Japan is famous for its big athletes, high-ranked sumo wrestlers who weigh a minimum 300 pounds. But Japan didn't know what to make of Hidetada "The Dragon" Yamagishi when, at 19 years old, he quit playing the acceptable national sports — baseball, judo, rugby — and started lifting weigh ... More >>
L.A. is where all the fitness trends seem to start, from Tae Bo to P90X, from stripper pole workouts to marathon partying with Lindsay Lohan. Schwarzenegger started out at Gold's Gym in Venice, and the world hasn't been the same since. But a funny thing happened to our sunny, coastal city known for ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Google may work out some sort of sublet deal with Gold's, allowing it to stay in its historic location. And the jocks beat the nerds again! Originally posted May 14 at 5:30 p.m. Last week, the former owner of Gold's Gym in Venice leaked to Muscle Week that Google would be ta ... More >>
For months, rumors have been rippling through the Venice real-estate crowd that Google might be buying up the iconic Gold's Gym on Hampton Drive, and possibly the Digital Domain building next door. And for months, we haven't been able to confirm. But Jason Stern, a local blogger who focuses on Veni ... More >>
A hallucinogen called ibogaine has helped addicts kick heroin, meth and everything in between. Is it the trip that does the trick?
postersguide.comArnold rep'd Gold's liberal ethos to the fullest.Local Gold's Gym franchise owners were between a rock and a hard place this week after news spread that the CEO of TRT Holdings, the company that owns the Gold's brand, recently donated $2 million to a conservative group opposed ... More >>
Rome, by way of Venice (Gold's Gym)