fitness

How a Tiny, Red Male Thong Changed Pro Bodybuilding Forever

In 1986, Rich Gaspari waltzed on stage of the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness Pro Championships and changed the sport forever. He wasn’t wearing…

Everything Your New Year’s Resolutions Will Do to Your Brain and Body: Getting Fit

Have you ever been to a gym right after the New Year? What about in the first week of February? If you have, you’ll be…

Buff Short Kings Are Taking Over the Gym

John, a 42-year-old powerlifter living in California, is the 5-foot-5 jacked guy you see strutting around the gym — and he loves it. “I don’t…

At the Gym With a Couple of ‘American Ninja Warriors’

I’m about to attempt an extremely makeshift Mount Midoriyama course at Pittsburgh Kettlebell & Performance, a small gym where elementary school teacher and two-time American…