Flex Magazine - October 2008 Issue Preview: Lee Labrada Exclusive!

The October issue showcases an exclusive interview with Lee Labrada and how he reaped great benefits from his training. Other notable features include 7 best workouts of all time, fat burning supplements, and more! Check it out!
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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October 2008
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Flex October 2008 Flex Magazine: October 2008.

The October issue showcases an exclusive interview with Lee Labrada and how he reaped great benefits from his training. Other notable features include 7 best workouts of all time, fat burning supplements, and more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the October issue of Flex Magazine: Exclusive Interview With Lee Labrada!

Table Of Contents, October 2008 FLEX Magazine
Training & Nutrition
Best Of The Best
After scouring the FLEX archives, we've compiled the seven best workouts we've ever published.
By Shawn Perine
Land Of The Giant
If you're looking for giant gains, the formidably named giant set, along with its cousin the triset should be part of your routine.
By Shawn Perine
50% Off Fat-Burn Plan
Get ripped and lean with this stunningly effective carb-cutting diet strategy.
By Chris Aceto
Gaffes For Growth
Two-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler does everything wrong when training chest and biceps - and still gets incredible results. Learn more about his so-called mistakes.
By Julian Schmidt
The H.U.G.E.TM Rules, Part 5: Hams
The best hardgainer strategy for building ham-sized hamstrings.
By Greg Merritt
Supplement Stacking 101
Lessons for a bigger, better student body.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
The Delt Dozen
Twelve observations made at a Craig Richardson shoulder workout that can help you get wider and thicker up top.
By Greg Merritt
The Girls Are Back In Town
Have you missed women's training in FLEX? Here's your fix: Pauline Nordin stars in an ode to the hard-training female athlete.
By Chris Hobrecker
Absolute-Lee Original
In a world where conformity reaps rewards, Lee Labrada did it his way, and has ended up all the richer for it.
By Shawn Perine
ZMA Essentials
Say good morning to strength gains, muscle growth, fat loss and a boost to your health and well-being - the benefits of a supplement once popular as a sleep aid.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
The Girls Are Back In Town
Have you missed women's training in FLEX? Here's your fix: Pauline Nordin stars in an ode to the hard-training female athlete.
By Chris Hobrecker
Absolute-Lee Original
In a world where conformity reaps rewards, Lee Labrada did it his way, and has ended up all the richer for it.
By Shawn Perine
Features & Departments
The Flex Interview: Toney Freeman
IFBB pro Toney Freeman opens up to FLEX about his winding past and straightforward future.
Interview By Shawn Perine
Dates With Destiny
Don't miss the exciting 2008 Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas this September 25-28. Here are all the details you need to make your last-minute travel plans.
By George De Pirro
The Big Picture
The Silvio Samuel file.
Compiled by George De Pirro
Blazing-Hot Chilean
South American pro figure competitor Paola Almerico has the fiery passion it takes to make a name for herself in the sport.
Profile and Photography by Terry Goodlad
Currying Favor
Brandon Curry and Curtis Bryant earn pro cards at this year's NPC USA Championships.
By Team FLEX
Tops In Texas
Silvio Samuel wins the relaunched Houston Pro over Craig Richardson and Leo Ingram.
By Allan Donnelly
Hard Times
USA "Who's Up" and "4 to Watch," Bikini Model Search month four winner, and more.
Calendar, p. 60
ReFLEXions, p. 62
Bobservations, p. 64
Gym Bag Training
Building teardrops from squats; strapping in for muscle growth; gym tech to watch over you.
Gym Bag Nutrition
A stack to save your joints; cycling creatine; FLEX's Fast Fix: Pizza Hut; gum to chew the fat.
Advanced Nutrition
Give your NO a boost; facts about carbs; the power of pea protein; the meaning of lean.
Arnold's Page
Schwarzenegger on forearms.
Lee's Way
Haney has a workout for a hopeful hoop star.
Ask Dorian
Lost your pump? Yates knows how to find it.
Mr. O's Page
Cutler is in precontest mode.