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Vlad Alhazov Deadlifts 442.5 kg (975.5 lb) After a Knee Replacement

Ukrainain powerlifter Vlad Alhazov has been flying under the radar for the past few years, and with good reason: in 2008, his knee caved inward trying to pull off an equipped squat of 590 kilograms (1300 pounds) at Westside...

Brad Schoenfeld’s 3 Evidence Based Guidelines of Hypertrophy Training

Hypertrophy in strength training is both a natural and sought out characteristic of strength training. By definition, muscular hypertrophy is the enlargement of our skeletal muscle through two components, which include our muscle's myofibrillar size, and sarcoplasmic hypertrophy (our...

Eddie Hall Breaks the Partial Deadlift World Record With 536 Kilograms

He may have said he was retiring from World’s Strongest Man, but it looks like Eddie Hall hasn’t retired from smashing world records. The British behemoth recently made a partial deadlift of 536 kilograms (1,181.7 pounds) with wrist straps,...

Suspension Starts for Nine IWF Member Federations

One-year suspensions of nine IWF member federations took effect this weekend as a result of anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs) from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. The countries are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine, none...

Onnit Total Strength + Performance Review — Caffeine-Free Pre-Workout?

Onnit is a unique fitness company. On the equipment side, they focus less on barbells and more on off-balanced workout equipment like kettlebells, maces, and clubs. Their supplements are known for eschewing artificial ingredients, the most popular of which...

Pistol Squat Progression For Beginners – 7 Exercises

Pistol squats are a very challenging bodyweight unilateral movement that most athletes could benefit from. In an earlier article we discussed the 5 benefits of the pistol squat, and decided to make an exercise progression guide to teach and...

Stefi Cohen Deadlifts 525 Pounds At 123 Pounds Bodyweight

Forget the Instagram-famous #roadto500 — powerlifter Stefi Cohen wants much, much more. Back in August, Cohen pulled 485 pounds in a meet for a new all-time World Record in her weight class. Then in September, she deadlifted a PR 501 pounds in...

Sohrab Moradi (94kg) Breaks World Record Clean & Jerk in Training

When we last heard about Iranian 94kg weightlifter and 2016 Olympic Champion Sohrab Moradi, he was breaking the World Record for the total in his weight class. Now, less than a month later, Moradi is making waves again, this...

BiPro Whey Protein Isolate Review — No Fat, No Carbs

Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, BiPro does some unusual things with whey. For instance, they sell protein-laced water and they also offer a high tryptophan whey that's intended to help you sleep. Their flagship product is a naturally-flavored whey isolate...

Harrison Maurus (77kg) Hits New PR Snatch at 155kg

It was less than a month ago when we reported 77kg American lifter Harrison Maurus hit a new PR snatch at 150kg. And since we've come to accept remarkable progress from the lifting prodigy, it shouldn't be too much...