Category: Gym Equipment

A photographer friend of mine told me about Lenda Murray and when I met her at a contest I was impressed and invited her to Los Angeles for a photoshoot for the Weider magazines. I think I began to realize…

You can’t have striations without a proper diet, but don’t think for a moment that training is less important. Both are needed to make sure that your muscles are not obscured by layers of fat and that individual muscles are…

Frank Zane began competing in 1961 and continued for more than 20 years, most of the time highly successful, so toward the end of his competitive career he was one of the most experienced bodybuilders out there. It’s been pointed…

Is Phil Heath’s back-training philosophy all about going as heavy as possible with high-intensity and high volume? No. In fact, his top priority is back health. “My overall approach to back training is knowing that a bigger muscle is a…

Kamal Elgargni hasn’t been in the 212 bodybuilding scene for too long, but he’s already managed to make quite an impact on the division. At his 212 pro debut at the 2018 Arnold Classic, he managed to topple a roster…

The final phase of a major overhaul of the fitness industry’s most prestigious event has been completed. For the first time in 15 years, all the excitement of Olympia Weekend will be held inside the host hotel, thanks to the…

Brazil is known for many things — its beautiful beaches, Carnaval, the Christ the Redeemer statue, and pão de queijo (Brazilian cheese bread). Come this December, the South American country will celebrate one more thing: the impressive delegation that will…

“The best” is a remarkably fluid concept. Debates rage in all corners of art and popular culture. What constitutes the best movie in a given year? Or TV show, or song? So when someone tells you they’re going to give…

The 2020 Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend, widely regarded as the Super Bowl of the fitness industry, will feature the returns of Phil Heath, Flex Lewis, Iris Kyle, Oksana Grishina, and Adela Garcia, along with the last-ever competition of Dexter Jackson, and…

Just about everyone is excited to see Phil Heath make his bodybuilding return at this year’s Mr. Olympia, but unlike many of his fellow competitors, we won’t get to see much of the 7-time champion’s preparation for the contest. Heath…