| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Seminole Ridge senior
Weight class: 101 pounds
Season highlight: Lifting 2.62 times her body weight (260 pounds) to win a silver medal at state in the 101-pound division for the second consecutive year.
Comment: Three-time conference...
| Mar 8, 2012
You don't have to look far to find weight lifting technique gone wrong at amazingly young ages.
Weights that are too heavy and bad form may do more harm than good.
Researchers at The Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's...
| Mar 20, 2012
WWE Wrestler Mark Henry burst on the scene at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he competed in weightlifting in the super-heavyweight division.
Three years later, at the Pan American Games, Henry captured a gold, silver and bronze medal....
| Mar 21, 2012
Hail to the female "coregasm". Talk about incentive to go to the gym, you could have an orgasm!
According to a new study out of Indiana University, women reported experiencing orgasms when lifting weights, doing sit-ups, biking and spinning, and climbing...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:22 PM
He might be 100-years-old, tiny and toothless today, but the one time champion body builder Manohar Aich from India, still looks like he can strike a pose.
The 4 foot 11 inch Aich was known as "Pocket Hercules" because he was a small and solid, winning...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Barred from their team's practice facility at Amway Center because of the ongoing NBA lockout, Orlando Magic players are taking it upon themselves to get ready for the upcoming season -- if there is a season.
Most Magic players will begin getting...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Twenty years ago, Linda Hamilton thrilled female audience members when her character emerged in the movie “Terminator 2,” doing amazing pull ups with a clearly defined muscular physique, never seen on a woman in a blockbuster movie before....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:08 PM
It was history in the making at the Stafford Centre on Saturday, Oct. 15.
The International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) held its pro wheelchair championship division for the first time ever.
"Right now there's only 13 IFBB pro wheelchair body...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:16 AM
SAN DIGEO - A Hillcrest man used to compete in bodybuilding in the early 1990s. On Saturday, Chris Bruce will return to the stage, competing as a female.
“If you think about it, I am the ultimate body builder,” Bruce said. “Because that...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:34 PM
I first encountered CrossFit about three years ago. Let's just say I barely made it through the warmup.
The workout program combines your weight lifting and cardio, then ups the intensity. Think about lifting as much weight as you can, as many times as...
| Jul 22, 2012
HAMPTON — Francena McCorory has spent millions of seconds on the track.
When the first-time Olympian was at Bethel High, she had to be coaxed into running her events by Bruins assistant track and field coach Cantrese Pierce.
"It's less than 60...