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MET-Rx Creatine 4200 — What’s In These Pills?

MET-Rx (pronounced "met-rex") is a sports nutrition company based in Boca Raton in Florida, and compared to other supplement companies they seem to focus a little more on football than bodybuilding. Their product line emphasizes protein more than anything else...

Weighted Pull-Ups Alternatives

In this article, four alternatives to the weighted pull-up will be discussed, each with video demonstrations. In an earlier article we discussed the benefits and purpose of the weighted pull-up, which are recapped in the below sections. Weighted Pull-Up Exercise...

How Can Desk Jockeys Compete Against Career Strongmen?

I work in a cubicle. To be fair, it’s a decent-sized cubicle with a window that looks out onto a forested area, but as I sit here trying to prepare for my upcoming strongman competitions, I can’t help but think...

Win A Pair of Reebok CrossFit® Nano 8 Flexweave Shoes!

It's that time of year again: New resolutions, new workouts, and new gains, which means it's ALSO prime time for a new pair of training shoes. That's why we're teaming up with Reebok to give away TWO pairs of...

How America’s Olympic Freestyle Ski Team Gets So Strong

The 2018 Winter Olympics are kicking off in South Korea on February 9th and each and every event provides jaw-dropping feats of athleticism. Winter Olympians train all year, every year with some of the most rigorous, cutting-edge programming on...

Katrin Davidsdottir on the Next Five Years of CrossFit and How Long She’ll Compete

A couple weeks ago, we had the opportunity to sit down with a couple of CrossFit's top athletes at a Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 launch event. Our goal was to score sit down time with each athlete and ask...

Ben Pollack’s 4 Steps to the Perfect Powerlifting Warm-Up

Warming up is so hot right now, and that’s great, because it’s extraordinarily important to a good training plan. Warming up improves performance, reduces risk of injury, and it only takes a few minutes. But man, you might not know...

Brent Fikowski Discusses His Goals, CrossFit’s Future, and the Toughest Part of Being Fit

A couple weeks ago, we had the chance to sit down and interview Brent Fikowski at a Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 Launch event. In our conversation, we talked bigger CrossFit related topics, along with a few lighthearted things, like...

Daniella Melo Squats 205kg (Only 1.5kg Under Her World Record) for Five Reps

Junior powerlifter Daniella Melo continues to show off an insane amount of strength under the bar. Still in her teenage years, Melo has continually pushed the IPF classic squat world record further and further. She holds the current -84kg...

Lasha Talakhadze Talks to IWF About Being Named Georgia’s ‘Athlete of the Year’

Two days ago, the IWF released a press release highlighting that Georgia named +105kg weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze 'Athlete of the Year,' along with his quotes on the topic. This award came for good reason, as Talakhadze had an historic year...