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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…

The Fake Strongmen of Instagram Have Only Gotten Bigger

When I first wrote “The Fake Strongmen of Instagram,” my aim was pretty simple: As a weightlifter myself, I wanted to inform people about the…

Is Viagra Actually Going to Help Me Get a Better Pump?

The year was 2008, and according to the New York Daily News, the bodybuilder’s secret for getting two different kinds of swole using the same…

How the Deadlift Reclaimed Its Rightful Spot at the Gym

The barbell on the ground in front of me is loaded with every bumper plate I own (585 pounds in all). It’s a rare day…