Follow Robert Oberst, one of America’s leading professional strongmen, holder of the American record in the Log Lift, and eater extraordinaire. In an average day, Obie consumes 15,000–20,000 calories to power himself through hours of punishing training. From the gym to the kitchen, Obie shows us the kind of fuel he needs in order to stay at the top of his sport.
The Downey Christian School varsity basketball team bursts from the locker room in single file, led by a boy 14 inches shorter than the next smallest player, four years younger than the next youngest. His jersey straps are twisted and bound with plastic ties to prevent them from slipping down his bony 4-foot-5 frame. At road games, the boy, point guard Julian Newman, is asked, “Are you on the team?” You’re god damn right he’s on the team.
Like his idol Greg Plitt, Logan Franklin is ex-army with a physique honed during five years military service. Still only 23, Logan started attracting the attention of the fitness world immediately after leaving the US Army in the summer of 2014. His first photoshoot with Luis Rafael spread his image far and wide. At the Olympia Expo in September, Logan was in demand by dozens of fitness photographers, and was a huge hit with the public. With his first competition coming up this Autumn, surely this is the next superstar of the fitness world.
“I used to ride my bike in the city like an asshole, this is the result. No need to say that we’re in Chile. No bicycle lanes, laws, nothing. She was crossing in the middle of the street, behind a bus, I didn’t see her. The most painful thing was to lose my great front light, smashed by a car.” – Rick Esc
The father of fitness YouTuber Matty Fusaro is the ultimate example of it never being too take to get into shape. Hard work pays off!
Ever got stuck on the subway and thought it might have been quicker to walk? One Londoner has proved that travelling on foot could be the answer to commuter hell. James Heptonstall filmed his 380m sprint from Mansion House to Cannon Street station while his friend Noel Carroll took the Circle Line subway for the same journey. He made it back on to the train with seconds to spare and was applauded by his fellow passengers.
Crashing into a suddenly open car door is one of the biggest dangers to cyclists; every vehicle you pass is a potential IED that could pop off at any moment, with the potential to send you fatally tumbling into oncoming traffic. One Manhattan cyclist with a helmet camera recently captured a visceral look at what it’s like to get doored, as well as the aftermath. Who do you thing is at fault? Leave your thoughts in our comment section now!
What if every soldier could run a four-minute mile? That’s the goal behind 4MM, or 4 Minute Mile, a student project to create a wearable jetpack that enhances speed and agility. Working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and a faculty mentor, Jason Kerestes is the mastermind behind 4MM. He built a prototype of the jetpack and is now testing and refining his design to be as effective as possible.