body-image

How Much You Can Bench Has Absolutely Nothing to Do With Strength

Throughout my gym-going life, I’ve been dogged by questions about how much I can bench. Even in high school and college, when athletics and functional…

Is There Really Any Such Thing as ‘Good’ Posture?

Sometime in 2016, just as opioid use in the U.S. was reaching epidemic proportions and adult obesity rates were hitting 40 percent, the population was…

A Brief(s) History of the Pro-Wrestling Posedown

These days, no one poses in a wrestling ring quite like current WWE Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley, a legitimate amateur wrestler and semi-legitimate MMA “tomato…

I Ate Three Orange-Sized Balloons to Drop a Few Jean Sizes

My head is pounding rhythmically like the bass drum of the band I’d been out to see 12 hours earlier. A night spent consuming countless…