If you’re a bodybuilder, or a bodybuilding fan, there’s no better place to see and be seen than Venice Beach, California. Home to Gold’s Gym Venice — known as the Mecca of bodybuilding –- it’s a regular potpourri of the bodybuilding and fitness industry. Now, flexonline.com is proud to introduce our new man in the trenches, Max Muscle Venice owner Dave Bourlet. Dave will be brining you the latest action from the bodybuilding hot spot.

“It’s central for all the pro bodybuilders and athletes but also actors and wrestlers,” Bourlet says. “You never know who’s going to pop in on any given day. Everybody stops by the Max Muscle store on the way from Gold’s to the Firehouse Café, or wherever. I call it the Venice Bermuda Triangle, kind of, between the three places. I’m always really excited to go to work on any particular day and see who’s going to pop in. It’s a great place.”

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