Cover: The massive, powerful physique of Maurice Jones at 220 pounds.
- Letters to the Editor
- Editorial by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Maurice Jones: Muscles, Mountains, and the Man by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- "No-No-No"...Oh, No! by Mike Rinaldi
- Magnus Outmuscles 'Em in Mauritius: 1996 World's Strongest Man Competition by Arch M. Stevenson
- World Meet, Records Fall by Lee Gesbeck
- Life in the Loft--Part XII: The Out-Cast Squat Routine by Dr. Ken E. Leistner
- Icelandic Spirits by Steve Jeck
- Early Greek Influence on Sport: Romanization and Decline of Athletic
Festivals by Mark A. Holowchak, M. A.
- Dough Hepburn: The Fountain of Strength by Eric J. Murray
- Karwoski Attacks a Grand by Marty Gallagher
- Ab Reality by Tom Hirtz
- The Hammer: Don't Let It Throw You by Jim McGoldrick
- Building Big Biceps by David Shaw
- 22nd U.S. Heavy Events Championships by David Webster
- Mike Morris: Is He Really the Strongest Man in Football? by Bruce Wilhelm
- All-Round Birthday Bash by Lee Gesbeck
- The Importance of Lower Back Strength by Bill Starr
- Leonid Taranenko Backs Off in Atlanta by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Let's Rock the Table in Disney World by Merle Meeter
- Steve Justa: Harvard's Philosopher of Strength by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Buying a Barrel by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Horseshoe Bending by John Brookfield
- The High Protein Diet by John McCallum
- Alexander Kurlovich: The Courageous King by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Beware the Exercise Police by Bob Whelan
- Highland Games Records courtesy of Kurt Pauli
- The Training Wisdom of Mel Hennessey by Anthony Ditillo
- 35th Anniversary World's Wristwrestling Championships by Denise Wattles
- Cross-Training (Part I): Powerlifting for Olympic Lifters by J. V. Askem
- The Searcher by Peter Martin
- Goerner's Deadlift Variations by Brooks Kubik
- The Iron Mine
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