The Adidas Powerlift 4 is the latest Adidas shoe to debut in the popular “Powerlift” shoe line. This weightlifting shoe tends to have a pretty consistent reputation across all lifting circles, and that’s
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Much like Rome, a beautiful deadlift is not built overnight. A great deadlift is composed and built with multiple training elements that all work hand-in-hand with one another to manifest an efficient and
Let’s cut to the chase. Barbells are not cheap and buying one is a multi-year investment. They’re the gym/home gym owner’s equivalent of buying a car. Think about it. Barbells depreciate the moment
College comes and goes incredibly fast, which means it should be treated as a sacred time for many things. Outside of the budding friendships and career connections being made, college is also a
It has been an eventful two years filled with ups and down for powerlifting legend Kimberly Walford, although, judging from her last Instagram post hopefully her latest “up” trend continues. Yesterday, Walford shared
The CrossFit Games just announced a really cool addition to the 2019 CrossFit Open Leaderboard on their Instagram page. This year, athletes will have the ability to customize and add hashtags to their
The Z Press is a shoulder press variation that can benefit every type of strength athlete and lifter. This shoulder press variation was first popularized in the sport of strongman, and it is
Attention all weightlifting athletes, and weightlifting/strength coaches: the USA Weightlifting 2019 Coaching Symposium is heading to warm and sunny Miami, Florida. This year, the Coaching Symposium will be held August 8th-11th at the Embassy Suites
Out of every piece of equipment you can find in a gym, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more versatile tool than the barbell. Barbell are great tools for any fitness level and