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Planet Muscle Magazine has been around for three years now. My goal for the magazine is to survive, and to actually prosper without selling my soul, or to let a goal of profit overtake a quest for the understanding of truth.

Planet Muscle will endeavor to disseminate the truth; reliable, accurate training and supplement information, as well as quality editorial, without pulling punches. My own opinion is that our magazine news stand market is saturated and that all the magazines have too much of a specific agenda and unyielding approach.

Contrast FLEX, an enormously popular, information-jammed periodical which stresses professional bodybuilding contest results and training, with MUSCLE MEDIA, which has no professional bodybuilders or results, stressing supplements and unusual training approaches. Both are as different as night and day yet most trainees can only afford to buy one of the 5-6 bodybuilding magazines on the market!

M&F has moved gradually to a very wide, colorful array of recreational sports, physique training and other wide topics, still including bodybuilding, but the accent is on presentation of the physique, not so much the method. ANMD presents both a research (like Drs. Kraemer & Fleck) and personal anecdotal approach (as with Mike Mentzer) to training and nutrition. I like their diversity, as I do in Iron Man. Finally, MMI, has a down home, friendly and rumored coverage, perhaps, the most detailed as to the inside workings of bodybuilding.

I will publish Planet Muscle six times in 2002. Will I be selective in articles and advertisers, and will I direct my readers towards various training programs, equipment and supplements? Yes, you bet I will, just as I shall suggest you away from baloney. Planet Muscle will appear on the the newsstands for the first time all around the country in Spring 2002. Our cover price and subscription prices will be much less than any other similar magazine. Click here for rates and to subscribe.

I won't compete with the big boys, having somewhat of a different forum, but I will be unique, interesting, historical, entertaining, jocular, cutting edge and up-to-date, with useful, practical and honest information. I hope you like my approach and will support me! After all, it's your planet and your muscle!

Planet Muscle.com gives you everything you would want in a bodybuilding website, just like the TV show, just like the magazine. We are devoted to giving you the best bodybuilding information out there!

Learn more about Planetmuscle.com by clicking here or go to: http://www.planetmuscle.com.

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Guns Of Steel With Dumbbells!
Dumbbells are suited to arm training. They are all you need to build Iron Arms. Here are the best dumbbell arm exercises!
Section: Training :: Aug 26, 2014

The 18-Minute Home Dumbbell Workout!
In less than 20 minutes, you can use dumbbells to build strength and size after just 6 weeks!
Section: Training :: Aug 24, 2014

If You Want Huge, Shredded Thighs... Train Like A Dragonslayer!
Other than Jay Cutler and Shawn Ray, who both are at the upper echelon of leg development, clarion-clear cuts, separation, definition and shape, what is going on with the quad and ham development of so many pro bodybuilders these days? Learn how to train legs like Mr. Universe!
Section: Training :: Jan 22, 2004

Got Protein?
I’m sure you have all heard the statement, Success in bodybuilding is 40% training and 60% nutrition, or some such proportion? In fact, ask any top bodybuilder, fitness, or figure competitors, they’ll argue that nutrition is what makes the most difference between success and failure.
Section: Supplements :: Jan 19, 2004

Titus Titanic Pecs!
I often write about a bodybuilder's best body part training and often they do nothing special at all, being genetically gifted. But, my favorite training articles are about bodybuilders who overcame real weaknesses. This is the case with Craig Titus's chest.
Section: Training :: Jan 14, 2004

Blast Your Chest: The Labrada Way!
Find out how the most symmetric pro bodybuilder ever built his huge chest! Learn how to get a chest like a pro!
Section: Training :: Dec 23, 2003

Vinpocetine: Viagra For The Brain!
Vinpocetine has been called Viagra for the brain. Vinpocetine is a relatively unknown ingredient that not only is notable for improving symptoms of some cerebral disorders but also is a thermogenic extraordinaire. Learn more!
Section: Supplements :: Dec 22, 2003

Serious Supplement Muscle Science!
In this issue we discuss many of the latest supplement and nutrition studies, and what they mean to you.
Section: Supplements :: Nov 21, 2003

Build A Beautiful Butt!
Sarah Orbanic is a beautiful fitness model. While you might not be able to replicate Sarah's lower body-look exactly, I am here to tell you, if you do the right things you can get awfully darn close.
Section: Training :: Nov 17, 2003

Eat Big To Be Big
Find out how to finally start gaining weight and adding lean muscle. Learn how by eating big, you can get big. Check out this awesome nutrition and supplement plan!
Section: Nutrition :: Oct 31, 2003

From Milk To Muscles: The Whey Story!
Several weeks ago I was asked to explore the ins and outs of whey protein. Overlooking the media hype, this is what I found. The truth. No outrageous claims to gain 25 lbs in 6 weeks, just the best proteins!
Section: Supplements :: Aug 14, 2003

