LA meets BGC: Inside the BENCH/ flagship

And he’s got gift ideas too! Newsflash: it’s only a few days before Christmas. Have you finished all of your holiday shopping yet? Don’t worry, you’ve still got a little bit of time before the big day. And if you’re worried about having to deal with the traffic and having to think of what gifts […]

Mark Striegl tells us his secret to getting that BENCH/ Body

Mark “Mugen” Striegl is a beast. He’s one of BENCH/ Body’s newest ambassadors, and with that insane body, you wouldn’t think twice about why he got the job. I mean, just look at him go. On normal days, the MMA fighter averages four to six hours in the gym, doing cardio, conditioning with weights, sparring, […]

The A-Z of BENCH/ Body

Now you know your ABCs. What is sexy? It sounds like a pretty simple question, but really, it’s made up of many different layers. What’s sexy for me may be different for you; what gets you excited may not be the same as the person next to you. Maybe it’s washboard abs or a dominating […]

Nope, you’re not dreaming: Cole Sprouse is the newest #GlobalBenchSetter

The brooding actor is the newest #GlobalBenchSetter. Being a celebrity in today’s age has become a different ball game. More and more are getting known for the following they command rather than the talents they posses or the craft they’ve honed and express themselves with. In the social media race, being known as an artist […]


It takes a trip, psychedelic or other, to get closer to the company you keep. Sights are shared, thrills go ’round, and the drive is a breeze (someone else is manning the playlist, at least). Inspired by the warm friendships a hot summer can foster, B/BLOG assembled this season’s soundtrack on our official Spotify station, […]

B/TV: Bench/ Summer 2016 – #EverySummerHasAStory

Under the sun’s stare, anything can happen. The heat spurs us to move – to hit the road, to find shelter, to appreciate things under a brighter light. BENCH Summer 2016 proclaims the season as a setting for adventure, romance, and mystery. This year, the plot thickens with new characters like Coleen Garcia, Michelle Dee, […]