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The Muscular Elephant in the Room: Gay Men and Steroid Use

Renato Barucco | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

The title's muscular elephant is not a pun; it's purely proverbial: We don't talk about anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) abuse in gay men, but we know it's there.

Society Is Prejudiced Against Men With Muscles (or: The Sociology of Bodybuilding)

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.20.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I fear for the future of our nation's bodybuilders. The cards are stacked against them. They must suffer through one unfair disadvantage after another.

It's Baaaaack! Swimsuit Season Is Lurking Around the Corner

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.30.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Like the changing of the seasons, during perimenopause and menopause, our bodies change too (and not always for the better). It's how we deal with those changes that determines how we are perceived by others.

Yarn Study May Hold Key To 'Superhuman' Strength

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

Using just coiled fishing line and sewing thread, a team of scientists has developed a way to create super-strong artificial muscles. The fiber musc...

6 Crucial Muscles You're Ignoring

Posted 12.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cristina Goyanes for Shape.com Being able to out-bike your boyfriend feels pretty damn good -- until later when you have to ask him to open a ja...

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Muscles

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

There's not much we could do without our muscles -- swallow, breathe, move at all. Yet despite how essential muscles are to our survival, there's stil...

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

Athletes' Recovery From Injury -- Are They Set Up To Fail? Part I

Abby Sims | Posted 09.01.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

It is a story told over and over again across all sports at all levels and in every age group; many athletes return to competition too soon after injury or surgery.

Explaining Schwarzenegger -- Men, Biceps and the Politics of Getting What You Want

Rob Brooks | Posted 07.21.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

Entitled "The Ancestral Logic of Politics," a paper published last week in Psychological Science explored the link between male upper-body strength and assertion of economic self-interest. The link between what and what? Exactly.

Are Sore Muscles Good Or Bad?

Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By YouBeauty.com Editors There's good soreness and there's bad soreness. The trick is knowing the difference. That's why we spoke to an expert: Jor...

Imagine A World Where Everyone Is Buff

Posted 07.19.2012 | Arts

Have you ever fantasized that you were a tad more toned, even as a child? Those off-beat fantasies populate photographer Kurt Stallaert's "Bodybuilder...

Men Focused On Muscles Are More Sexist, Study Suggests

Posted 06.27.2012 | Women

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer 06/26/2012 09:22 AM EDT Men obsessed with building muscles are significantly more likely to objectify wom...

Is Getting Ripped Worth It?

Quora | Posted 05.05.2012 | Health and Fitness
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Andy Johns, Quora Growth PM I think the most important point to be made about "being ripped"...

The Woman Who Could Erase Pain

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 04.09.2012 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

Bonnie Prudden is one of the most fascinating and inspiring people I have ever met, and I adored her.

If You Could Turn Back the Clock, How Old Would You Want to Be?

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.04.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Some say they'd like to be young again, but only if they knew what they know now. Really? To me, this makes no sense. Why would you want to know beforehand that love and lust are not the same thing?

Muscling Your Way Into Weight Loss

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.01.2012 | Health and Fitness
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The emphasis on moving more, and the many options for doing so, often overlooks one aspect of exercise that has a significant impact on weight loss -- that is, the effect of increased muscle size on weight loss and weight maintenance.

Let's Get Physical

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Even though I was recently edged out by Hollywood hunk Bradley Cooper as People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, I am proud to say that, for a guy with an AARP card, I still have a boyish figure.

WATCH: Tiny Batman Flexes His Muscles

Posted 12.11.2011 | Comedy

Three-year-old Teddy, the same little dude who went viral earlier this year for his thoughts on spider webs and catching his first fish, is back with ...

5 Steps to Build Good Muscles

LIVESTRONG.COM | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
LIVESTRONG.COM

People want them, but most people don't know how to obtain or maintain strong muscle definition.

The Sunshine Vitamin D: For Healtheir Babies

Birgitta Lauren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Birgitta Lauren

The beginning of year 2009 through March, the National Nutrition Month, leading up to the American Diabetes Alert Day of March 24 saw many studies ca...

Do You Struggle with Your Body Image?

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

The fastest way to get the body shape you like is to like the body shape you have. The clearest way to get the body shape you love is to love the exact shape of it now.