experience and answer your training questions.
Compiled by Julian Schmidt
94 Supermen Return
The super-heavyweight class returns to form as Omar Deckard wins the overall title and, along with heavyweight winner Mike Ergas, earns IFBB pro status at the 2006 NPC USA Championships.
by Team FLEX
176 "V" For Victory?
Expectations have followed Victor Martinez ever since he stepped onto an IFBB stage. What will happen when he lives up to all that potential? Here's his 2006 Olympia game plan.
by Allan Donnelly
158
Menacing Arms
A day after a "disappointing" third at the New York Pro and four months removed from throat surgery, Dennis James was back at it, continuing his quest to bulk up for the Olympia.
by Michael Berg
106 Critical Condition
Mark Dugdale shares his five-step diet that helped him on his way to top-10 finishes in his first four pro contests.
by Allan Donnelly
216 Born With A Barbell In my Hands
In this exclusive excerpt from Joe and Ben Weider's new biography, Brothers of Iron, The Master Blaster recounts how he first fell in love with bodybuilding.
Excerpt from "Brothers of Iron"
193
Wide World Of Warren
Branch Warren does everything with one goal in mind — being the best. This month, the Texas native shows how he works his shoulders with that same determination.
by Allan Donnelly
150 G-Force
Glutamine is one super supplement. Not only does it help repair muscles after intense workouts, it has been found to be effective at burning fat and pumping up metabolism.
by Len Davis & Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
234 Wheeling & Dealing
Ken "Flex" Wheeler may have retired from the stage without winning an Olympia title, but as president of the event's title sponsor this year, he is far from done in his attempt to make Olympia - and bodybuilding - history.
Interview by Shawn Perine
208
The H.U.G.E.™ System: Cured Hams
Are your hamstrings lagging because leg curls are the only exercise you do for them? Here are five remedies to help bring the backs of your legs up to par with your quads.
by Greg Merritt
202 Lockett Up
Just 15 months into his bodybuilding training, 23-year-old heavyweight Michael Lockett is already on to bigger things after his overall victory at the 2006 Team Universe.
by George De Pirro
262 Looking Sharpe
Pro bodybuilder Rashid "Roc" Shabazz teams up with NFL great Shannon Sharpe to get the football player into sharp shape.
by Greg Merritt
224
Wild West Workout
The OK Corral has nothing on World Gym Phoenix when Troy Alves comes in for a chest and biceps showdown.
by Greg Merritt
248 Advanced Nutrition
Supplementing your diet, trans-fat troubles, high "test" and beans for your physique.
by Team FLEX
277 There's Something About Mary
This year's Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Figure champion, Mary Elizabeth Lado, shows her softer side.
Profile & Photography by Terry Goodlad
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