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John Haack Squats 595lbs x 6 RAW and Continues a Great 2016

There’s no question about John Haack being one strong dude, especially when its comes to squats. Haack recently shared a video to his Instagram of a 270kg (595 lb) raw squat for six. A video posted by John Haack...

2-Time Olympic Weightlifting Medalist Szymon Kołecki Starts MMA Career

According to two Polish news sources, Szymon Kolecki — the 2000 Olympic silver medalist and 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the 94kg category — has announced he's beginning an MMA career starting in 2017. Kolecki, 35, is also a 5-time...

8 Things You Should Do the Week Before a Powerlifting Meet

Peaking, cutting, sodium manipulation, carb loading, electrolyte replenishment — and we haven't even mentioned the mental game. The week before a powerlifting meet contains a ton of variables and can be enormously stressful on the lifter, especially if his or her preparation...

3 Total-Body Dumbbell Workouts Every Strength Athlete Should Do

We all know the importance of unilateral training, switching up modalities (barbells, kettlebells, dumbbells, bodyweight, etc), and how athletes can improve baseline fitness and general physical preparedness by integrating some varied training into their regiments. Dumbbell total-body sessions are...

Watch Kara Webb Snatch 220 Pounds!

The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Invitational featured a max snatch event, but it looks like Team Australia competitor and multi-time CrossFit Games athlete Kara Webb had her best lifting in the warm-up area. Before taking the stage in Toronto, Webb snatched 220...

Push/Pull Workouts: Everything You Need To Know (Plus a Free Training Program)

Push/pull styled workouts don’t receive nearly enough attention on the internet. When you compare them to your standard upper/lower splits and body part specific training programs, there's almost nothing.  These workouts are great for multiple reasons - this article will dissect...

Antonio Urso Announces Candidacy for IWF Presidency

This past weekend at the Junior European Championships in Eilat, Israel, Italy’s Antonio Urso declared his candidacy for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)’s presidency in elections to be held in May of next year. Urso, the current president of...

IronMind Strong Enough Lifting Straps Review

Strength sport enthusiasts may have heard of IronMind before. IronMind Enterprises was founded in 1988 by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., who’s also the editor-in-chief and publisher of MILO Journal. In addition to producing content, the company also manufacturers several categories of strength...

How To Watch The 2016 USA Weightlifting American Open Championship

The 2016 USA Weightlifting American Open Championships are about to be underway in Orlando, Florida. Official dates for the competition are from December 8th-11th, which means there's only four days to watch the stacked and large list of competitors. To watch...

More Protein: How Strength Athletes Can Save Time, Money, & Hassle on Nutrition

It’s a love hate relationship that anyone living the “Iron Life” is intimately familiar with. It evolves into an increasingly expensive, time consuming necessity that some never get the hang of while others seem to suffer though. It is...