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Watch Blaine Sumner and Kelly Branton Drink Chicken Shakes and Squat 915lbs

If you felt the earth shaking Monday, remain calm, because there's no need to be alarmed. It was just two of powerlifting's best squatters coming together for an epic bro session, which to no one's surprise, led to some seriously heavy...
Kettlebell Kitchen Review

Kettlebell Kitchen Review – Good for Paleo?

Quick, healthy, on-the-go meals have become increasingly popular in the strength athlete demographic. Kettlebell Kitchen makes an effort to provide ready-made meals for the goal oriented, health conscious individual. They're based in Brooklyn, New York, and do gym pick-ups...

Olympians and Pioneers: Celebrating American Weightlifting’s Female Greats

I am a weightlifting fan. More specifically, I am an American Weightlifting Fan. Don’t get me wrong, I love watching Lydia Valentin and cheered my heart out for her to medal at the Olympics, but there’s something different about...

Isabella von Weissenberg Squats 155kg for an Accidental 10-Rep PR

When you stray away from your daily workout plan, you're usually left with two possible outcomes. One, it could go very well and you end up surprised, and two, it goes horribly wrong and you're left kicking yourself for straying...

3 Jefferson Squat Alternatives for Every Athlete

In an earlier article we discussed the benefits of the Jefferson squat, each benefit unique to the stance, loading, and specific movement of this classic barbell lift. Many lifters may have issues with the Jefferson movement for whatever reason,...
Pull Up Assist Band Reviews

Best Pull-Up Assist Bands

Pull-up bands are actually one of my favorite pieces of equipment because they were game changers for me when I was just trying to do one unassisted rep — and when I graduated to ten unassisted reps. Bands are inexpensive,...

Adidas Leistung 16.II Review

The Adidas Leistung 16 II is the newest shoe in Adidas's lifting shoe line. They're meant to be an updated version of the previously released Adidas Leistung Rio, which was released around the time of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The...
BSN Syntha 6 Protein Review

BSN Syntha-6 Protein Powder Review – Big Ingredient List

Syntha-6 is the flagship protein from BSN, an Illinois-based supplement company that sponsors a wide variety of elite athletes, most notably UFC champion Connor McGregor. BSN (that stands for Bio-engineered Supplements & Nutrition) sells six kinds of protein powder, plus...

Julie Foucher Announces Her Plans for 2017 CrossFit® Games Regionals

CrossFit® Games athlete Julie Foucher may not be training at the level she once was, but she'll still be competing in her 2017 CrossFit Central Regional competition. The only difference will be that this year Foucher is competing on a team,...

Can Practicing Incorrect Form Actually Improve Your Lifting?

In the strength and conditioning world the saying, "there are multiple ways to skin a cat," couldn't be more true when developing an athlete's strength and technique. For this article, we're going to dive into the Method of Amplification of...