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Ben Pollack's Favorite Focus Exercises for Bigger Lifts

5 Ways to Train the Brain for Bigger Lifts In the Gym

Focus is really important in the gym — for obvious reasons. Whether you’re attempting to hit a new PR or just cranking out some pump-up sets, you’re more likely to get good results if you’re focused on the task...
Strongwoman Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman to Lifts Dinnie Stones

Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman Ever to Lift Dinnie Stones

It's not everyday that we get to cover a legendary strength feat that's literally only been performed a handful of times over its decades of existence. Luckily for us and yourselves, today is one those days. Australian strength athlete...

5 Powerlifting Lessons From a Zen Monk

As a lay zen monk with the Kwan Um School of Zen and long-time lifter of all things heavy, it has thrilled me to see so many articles about the benefits meditation has on the strength athlete. I have...
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After Government Defunding, British Weightlifters Appeal to Public for Help

After losing government funding, many of Britain’s greatest weightlifters are in serious financial straits and may not be able to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.The trouble began in December 2016 when Britain's Olympic weightlifting team lost all of...
Laura Horvath rookie of the year

Laura Horvath Is the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games’ Rookie of the Year

This was the first time a Hungarian athlete went to the Reebok CrossFit Games, and what a debut. Laura Horvath was propelled to CrossFit stardom this weekend after winning multiple events, finishing second overall, and winning 2018’s Rookie of...
Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey

Mat Fraser, Tia-Clair Toomey Win 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

Tia-Clair Toomey and Mat Fraser have a lot in common. Both finished in second place during their first two years as CrossFit Games competitors. Both established early leads during the 2018 Games and maintained them for the majority of...
CrossFit Mayhem Freedom

CrossFit Mayhem Freedom Wins Team Competition At 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

After a disappointing finish in 2017 left them just short of a three-peat win, CrossFit Mayhem Freedom is once again at the top of the CrossFit Games Team podium. The squad consists of Lindy Barber, Richard Froning Jr., Matt...
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Get Close to the Action: Check Out Brent Fikowski’s Daily Recaps of the 2018...

How many athletes would take time to write ~1,000+ word daily recaps while locked in a podium battle during their sport's biggest yearly competition? A competition notorious for draining every competitor's physical, mental, and emotional energy?We can only name...

Sara Sigmundsdottir Withdraws from 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

As announced on the official 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games broadcast, Sara Sigmundsdottir has withdrawn due to an apparent rib injury. The Icelandic athlete was sitting in 11th place heading into the "Bicouplet" event on Day 4 of competition (Day...
Mat Fraser and Laura Horvath Day 1 Leaders of 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

Mat Fraser and Laura Horvath Lead After Day 1 of 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

One day down, three to go (for the individual athletes) at the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games. Yesterday, individual athletes went through a gruelingly tough day one — scratch that — the hardest day one in the Reebok CrossFit Games...

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3 Fool Proof Ways To Start Getting Stronger…TODAY

As a strength coach I continually find that lifters love to overcomplicate the act of getting strong.Consistency and knowing the body are two of the best...

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