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Lu Xiaojun Tries Olympic Diving

Watch Chinese Weightlifter Lu Xiaojun Try Olympic Diving

Honestly, we're disappointed in ourselves that we missed this amazing Olympic weightlifting and diving video shared on the Olympic Channel about a month ago. Granted, we're more than excited now that we found out.When it comes to weightlifting legends,...
CrossFit HQ Announces Disqualification of CrossFit Riviera

CrossFit HQ Announces Disqualification of Fifth Place Meridian Team

Last week, CrossFit HQ announced that the fifth place team in the CrossFit Meridian Regional could face disqualification due to a violation of team eligibility. This news broke on Instagram when CrossFit Riviera shared that Justin Bergh from CrossFit...
Ray Williams 398.5kg deadlift

Ray Williams Sets Deadlift Record and Wins 2018 IPF World Championships

The best raw male powerlifter in the IPF is once again the best raw male powerlifter in the IPF — Ray “Ray Ray” Williams has won the 2018 World Championships.If we had to pick one lift Williams is known...
Daniella Melo Sets New Squat World Record

Powerlifter Daniella Melo Sets 4 Powerlifting World Records, Wins Championship At 19 Years Old

Over the weekend, we saw the final athletes take the platform at the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, and there was no shortness of excitement.On Saturday, the -84kg female athletes concluded their performances, and one athlete that truly...
Canadian weightlifter Bob Santavy

Canadian Weightlifter and Olympian Bob Santavy Passes Away At Age 70

In sad news coming out of Canada this week, Canadian Weightlifting legend Robert “Bob” Santavy has passed away; he was 70 years old.Between 1967 and 1978, he qualified and lifted in two Commonwealth Games, two Pan-Am Games, and two...
RXBAR Protein Bar Review.

RXBAR Review — Is Simple Better?

Since their beginning in 2013, RXBAR has grown in popularity across multiple demographics with their NO BS approach to protein bars. Two best friends founded RXBAR to develop a solution to combat the often heavily processed protein bar alternatives...
A powerlifter named Bonica Brown

Powerlifter Bonica Brown Sets Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift, and Total World Records to Secure...

Fans of powerlifting know it's Bonica Brown's world, and we're all just living in it. At the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, the multi-time 84+ kg World Champion furthered her domination of the category with four World Records....
Nike Free TR V8 Review.

Nike Free TR V8 Review — Good for Heavy Lifting?

The Nike Free TR V8, or TR8 as it's commonly known, is a hybrid focused training shoe that resembles a Nike Free x Metcon, but performs like a Nike Free shoe. In fact, without taking a closer look at...
Jen Thompson Hits World Record Bench Press

Jen Thompson (63kg) Benches 142.5kg for New World Record, Wins 10th Championship

Yesterday, we got to see the conclusion of this year's women's -63kg weight class at the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships.Over the last two months, the anticipation for this weight class's showdown had grown to epic proportions. One...
Hassan el Belghiti deadlift

Powerlifter Hassan El Belghiti’s 4.5x Bodyweight Deadlift Is a New World Record

The men's -66kg class has wrapped up at the International Powerlifting Federation’s World Championships, and it was one for the ages. The lift that really gained steam on social media was this mighty deadlift from French athlete Hassan El...