muscle-building

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…

If Your Dick Isn’t a Muscle, How Come You Can Flex It?

First of all, it’s important to know that, contrary to popular belief, your so-called love muscle doesn’t contain any muscles (and definitely no bones) — that’s why…

The Last-Minute Guide to Looking Swole(ish)

This one’s for the procrastinators out there. The ones who knew this spring-break vacation was coming up, who knew months ago that winter flab needed…

The Fake Strongmen of Instagram

Fitness model Brad “The Manimal” Castleberry has assembled an army of admirers and hate-followers on Instagram who watch him perform an impossible number of repetitions…