weightlifting

The Dystopian Future of Extremely Expensive Fitness Equipment

I’ve covered a couple of Arnold Classics over the past decade, and in each successive year, one fitness equipment brand name looms ever larger: Rogue…

What to Look For in a Gym Buddy

Trying to find the perfect workout partner — one who keeps you motivated, even when you can barely bench 100 pounds — can feel a…

Should I Apply Deodorant Before Hitting the Gym?

Applying deodorant before sweating yourself stinky at the gym sounds like a pointless endeavor, especially since, unless you’re a Medieval peasant, you’re going to shower…

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…