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Team USA Wins 12 Medals (So Far) at Pan American Weightlifting Championship

The 2017 Pan American Weightlifting Championships are currently underway in Miami, Florida, and after three days of competition, Team USA is sitting in a solid position after six Americans brought home a total of 12 medals in their respective...

NC State Lineman Kentavius Street Squats a Monster 700 Pounds

Have you ever seen a better way to get hyped up for a heavy lift than this? Kentavius Street is a senior at NC State and a strong-side defensive end for their football team, The Wolfpack. And it looks like...

Thursday and Friday 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Event Ordering Revealed

There's been a lot of speculation behind the ordering of events at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. In the last three weeks, Dave Castro has announced a total of six events for this year's Games, but without a hint...

18-Year-Old Joseph Peña Squats 854lb For a Junior World Record

"There must be something in the water," the most frequent comment that usually follows videos shared of Joseph Peña's squat. This 18-year-old Texas based powerlifter has once again proven he means business under the bar. Only this time he wasn't squatting...

Ring Dips – Exercise Guide and Benefits

Dips are an amazing exercise to build serious muscle mass, strength, and aesthetics for the chest, triceps, and anterior shoulders. Like the chin-up, pull-up, row, and press; dips are a staple of strength, power, and fitness athletes across the...

Dave Castro Shares Second 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Individual Event

Dave Castro created quite the buzz within the CrossFit community over the last 24 hours. He shared a series of photos that asked athletes and fans to guess what the next 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games individual event would be....

Amit Sapir Is the First Man to Hold the Squat Record in 4 Weight...

The Israeli bodybuilder and powerlifter Amit Sapir just squatted 762.5 pounds (345.9 kilograms) weighing 181 pounds (82 kilograms), an official UPA world record. He pulled off the lift raw and with knee wraps at this weekend’s UPA meet, “Iron Battle...

After Knee Replacement, Vlad Alhazov Becomes the First to Squat 500Kg Raw With Wraps

Five hundred kilograms. One thousand, one hundred and two pounds. It’s a rare thing to find a human being who can get under that kind of weight without crumpling like a tin can, but Ukrainian powerlifter Vlad Alhazov got under...

CrossFit Team Series Takes New Formatting for 2017

Late last week, CrossFit announced that their annual team series will be taking in a new format. In previous years, teams were composed of four, with two men and two women, but this year teams will come in the...

5 Benefits of Goblet Squats

The Goblet Squat Exercise Guide is a helpful resource to help improve squat performance, specifically: proper progressions, benefits, and exercise demos needed to properly perform the movement. While the benefits of the goblet squat were briefly discussed in the...