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Inner Armour BCAA Peak Leucine Loaded Review — Is More Really Better?

Inner Armour is a Connecticut-based brand that targets their supplements toward athletes, particularly football players and bodybuilders. They've got a significant amount of mass gainers, fat burners, nitro peakers, and other supplements but we decided to order their branch...

ON Whey Protein vs Dymatize-ISO 100 – Difference in Blends?

Optimum Nutrition and Dymatize are pretty well-known in the supplement game and they both have a good reputation with third party testing sites. Consumers trust them, so we decided to take a look at their most popular whey protein...

Om Yun-chol (56kg, North Korea) Attempts World Record Clean & Jerk at Summer Universiade

The 2017 Summer Universiade is in full swing, and that means some of the world's top young weightlifters — including a packed American squad — are competing this week in Taipei, Taiwan. The event is a multi-sport competition for...

Female Strength Standards: What Numbers Make an Elite Strongwoman?

When you spend the vast majority of your life training, writing about training, introducing others to training, and taking pretty pictures of said people training, it can be easy to forget that the entire world isn’t super into this...

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAA Review — Does Rhodiola Help?

Optimum Nutrition is a large sports nutrition company that's best known for their whey protein powder, Gold Standard Whey. But they sell a huge variety of workout products and while we recently tried out their Amino Energy pre-workout, we...

Dana Linn Bailey Is Switching to Powerlifting

Some pretty big news has surfaced in the space between powerlifting and bodybuilding: Dana Linn Bailey is switching to powerlifting. As the winner of the 2011 NPC Junior Nationals Physique contest, the first physique contest in the International Federation of...

Damien Pezzuti Crushes a 700 lb Beltless Back Squat

Damien Pezzuti has been absolutely crushing weight in his training over the last few months. One of his recent videos has caught a lot of attention within the powerlifting community. It features a beltless and sleeveless 700 lb squat. The...

Kinesiology Taping for Posture

Strength athletes generally understand that kinesiology tape serves its main purpose in the gym and for recovery, but where else can kinesiology tape help? What about at the office and throughout your day? In comes taping for posture. As...

CrossFit Games Athlete Jen Smith Shows You Can’t Trust All Before/After Photos

If you spent three or more seconds reading fitness content, you’ve seen a before-and-after picture of someone’s incredible body transformation (hat's off to them!). And there’s also a pretty good chance that at some point you’ve seen an “incredible”...

American Weightlifters Prep for Summer Universiade in Taipei

On Saturday, August 19th, the 29th Summer Universiade begins in Taipei, Taiwan. This event lasts 13 days, involves over 120 countries, and includes 22 sports. The event is put on by the International University Sport Federation every two years,...