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Mat Fraser & Sam Briggs Win 2019 Dubai CrossFit® Championship, Qualify for Games

For one athlete, it was further proof of dominance, starting yet another season well ahead of the competition. For another, it was a return to form after a season dampened by injury. And ultimately, two CrossFit Games Individual Champions...
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25 Days of Gifting: Kettlebell Kitchen Giveaway

For the fifteenth day in BarBend's 25 Days of Lifting…Gifting campaign we've teamed up with one of our favorite meal delivery services. For today's giveaway, one lucky winner will be walking away with a week of a customized meal plan from Kettlebell Kitchen,...

Dumbbell Snatch Ultimate Guide

The dumbbell snatch is a total body exercise that can be beneficial for increasing total body power, strength, and metabolic endurance. Many strength and fitness athletes will find that training the dumbbell snatch (either for heavier power/strength training or...
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The Real Pros and Cons of Mass Gainers

So you need to build some serious mass. Some serious mass. This time, you’re going all out: you’re finally going to start tracking your calories, you’re getting a dedicated strength and hypertrophy program, you’ve bought your food scale, you’ve...