Flex Magazine - October 2009 Issue Preview: 'The Blade Vs. The Gift'!

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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October 2009
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Flex October 2009 Flex Magazine: October 2009.

The October issue of Flex showcases a 2009 Olympia Showdown: "The Blade Vs. The Gift". Other notable features include 6 power-packed protein foods and much more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the October issue of Flex Magazine: The Blade Vs. The Gift!

Table Of Contents, October 2009 FLEX Magazine
Training & Nutrition
Train Like A Legend
Schwarzenegger. Haney. Yates. Coleman. The four most prolific Mr. Olympia winners show you how they built their championship physiques, bodypart by bodypart.
By Shawn Perine
The Blade Vs. The Gift
It's high drama when Mr. Olympia Dexter Jackson and title contender Phil Heath battle over back and biceps.
By Greg Merritt
The Dragon And The Dragon Slayer
Flex Lewis and Rich Gaspari go medieval in an iron duel for the ages.
By Greg Merritt
Double Trouble
Nicole Wilkins-Lee makes her mark on the professional figure and fitness ranks.
By Allan Donnelly
Not Your Father's Protein
Tired of chicken and tuna? How about chowing down on elk jerky?
By Shawn Perine
The H.U.G.E.TM Gym Class: Chest
The top five pec-training mistakes and how to correct them.
By Greg Merritt
Features & Departments
The Real Olympia Preview
Chris Cormier's 2009 Mr. Olympia preview and predictions.
By Chris Cormier
The Flex Interview: Jay Cutler
We sit down with the two-time Mr. Olympia as he attempts to make bodybuilding history.
By Allan Donnelly
10 Can't-Miss Events: Olympia Weekend 2009
We've got a list of all the things to see and do to enjoy the full experience of the greatest event in bodybuilding. You're welcome.
By Dave Lee
Hard Times
Duel at the Olympia: Johnnie Jackson vs. Ben White for Strongest Bodybuilder; announcing the first month's FLEX Bikini Model Search Online winners; anatomy of a Sandow; and so much more.
  • ReFLEXions, p. 90
  • Bobservations, p. 92
  • As I See It, p. 96

  • Gym Bag
    Toeing the line for calf workouts; the wisdom of Bruce Lee; making the most of dips; lower abs in the crosshairs; Evan Centopani's workout tips.
    Advanced Nutrition
    Garlic for gains; queuing up at Quiznos for a Fast Fix; a stack to send your NO levels soaring; chili challenge; fight fat with vinegar?; spotlight on protein powders; is there a place for energy drinks on the workout menu?
    Mr. O's Page
    Dexter Jackson anticipates the 2009 Mr. O.
    Toney's Take
    Toney Freeman shares the view from the X zone.
    Arnold's Page
    Schwarzenegger can't stomach distended bellies onstage.
    Rewind to 1994.