Increase Your Muscle Mass!
The most important muscle for producing eye-popping mass is not really a muscle at all; instead, it's the major tenet of your central nervous system (CNS) muscle building processes, the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). Learn how it can help you!
Section: Training :: Jul 10, 2003

Increase Fat Oxidization With PeptiLean.
Pepti-Lean is the world's first genuine fat-burning protein. And why is that? Because it comprises a unique mixture of protein fragments (peptides) that synergizes the oxidation of existing body fat just as it helps you avoid putting on more. Learn why!
Section: Supplements :: Jun 10, 2003

Super Protein: Making Sense Of The Mess! Part 2
The Testosterone Gurus dig into protein products and tell you what seperates the myths from the truth...
Section: Nutrition :: Jun 02, 2003

Has Baloney Become Good Protein?
If you think the world of training has some fatty frankfurters, consider what has been written lately about protein. It seems baloney has become our engineered egg white!
Section: Supplements :: May 31, 2003

Understanding Glycerine!
Glycerine has been considered a revolution in our industry, previously being seen as a non-nutrient additive. Find out why your bar needs glycerine!
Section: Nutrition :: May 28, 2003

5 Ways To Get Lean With Protein!
There's no grand secret to success in bodybuilding. However, far too many hard-training individuals short-circuit themselves with inconsistent and improper protein intake. As I see it, there are 5 fundamental, critical steps to ensure muscle gains via optimum nutrition.
Section: Nutrition :: May 27, 2003

Bio-Phase Nitrogen Intake: Increase Muscle Now!
All types of whey can be quickly absorbed through the lumen of the gut and intestine under specific metabolic dynamics, peculiar to the inherent bioactive peptide functions. Find out what you need to know to get the highest quality protein!
Section: Supplements :: May 23, 2003

Get Ripped WITHOUT Steroids!
Believe it or not, science has suggested ways that you can (safely) get much more of a hard, ripped, physique much faster than you would previously have thought possible, without steroids. Learn how!
Section: Training :: May 21, 2003

Super Protein: Making Sense Of The Mess!
Today, while there are more quality protein products than ever, we have all become guilty of selling smoke and mirrors and just lately, say in the last five years, this has gotten out of hand. All of the trade magazines are partially responsible.
Section: Nutrition :: May 20, 2003

Cell Fusion: The New Science Of Liposomes & Polar Lipids.
Cellular fusion is the top priority when delivering active materials into the body for a specific cellular response. Find out the new science about liposomes and polar lipids. Learn why!
Section: Supplements :: May 15, 2003

All About Estrogen!
Testosterone's little sister (estrogen) is more important than most scientists have thought in the intense search of ultimate muscularity, good health and energy, all in our wonderful complex system of hormone interconnections. Learn why!
Section: Supplements :: May 14, 2003

Don't Let Your Shoulders Be The Weakest Link!
If you invest the time to tune up your muscle machine, using these fundamental exercises and devices, especially the unequalled ShoulderHorn, you will have the confidence to go all out in your training. Do all this and we GUARANTEE (AKA, money-back) you will be blown away by the results.
Section: Training :: May 10, 2003

Carbohydrates Are Not The Devil!
Carbohydrates are of primary importance to bodybuilders and other athletes seeking to maximize lean muscle mass. Find out what you should know!
Section: Nutrition :: May 07, 2003

Acute Compartment Pain: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome!
If you are experiencing any numbness, tingling, and inability to make a fist or are frequently dropping things, then the time to have it looked at is now. Nerve compression is an extremely unforgiving condition. And CTS ranks up there with the best of them.
Section: Training :: May 06, 2003

The Strongest Man In History!
The subject of the strongest man in history is controversial, but, with the zillions of people in this world, logic suggests that the strongest man in the world is among us right now, but we know nothing about him...
Section: Contests :: May 05, 2003

The Truth About Carbohydrates.
What I mean by this is that low sugar bars are ONLY appropriate for short-term low carbohydrate diets, while BELIEVE IT OR NOT, bars with 15-30 grams of sugar are actually BETTER for putting on size and strength for ALL bodybuilders. That's the undeniable truth!
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 30, 2003

The Body Shop W/ Kim Hartt.
Learn how all of these unusual methods of restoration and revival for your body and mind are so important to your training regimen and are often overlooked which will lead to over training and burnout.
Section: Training :: Apr 28, 2003

Home Training With Karen Jo!
It just so happens that my second article happens to involve a garage and a true garage barbarian, bodybuilder Jeff Williamson, the Hoosier who made Natural PRO, after just three years of hard-core garage labor. Learn how to become a pro without the gym!
Section: Training :: Apr 25, 2003

Eat The Right Proteins To Grow!
After years of intensive research and experimentation, I've finally figured out what the secret is: There's a muscle-building equation that you've got to satisfy in order to get bigger, and most protein supplements are addressing only half of it. Learn why!
Section: Supplements :: Apr 21, 2003

