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NOBULL vs. Nike Metcon 3 vs. Reebok CrossFit Nano 7

With the rise of functional fitness training came the growth and formulation of cross training shoes. These shoes are designed to support a variety of activities strength athletes may encounter in a functional fitness workout including strength, power, and...

Universal Nutrition BCAA Stack Review — Does Aspartame Matter?

Universal Nutrition is a stalwart in the world of bodybuilding. It's been around for forty years and they put out dozens of different products, including nine different kinds of amino acid supplements. We previously tried out their Juiced Aminos, which...

Hafthor Bjornsson Says He’s Aiming for the Deadlift World Record In 2018

Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson has had an eventful year to say the least. From a second place finish at the Arnold Classic to a first place at Europe's Strongest Man, then to a close second at the World's Strongest...

New Deadlift World Record: -57kg Joy Nnamani Deadlifts 200kg Without a Belt

At the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships that are taking place in Potchefstroom, South Africa, British athlete Joy Nnamani has become the lightest IPF athlete to deadlift 200 kilograms (441 pounds). She competed as a -57kg athlete and has set a...

Mojtaba Maleki Joins the 500kg Raw (With Wraps) Squat Club

Iranian strongman and powerlifter Mojtaba Maleki just passed a huge powerlifting milestone. Maleki recently squatted 500kg raw with wraps at a Global Powerlifting Committee (GPC) meet. This makes him the second powerlifter to ever complete this feat behind Vlad...

Ken Patera Was the First American to Clean & Jerk 500 lbs

When you think Ken Patera, what comes to mind? For most, it's probably a career spent in professional wrestling, but Patera built his strong athletic background through lifting and other sports. For example, did you know Patera competed in...

Renegade Row Alternatives

In an earlier article we discussed the renegade row and all that it has to offer. Increased core stability, strength, back isolation, and scapular mobilization were just a few. In this article we will discuss six highly functional and...

Garden of Life Perfect Food Vs. MacroLife Macro Greens — Which Has More Nutrition?

There's a lot to like about these two green superfood drinks: they're both inexpensive and they both have a nice, descriptive nutrition label — something that can be hard to find in this industry. Macro Life naturals sell quite a...

Here’s What One of the World’s Strongest Vegans Eats for Breakfast

During his recent trip to Canada, during which he had an epic lift-off with Cal Strength's Spencer Moorman, Irish weightlifter and YouTube personality Clarence Kennedy recorded a full day of eating with his pal Omar Isuf. There are a couple...

Rethinking Overhead: How to Fix a Stalled Split Jerk

Over the years I’ve found that athletes either love the split jerk or they hate it. There is no middle ground. Regardless of which side you fall on it’s a necessity in weightlifting and for most, always a work...