THE OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL ENTRIES
01/ The Future Cult Hero Das Gym, Vienna
Classic bodybuilding photos adorn the walls, lifting platforms fill the floors – and you’ll even find pull-up bars in the showers.
02/ The Lifetime Achievement Award Muscle Beach, California
The lifting mecca, made famous by Arnie, offers day passes for $10. Make gains while the sun shines, then cool off in the Pacific waters.
03/ The Best for Bragging Rights The Dogpound, New York
Only three years old, this exclusive gym already has a cult following – helped, in no small way, by the patronage of actor Hugh Jackman.