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Flex Magazine - April 2009 Issue Preview: Ronnie's Reign - Should He Come Back?

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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April 2009
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Flex April 2009 Flex Magazine: March 2009.

The April issue of Flex showcases Ronnie's Reign and a possible return. Other notable features include the 10 hardest hitters in UFC, the do-it-all supplement and more! Check it out!

Click here to read an excerpt from the April issue of Flex Magazine: Ronnie's Reign!

Table Of Contents, April 2009 FLEX Magazine
Training & Nutrition
Splitting Fibers
A guide to switching up your training to keep the gains coming.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
Splitting Fibers: Nutrition
Want to gain muscle? Or lose fat? Either way, we've got you covered with a nutrition plan to complement our 10-week training program.
By Jim Stoppani, PhD
Back On Track
Watch two-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler build one of the world's best backs in his pursuit of Sandow number three.
By Greg Merritt
Principles Of Getting Ripped
Twenty nutritional tips for a leaner you.
By Chris Aceto
Notes From The Menace
IFBB pro Dennis James journals his shoulder workout as he preps for the 2009 Arnold Classic.
By Dennis James
Keeping Up With Carbing Up
The pros and cons of cycling carbs.
By Jordana Brown
Moe 'Em Down
Onstage, Moe El Moussawi's incredible guns are a sight to behold. Here are the workouts that keep them loaded.
By Julian Schmidt
Bodybuilding's Best Drug
This do-it-all supplement boosts size and strength more than just about anything else we can think of. And best of all, it's legal.
By Jordana Brown
The H.U.G.E. Rules, Part 11: Shoulders
The best hardgainer strategy for muscling up your delts and traps.
By Greg Merritt
Features & Departments
Ronnie's Reign
A look back at perhaps the greatest bodybuilder of all time. Plus: Ronnie on the record; and five reasons why Ronnie should and shouldn't come back.
By Greg Merritt
The Real Deal On Ronnie Coleman
Chris Cormier breaks down the Coleman physique.
By Chris Cormier
The 10 Heaviest Hitters In The UFC
FLEX pulls no punches in ranking the hardest hitters in the UFC.
By Larry Pepe
Bank On Banks
The A to Z on top amateur Lee Banks.
By Greg Merritt
Miami Heat Pictorial
Whether she's on the beat or on the stage, Lenay Hernandez is one arresting beauty.
By Terry Goodlad
Hard Times
Cutler goes for 7s; Kenny Kassel, rest in peace; what's new in the 202; Dexter Jackson, travel photographer; and so much more.
Show Big, p. 86
ReFLEXions, p. 88
Bobservations, p. 90
Gym Bag
Your maximum muscle-training frequency; pros and cons of squats; rows on trial; tending to your teardrops; tech tools for your workout; and more.
Advanced Nutrition
Vitamin validation; FLEX's Fast Fix: Sonic; Chris Aceto on contest prep; Stack Attack: BCAAs + tyrosine; Oreos for postworkout; ornithine for an energy boost; and the gift of GABA.
Joe Weider's Bodybuilding Hall of Fame 2009 inductee: Juliette Bergmann.
Mr. O's Page
The world according to Dexter Jackson.
Jay's Way
Cutler gives thanks.
Arnold's Page
Schwarzenegger talks back.