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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,...

4 Science Based Protein Rules for Strength Athletes

Protein in the strength world is like money in the real world. It's like a form of currency that helps you get from point A to point B. Meaning, it can help you go from sore to "not as...

Push Press – Exercise Guide, Muscles Worked, & Benefits

The barbell push press is a common athletic performance, weightlifting, and strengthening movement seen in most training facilities (however, it can be done with a wide array of equipment). The push press is a movement rather than a singular...

Dmitry Klokov Shows What Happens When Your Feet Are Too Narrow

What happens when your feet are too close together in the receiving position of a clean? Well, let Dmitry Klokov show you. In a recent training seminar that took place on CrossFit Cimarron (that’s in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay),...

International Powerlifting Federation Releases Stern Warning About Supplements

In a new statement published on British Powerlifting’s website, the International Powerlifting Federation is stating in no uncertain terms: it’s your fault if the supplements you’re taking have banned substances. The take-home message of the three-page long statement is that some...