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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...

6 Tips to Make Counting Your Macros Way Easier

Editors note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the authors and don’t necessarily reflect the views of BarBend. Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author. The buzz...

Chris Bridgeford Deadlifts 370kg for Five Reps at 119kg Bodyweight

Twenty-two year old powerlifter Chris Bridgeford is repping awfully close to the world record deadlift: five reps of 370 kilograms (815.7 pounds) with wrist straps. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWtbj1ilwxC He posted with the lift, New 5RM tonight @ 370 kg (815 lbs)... no f*cking around,...

Dave Castro Announces 1RM Clean & Jerk Team Event at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit...

The barbell is indeed back. The morning after letting the world know that the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games will include a one-rep max snatch individual event, Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro has returned to Instagram to announce a...

Watch This 52-Year-Old Smash the World Record for Most Push-Ups In an Hour

In the Body Club Fitness Center in Margaret River, Western Australia, construction worker Carlton Williams has hit a pretty serious PR. Well, it's an all-time WR, actually: Two thousand, six hundred and eighty-two push-ups in one hour. Oh, and he's...

Dave Castro Announces Max Snatch Event for 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games

Dave Castro has been dropping a slue of announcements for the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games, but his newest announcement may take the cake for most shocking. Late last night, Castro shared a video on his Instagram page featuring Camille Leblanc-Bazinet...

How to Grow Strongman in the United States

In 2017, strongman Eddie "The Beast" Hall stepped from the backstage shadows to a roaring capacity crowd at the Doncaster Dome in England. The event is on YouTube in amateur and professionally edited formats. There are easily over 2,000...

Dumbbell Thrusters vs Barbell Thrusters vs Kettlebell Thrusters

Thrusters are a great exercise, regardless of what you use to do them. While many of us are highly familiar with the barbell variation, two other means (dumbbells and kettlebells) are making their way into fitness competitions, functional fitness...

BREAKING: CBS Sports Set to Air 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games (And Pre-Games Coverage)

CBS Sports has just announced they'll be airing and covering the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. Coverage is set to start tomorrow Thursday, July 20th, at 8 P.M. EST, and go through the final day of the Games on Sunday,...

How to Watch the 2017 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships

The 2017 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships are set to kick off on Sunday, July 23rd and go through Thursday, July 27th. This competition will host some of the world's best weightlifters. If you want to watch the championships live,...