Muscle & Fitness

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Muscle & Fitness
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Categories Fitness
Frequency Monthly
Total circulation
(December 2011)
Founder Joe Weider
First issue  1936 (1936-month)
Company American Media, Inc.
Country  United States
Based in Woodland Hills, California
Language English
ISSN 0744-5105

Muscle & Fitness is an American fitness and bodybuilding magazine founded by Joe Weider, but now published by American Media, Inc.


Muscle & Fitness has a more mainstream fitness & bodybuilding lifestyle focus than its companion publication, Flex, which mainly covers more specialised "hardcore" and professional bodybuilding topics. It offers many exercise and nutritional tips, while at the same time advertising a variety of nutritional supplements from companies such as BSN.

Many professional bodybuilders are featured in each monthly issue of Muscle & Fitness, like Ronnie Coleman, Gustavo Badell, Darrem Charles, Sagi Kalev, and Jay Cutler.

Muscle & Fitness has also featured actors, natural bodybuilders, athletes and sports personalities such as: Arnold Schwarzenegger, 50 Cent, Evander Holyfield, Joe Weider, Dwayne Johnson, Sebastian Siegel, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Muhammad Ali, Georges st Pierre, Emilien De Falco, Lawrence Leritz, Mike O'Hearn, and the March 2006 issue featured World Wrestling Entertainment chairman Vince McMahon and his son in-law Triple H. Triple H also featured in another issue at the end of 2009 and early 2015 with his wife Stephanie McMahon. It also features a number of figure competitors such as Davana Medina, Jenny Lynn, Monica Brant. And it featured on the cover of the February 2008 issue former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar. Muscle and Fitness placed a lot of emphasis on Wrestlers and MMA fighters towards the end of 2009 and into 2010. Editions included WWE wrestler John Cena, former WWE wrestlers "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and John Morrison, and UFC fighters Todd Duffee and Nate Marquardt. In 2015, 69-year-old Vince McMahon again appeared on the cover.

There is also a companion magazine called Muscle and Fitness Hers oriented toward women.

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