79-year-old Ernestine Shepherd’s tips to staying fierce at any age

While some 25-year-olds who started 2016 off strong  have already picked up a cheeseburger and fries, 79-year-old Ernestine Shepherd is proof that age is nothing but a number. She is listed as the world’s oldest competing bodybuilder in the Guinness Book of World Records, and wins most of her competitions. Shepherd didn’t start lifting weights until she was in her […]

Anthony Mackie ups his stake in Hollywood in new action film ‘Pain & Gain’

Pain & Gain, starring Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie, is an action comedy about a trio of bodybuilders who find themselves in an extortion scheme. Here, Mackie shares with fans and moviegoers how he prepared for his role and what it’s like working with Hollywood heavyweights Wahlberg, Johnson and director Michael Bay. This […]

2012 Olympics: Top Black Weightlifters and Black Women in Volleyball and Handball

The 2012 Olympics are currently underway, and though most are us are very familiar with celebrity Olympians such as Serena and Venus Williams, LeBron James, and 16- year-old Gabby Douglas, there are so many other talented black athletes that deserve a mention. Take a look at the top black weightlifters and women in volleyball and […]