Bodybuilding Is Cashing in on All the Women Doing Squats at the Gym

One of the biggest amateur competitions in the world will feature a "wellness division" that focuses on the lower body.


Inside the Lucrative World of Female Muscle Worship

Male "schmoes" provide a livelihood for the muscular women they worship who are now too big to compete in most bodybuilding championships.


Meet the Trans Body Builder Training for Male Fitness Competitions

Aryan Pasha always knew he was a boy, but it took some people a little longer to acknowledge it. Now, the bodybuilder plans to open a gym franchise.


How Artist Kennedy Yanko Went from Bodybuilding to Metalworking

She's one of the coolest young artists conquering New York. Here's why you need to know her name.


Juiced Up: Swole Ep. 3

Over the better part of this century, bodybuilders have increased the natural performance of their bodies by using artificial substances.


The Last of the Iron Sisters: Swole Ep. 2

In episode 2 of Swole, we follow pro-bodybuilder Helle Trevino as she prepares for this competition and talk to 8-time Ms. Olympia Lenda Murray and the founders of Wings of Strength about how they're pushing to keep the sport alive.


This Tiny Woman is One of the World's Strongest Humans

Technically, she's 137 percent stronger than The Mountain.


‘Bigorexia’ Is Plaguing the Bodybuilding Community

There's a thin line between fitness and obsession.


Bodybuilders Sell Supplements, and Themselves, Through Social Media

No longer bound by traditional distribution channels, the bodybuilders and physique athletes on display at this year’s Arnold Classic Fitness Expo were a testament to the power of YouTube and Instagram.


How to Get Ripped on a Vegan Diet

There are principles at stake that are higher than your choice of eating meat or not.


Google Users Can’t Stop Searching for the Ketogenic Diet

Recently released Google search data suggests we’re about to start hearing a lot more about ketogenic diets, but do they actually work?


Melanotan II Gives Us What We Always Wanted: Dark Tans and Powerful Erections

For years, an injectable substance called Melanotan II has offered users the tantalizing promise of sun-free tans and improved sexual stamina. Is it worth the risk?