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Protein Cake Bites

Optimum Nutrition Protein Cake Bites Review — Tastes Like Real Cake?

In early 2017, Optimum Nutrition dropped their Protein Cake Bites, which shook the protein bar landscape. There were other "bite" oriented protein snacks on shelves, but few, if any, took the approach of trying to portray the sweet taste...
Barbara Lee Deadlift

Powerlifter Barbara Lee Breaks Into the 227kg (500 lb) Deadlift Club

The 227kg (500 lb) deadlift club is a monumental feat all throughout strength sports.For most, every plate added on to a lift marks a major career milestone, but for many, the 227kg (500 lb) club tends to be one...
Jake Boly bench press large

How to Increase Your Bench Press Without Benching

Let's say, for instance, that you can bench 250 pounds, but you've been stuck at that particular weight since the Bush administration. Your 3-plate goal seems about as likely to be realized as the proverbial pigs are to fly.How...
Shi Zhiyong 190kg power clean and jerk

Watch 69kg Weightlifter Shi Zhiyong’s Insane 190kg Power Clean and Jerk

In a nation with some of the strongest weightlifters on Earth, Shi Zhiyong is one of the brightest stars. The 24-year-old weightlifter competes in the -69kg weight class and just made a pretty darn impressive lift in training. It...
Ben Pollack Powerlifting Meet PrepBen Pollack Powerlifting Meet Prep

Short Vs. Long Powerlifting Meet Preps: How Are They Different?

My first meet as a professional powerlifter was Boss of Bosses 3, held by Dan Green and Animal Pak in Mountain View, California. It was a hugely important meet to me for personal reasons: besides being my first high-profile...
Sex Before Lifting Research

Study: Does Sex the Night Before Impact Leg Force Output?

Sexual intercourse before an athletic performance or lifting, does it have an impact?If you watch some of the older Rocky movies, then you may be thinking, "Yeah, Mickey said it does," but I'm going to go out on a...
Luke Richardson 375kg Deadlift

20 Year Old Powerlifter Luke Richardson Deadlifts 375kg (826 lbs) With Ease

"Absolute unit." That's often the main comment that follows any time one of 20-year-old British powerlifter Luke Richardson's videos gets shared on social media. Besides his young age, what tends to make Richardson's videos so impressive is how easy and...
TSOGO Meal Replacement Review

Tsogo 100% Food Replacement Review – Great Price, Great Nutrition?

“Tsogo” is a word in Setswana, a language spoken by approximately four million people and originating in southern Africa, that means “resurrection” or “new life.” And the meal replacement company has some pretty grand plans.Not only do they hope...
Watch 2018 USAW National Championships

How to Watch the 2018 USA Weightlifting National Championships

Less than a day remains until the kick off of the 2018 USA Weightlifting National Championships.This year's National Championships are taking place in Overland Park, Kansas and will begin on May 24th and run through May 27th. Fortunately, for...
Daniella Melo 227kg Squat

Daniella Melo Goes Big With Her Latest 227.5kg (501 lb) Squat PR

Less than three weeks out.The IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships are quickly approaching. This year, the Championships are taking place in Calgary, Canada and are set to kick off on June 5th and run through June 17th. Powerlifting athlete Daniella...