Raise Your Bench 50-Pounds!
Learn why so many people cannot finish the last 3-5 inches of the bench press and how to increase your bench by 50 POUNDS!
Section: Training :: Apr 18, 2003

The Secrets To Humongous Deltoids!
Try this simple, 2-part, direct deltoid BLAST approach. Soon enough your deltoids will be bigger, stronger and thicker. You know why? Of course you do, because PLANET MUSCLE gives good deltoid.
Section: Training :: Apr 11, 2003

Lean Abs In Just 59 Days!
By including these exercises you'll get your best abs and go beyond the 6-Pack. I'll also guarantee you that they work a lot better than lifting 350-lb. Atlas Stones.
Section: Training :: Apr 10, 2003

The REAL Way To Lean Muscle Fast!
The knowledge and understanding of all subjects is always subject to change. It's no different with the knowledge of the human body and the muscular system, how muscle grows and responds to varying degrees of progressively increasing resistance.
Section: Training :: Mar 31, 2003

Sexual Life-force And Aging!
Find out how your body changes as you get older and why your sex life changes too. Also, learn how to change it!
Section: Training :: Mar 27, 2003

The MMT-ST Supplement Timing Theory!
Learn how to change the most commonly overlooked factor that can make the difference between good and great: The timing of taking the right supplements!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 26, 2003

Amino Acid Power!
One area of supplementation that everyone agrees on though, to build more muscle, is protein, dietary nitrogen and amino acids. Learn the importance of amino acids!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 25, 2003

Getting Buff With Karen
Women should NOT be afraid of progressive bodybuilding training. In the following article are some easy rules to follow once you get started.
Section: Training :: Mar 22, 2003

Do You Need Human Growth Hormone?
There is no doubt adequate growth hormone is critical for normal maturation and growth, but how does diminishing growth hormone effect vitality as we age? Find out if you need HGH!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 20, 2003

Maximum Muscle!
No one knows exactly how pumping iron triggers biochemical changes that lead to bigger muscles. I've been training for more than 16 years, I'm 6 1 and a lean 224 lbs, here is what I think works!
Section: Training :: Mar 06, 2003

Gain 10 lbs In 120 Days!
Using this program, we fully expect you to add up to 10 pounds of muscle in just 120 days! Try it now!
Section: Training :: Feb 24, 2003

The Glycemic Conundrum!
This revolutionary new food and supplement paradigm is helping bodybuilders, athletes and even couch potatoes learn how to get lean and healthy.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 17, 2003

Getting Huge Guns: Secrets Of Bicep Development!
If you want big, vascular and complete biceps, within your genetic structural framework, then face it, you have to be willing to put in years of pain and punishment training. Learn the secrets to geting huge biceps...
Section: Training :: Feb 16, 2003

Steroids: Muscle Miracle Or Dangerous Myth?
Bodybuilders can take a 7 week dose and increase their gains by more than 20%. Most people don't know the side effects and how it can KILL YOU! Learn about the most common steroids and their effect on the body!
Section: Supplements :: Feb 05, 2003

The 10 Commandments To Big Muscles!
With sincere apologies to all who take their religion seriously (as do I), if you follow these Ten Commandments, your body will be well on its way to heavenly muscle.
Section: Training :: Jan 16, 2003

Sleep, Rest And 24-Hour Nitrogen Retention!
Well, to help each of us find our own meaning of life (besides Monday night football), we use names and labels. We have names and labels for everything in bodybuilding.
Section: Training :: Dec 23, 2002

Real Workouts For Real Working Men And Women
Well, to help each of us find our own meaning of life (besides Monday night football), we use names and labels. We have names and labels for everything in bodybuilding.
Section: Training :: Nov 08, 2002

The Protein Bible
The issue of protein intake has been a source of much controversy among medical doctors, registered dieticians, nutritionists, scientific researchers and, of course, all kinds of athletes. Learn everything you need to know about protein in the protein bible!
Section: Nutrition :: Oct 24, 2002

Future Fats That Build Muscle Today!
Believe it or not, eating more of the right kind of fats will enable bodybuilders to LOSE extra body fat. But, the best new news is that fats can facilitate help you build muscle faster and, of course, enhance performance.
Section: Nutrition :: Sep 19, 2002

The Big T
The connection between the testes and vigor has been known since the first written medical texts.
Section: Supplements :: Sep 17, 2002

An Amazing 4-Day Workout For Lean Mass!
By Jeff Everson - I'm going brazen today, baby! As I see it, in the glorious land of iron-pumping, there are two facts of real note today - One, the BEST thing that has ever happened to return some balance to complete training, all types of lifting and bodybuilding is now PLANET MUSCLE...
Section: Training :: Sep 16, 2002


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