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Meet the Existentialist Bodybuilder

‘Powerlifting gave me the butt of my dreams. It also taught me about death.’

Photo by Jesper Aggergaard

When you lift weights enough to look like you lift weights, people have all sorts of questions.

“How much you bench?” (As much as I can.) “What gym do you go to?” (The one that’s open when I go.) “What…




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Michael A. Brodeur

Michael A. Brodeur

I write about classical music for @washingtonpost and gym stuff @To_Failure. My first book, “SWOLE” is due out Fall 2022 from Beacon Press.

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