The gut biome, it tolls for thee! Plus: How Viola Davis got ripped (actually); the last video on bracing you hopefully ever have to watch, amen; and the 2022 She's A Beast Reader survey. This is Link Letter 55!
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Plus: Learning to lift is like falling in love, the ugly truth about getting shredded, and why you should not "start each deadlift in a squatting position", for the love of all that is holy. This is Link Letter 54!
A woman who smashed a firefighter test record, Kim photoshopping her traps, and the specific struggle of not looking like you lift. This is Link Letter 53!
A Try Guy Tries Strength Training, why body fat doesn't prevent your body from eating its muscles, and Man at the Crossroads. This is Link Letter 52!
Happy Birthday, She's A Beast. We have a big discount available early to subscribers, plus: strength training makes you smart, gym-ing on a road trip, (sigh) Brad Pitt's Fight Club body. This is Links 51!
Plus: a study on caffeine and periods AND strength training; a powerbuilding guide; takedowns of the new weight loss drugs. This is the big 5-0 for Link Letters!
Don't defend brands with your chest like that, plus: a map of the body's muscles; Doja Cat is going for gains; how being a "food person" can reinforce disordered behavior. This is Links 49, now on Ghost!