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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...

Watch: CrossFit Games Athletes Make Fun of Gym Stereotypes

“I need more chalk for burpees!” "I could go faster but I gotta play it safe, I could make Regionals in a couple of years." So, this is pretty great. Reebok Canada has just released a sketch that's all about (gently)...

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Vs. Isopure Low Carb — Which Is the Best Whey?

Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard Whey is probably the most popular protein powder on the market, and with good reason: it's cheap, effective, and tasty. Isopure's Low Carb, on the other hand, is among the most popular whey isolates on the market,...

Is This the Heaviest Set of Jerks Ever Completed?

Don’t get us wrong, we’re all about the heaviest weights ever lifted around here. But in our opinion, not enough cred is given to the heaviest sets ever lifted. Earlier this week, for instance, Chris Bridgeford deadlifted a weight that...

Harrison Maurus PRs His Jerk With 200kg, Three Days Before Pan Ams

The 17-year-old weightlifting prodigy Harrison Maurus looks pretty dead set on breaking some records at next week’s Pan American Weightlifting Championships. Take a look at this behind the neck jerk of 200 kilograms (441 pounds) that he just hit in...

Inside the Crazy Strength Sport of Finger Wrestling

On first impressions it may look like a hyper macho show of competitive strength to win the attention of the nearby, 6-steins-of-beer-carrying waitress, but the German strength sport of finger wrestling (in German: Fingerhakeln) is not just a casual...

Goblet Squat – Exercise Guide and Benefits

Goblet squats are a great way to enhance your squat strength, movement and control, and overall performance. For many lifters, the squat is a constant journey, with many successes and setbacks and along the way. The goblet squat, often...

MusclePharm BCAA 3:1:2 Review — Why the Different Ratio?

MusclePharm is a Colorado-based supplement company that has a decent following among bodybuilders, but is probably best known for their line of “combat” supplements like Combat Whey and their Combat Crunch protein bars. (The "Combat" is because they sponsor...