Cover: Caught between a rock and a hard place: Svend Karlsen gives the Husafell Stone a ride through the desert, at the 1997 World's Strongest Man contest in Primm, Nevada.
- Letters to the Editor
- The Spirit of the Thing by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Iron Filings
- The Iron Mine
- Svend Karlsen: Viking Power by Julia S. J. Chun Haugen
- Steve Angell, All-Round Champion by Roger Davis
- Coaching an Olympic Champion: Tara Nott by Lyn Jones
- Chemerkin the Lion-Hearted by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Another Hot One in Helsinki: IFSA 2001 Europe's Strongest Man Competition by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Garcia Garners Second Straight Zercher All-Round Strength Classic by Lee Gesbeck
- Arm Benders Battle at Reno Reunion III by Merle Meeter
- Base Line Strength by Steve Justa
- Dynamic Calisthenics for Health, Toughness, and Power by Fred Hutchinson
- Dinosaur by Steven Helmicki
- The Snatch: Power and Grace by Jim Schmitz
- Hand Balancing: Odds and Ends by Jeff Gothard
- Life in the Loft: Armed with the Basics by Dr. Ken E. Leistner
- Navajo Physical Culture, Traditional and Modern by Ollie Whaley, CSCS
- Stand Up for Functional Strength by J. V. Askem
- Fitness by David Trainor
- The Case for Running by John McCallum
- Everything in Its Place by Steve Brylski
- Tin Cans and Rubber Bands by John McKean
- Build Variety in Your Squat Program by Bill Starr
- Light Day Training by Casey Butt
- Giant-Builder by Don Gwinn
- Feats in Dumbbell Pressing by Josef Svub
- The Anvil: American Manhood Stone by Thom Van Vleck
- Basque Stone Lifting: Irregular Stones by Lucio Doncel
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