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FOF #2513 - Pumping Iron & Silicone - 08.04.17

FOF #2513 – Pumping Iron & Silicone

One of the most memorable people we’ve had the pleasure of interviewing on the show is bodybuilder Chris Tina Bruce, who, after transitioning, went from competing in men’s bodybuilding to women’s bodybuilding.

Today, Chris Tina Bruce joins us int home studio to talk about bodybuilding, her appearance on the National Geographic TV show Taboo and the most overlooked/overrated muscle building trends.

FOF #2508 - The Wildest Moments in Bodybuilding - 07.25.17

FOF #2508 – The Wildest Moments in Bodybuilding

People have an unabashed love for those burly jocks who chase balls or ripped comic book superheroes who fight crime but many folks don’t quite know what to make of those athletes whose goal is to be that biggest baddest muther f*ckers on the stage: bodybuilders.

Today we look at the impact of muscle building on culture, from circus strongmen, to gay erotica and all the way up to modern day superhero blockbuster films.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast, Sports 3 months ago 0
FOF #2303 - Wrestling, Bodybuilding and Fashion - 03.09.16

FOF #2303 – Wrestling, Bodybuilding and Fashion

As much as Americans love televised professional wrestling, many dismiss the sport by saying it’s “not real” and that the fights are less painful than they look. But nothing is quite as torturous as some of the wrestler’s fashion choices.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins us to talk about fashion and televised wrestling. Cody, whose dad was a championship wrestler and bodybuilder, now writes about fashion in wrestling.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 3
FOF #1688 - It Wasn't So Obvious At First - 11.05.12

FOF #1688 – It Wasn’t So Obvious At First

Like looking for your lost keys, getting in shape isn’t always so obvious, but at least you know your body is always at the last place you saw it.

Today’s show is all about those essential things we’ve learned over the years about working out that weren’t so obvious at first.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast, Self Improvement 5 years ago 4
FOF #1640 - Let's Get Flexible - 08.21.12

FOF #1640 – Let’s Get Flexible

One of the most misunderstood ideas in fitness is stretching. When is a good time to stretch? Should you stretch before, during or after exercise?

Joining us is fitness expert Craig Ramsey, who for over a decade has been helping people transform their lives with his holistic fitness approach, earning him the title of World’s Nicest Trainer.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 6
Donna Summer with Arnold Schwarzenegger at her home in Los Angeles in 1977

Donna Summer with Arnold Schwarzenegger at her home in Los Angeles in 1977

Isn’t this a cute photo? Two icons of gay culture, one of muscle and the other one of music. Where would male strippers be without these two? One popularized muscle building techniques, and the other […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Images, Music 6 years ago 2
FOF #1581 - Little Guy, Big Gym - 05.09.12

FOF #1581 – Little Guy, Big Gym

Gyms can be a little intimidating to someone who’s never stepped inside one before. With all sorts of bodies and weights going a million different directions all at once, you may feel a bit like frogger trying to cross the road without getting run over or eaten by crocodiles.

The very funny Jeffrey Jay to talk about the awkwardness people face when joining a gym, ways to overcome obstacles, and how to get off the couch to be in the best shape of your life.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast, Self Improvement 6 years ago 12
FOF #1567 - Common Mistakes You May Be Making at the Gym - 04.19.12

FOF #1567 – Common Mistakes You May Be Making at the Gym

It’s not like our bodies come with instruction manuals on how to work out to look our best and feel fabulous. And if they did, you’d probably woudn’t read it anyway.

Today we take a look at some common mistakes we’ve made at the gym and how we fixed them so you can learn from our experience.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast 6 years ago 3
FOF #1551 - Ch Ch Ch Changes - 03.27.12

FOF #1551 – Ch Ch Ch Changes

Change doesn’t come easy, like those awful 1980s movies fashion montages would have you think, it comes by focusing on what works, drawing our attention to it and acknowledging people’s discomfort when things do change.

Posted in: Podcast, Self Improvement 6 years ago 4
FOF #1438 - Eye of the Tigress - 09.13.11

FOF #1438 – Eye of the Tigress

There’s no hiding in the closet when you are a six foot, one inch, 230 pound trans bodybuilder, so why not just bust out and be all you can be!

Today we’re talking to trans body builder Chris Tina Bruce who just started a gym and now after almost 20 years she’s competing again in bodybuilding, but this time in the women’s category.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Health & Wellness, Interviews, Podcast 6 years ago 5