| Apr 9, 2009
Armand Tanny, a pioneering figure in bodybuilding who won national titles in 1949 and 1950 and was a popular figure on Muscle Beach in Santa Monica during its heyday in the 1940s, has died. He was 90.
Tanny, the younger brother of gym pioneer Vic Tanny,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:41 AM
A UK woman's obsession with bodybuilding and frequent steroid use has made her grow a penis and facial hair, Huffington Post UK reports.
Female bodybuilder Candice Armstrong, 28, says that her use of the steroid Trenbolone has made her "grow facial hair...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If a guy uses a tank top only as an undershirt, chances are he’s not going to fret. But wear a tank top on its own and it becomes not just underwear, but — wait for it — a “muscle shirt.”
Don’t try calling it an...
| Jul 11, 2013
El Centro resident Gabe Rivera was set to make his competitive bodybuilding debut in early June at the GNC 2013 NPC Western All Forces Bodybuilding Championships in San Diego in the novice men’s physique division.
At the last minute, with the...
| Apr 21, 2013
After discovering that a promising new drug caused multiple types of cancer in lab animals, the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline stopped developing the compound.
But the failed experimental drug, called GW501516, is making a comeback in another...
| Apr 18, 2013
South Florida action star Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, plays a bodybuilding criminal in the motion picture, "Pain and Gain." The meathead fest, featuring a trio of steroid-using personal trainers in Miami during the 1990s, is a truthy tragicomedy that'...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:02 AM
In America you're either a "doer" or a "don't-er." So says the hostile motivational speaker played by Ken Jeong, one of several supporting sleazebags tipping around the edges of director Michael Bay's "Pain & Gain."
What the self-help guru is selling,...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:09 PM
To prepare for what organizers are calling the first canine bodybuilding show, plenty of dog owners are conditioning their four-legged friends for the new 'sport.'
The show is Scheduled for June 2 at the Madison County Fairgrounds.
| May 28, 2012
| 2:17 PM
VENICE BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- People in Venice Beach are capping off Memorial Day weekend with a bodybuilding competition.
The Muscle Beach International Classic and Armed Forces Championship was held at Muscle Beach on Monday.
"This is one of the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Adrian Pietrariu spends most of his time pushing other people to work out hard, make sacrifices at the dinner table and see the reward for their labors.
Last weekend, the La Cañada Flintridge businessman and resident reaped the rewards of his own effort,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The Chinese buffet looms large in certain circles. Bodybuilders blog about how to load up on protein, with articles like “A guide to getting huge on the cheap.” For obesity researchers, the Chinese buffet is the mecca of behavior analysis,...