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Pavlo Nakonechnyy Deadlifts 355.5kg for a New Junior World Record

Pavlo Nakonechnyy, a Ukrainain powerlifter born in 1997, has just broken the junior world record for the raw deadlift. It's one of many awe-inspiring performances we've seen come out of the IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships that are currently underway...

The Nordic Ham Curl: Pros, Cons, and Benefits

Some exercises go through phases in the fitness industry. First, they’re thought of as useless and not functional, then they’re considered as incredible cure-alls, and finally they settle somewhere in the middle. It happened to kettlebell swings, it happened...

Larry Wheels Crushes a 585 Bench Press for a Near Triple

In the last year, Larry "Wheels" Williams has made some crazy strength progress and has arguably become one of the better known powerlifters in the sport. After a minor setback in April when Williams fell at the CETC US...

GNC Pro Performance Whey Review — Do Generic Brands Measure Up?

If you live in the United States, you almost certainly know the brand GNC. The supplement store giant has over six thousand stores in America and locations in about fifty other countries. There’s a good chance you already buy your...

What Are Supersets: Benefits and How to Use Them

Supersets have been around in the lifting world for what seems like forever. I would argue that one of the biggest modern day proponents of this style training is Arnold Schwarzenegger (his superset arm days are still widely popular). Factor...

Clean and Jerk vs Clean and Press: Differences, Benefits, and Technique

Across many sports, the clean and jerk/press movement can be seen done with dumbbells, kettlebells, logs, and various other objects. For the sake of this movement we will refer to both movements in a general sense, not specifically the...

Inov-8 FastLift Weightlifting Shoe Review

Inov-8 is a shoe company that creates and designs multiple types of shoes for a variety of fitness activities. Within their weightlifting shoe line they have a few standout shoes under the "FastLift" model. Their shoes catered towards lifting...

Is Eddie Hall Playing a Role In the New Transformers Movie?

Eddie Hall may be playing a minor role in the new Transformers movie: The Last Knight. There still hasn't been confirmation of an acting role on Eddie Hall's end, but an Instagram post shared by Trent Sevens suggests he's in...

SFH Pure Whey Protein Review — Why Grass-Fed Might Matter

SFH — it stands for Stronger, Faster, Healthier — is a supplement company that was founded by pharmacologist Dr. Jeff Leighton. Their website swears that the brand is "rooted in science, not hype," which might be why they have...

Dumbbell Bench Press – Muscles Worked, Benefits, and Technique

The dumbbell bench press is a movement that falls within the horizontal pressing domain, which also includes: barbell bench press, push ups, and angular variations (decline, incline, etc). In an earlier article I went throughout the differences between the...