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Happy Retirement: Watch the 4 Best Performances of Weightlifter Hsu Shu-Ching

At a press conference on June 5th one of Taiwan’s most celebrated weightlifters, Hsu Shu-Ching, officially announced her retirement at age 27. The -53kg Olympic gold medalist cited accumulated knee and elbow injuries saying,I am still recovering from serious injuries...

Why Omega-3s Are Extra Helpful for Strength Athletes

Multivitamins and meal replacements will often be delighted to tell you that they provide all of your essential vitamins and minerals, but will conveniently leave off one nutrient that’s essential for optimal health: Omega-3 fatty acids.There’s no official recommended...
Sarah Robles Olympics

USA Weightlifting Releases New Selection Procedures for Tokyo Olympics

USA Weightlifting has some news: their procedures for selecting the weightlifters who will compete in Tokyo have been approved by the United States Olympic Committee.They published their new procedures on TeamUSA.org, and when we asked what has changed since...
Ray Williams 398.5kg deadlift

Ray Williams Sets Deadlift Record and Wins 2018 IPF World Championships

The best raw male powerlifter in the IPF is once again the best raw male powerlifter in the IPF — Ray “Ray Ray” Williams has won the 2018 World Championships.If we had to pick one lift Williams is known...
Daniella Melo Sets New Squat World Record

Powerlifter Daniella Melo Sets 4 Powerlifting World Records, Wins Championship At 19 Years Old

Over the weekend, we saw the final athletes take the platform at the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, and there was no shortness of excitement.On Saturday, the -84kg female athletes concluded their performances, and one athlete that truly...
Athlete Thor Bjornsson

The 5 Best 2018 World’s Strongest Man Moments (Official Footage!)

Fans hungry for official footage of this year’s World’s Strongest Man competition need wait no longer, because we’ve got some exclusive footage directly from our sources at WSM.After its conclusion in May, we posted a roundup of the top...
Luke Richardson Sets New Junior World Record With 370kg Deadlift.

Luke Richardson Lives Up to the Hype, Sets 370kg Junior Deadlift World Record

Yesterday, we saw the final athletes take the stage for the junior powerlifters at the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships.British powerlifter Luke Richardson could best be described as young titan on the platform. Yesterday afternoon, Richardson went head-to-head...
Ray Williams 2018 IPF Worlds SBD Feature.

Ray Williams Sinks Two 1,000+ lb Squats In His Thrilling IPF Worlds Feature

"Ultimately, your best lifter will come when you turn that human sign off because honestly, truthfully, we do stuff on the platform that the human body wasn't designed to do." - Ray Williams.That's the opening line from the new...

Sympathetic Vs Parasympathetic: Why Every Athlete Needs to Understand the Difference

What if you could will yourself to absorb food better? OK, that sounds like magic, but — and we promise there’s science supporting this — in two minutes and without leaving your chair you can purposefully put your body...
American Ninja Warrior

How a 4-Time American Ninja Warrior™ Trains for Victory

Strength sports are awesome, but let’s be honest, it’s still pretty hard to get the average American excited to watch them on TV. They’re still sports that require a pretty intimate understanding of what’s happening onscreen — what a...

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Boady Santavy (94kg) Unofficially Breaks Canadian Snatch and C&J Records

Canadian weightlifter Boady Santavy is heading to the Commonwealth Games in Australia, and a month out of from competition he’s exceeding Commonwealth records. The...

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