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12 Telltale Signs You’re a Calisthenics Athlete

In the wide world of fitness, calisthenics is a relatively small niche. However, bodyweight athletes all face similar experiences in their everyday lives. If you regularly practice calisthenics (and if you don’t, here’s why you should), then here are...
Pete's Paleo Review

Pete’s Paleo Review

Pre-made food delivery services are a popular option for people on-the-go or needing meals that are quick and reliable. Pete's Paleo food service focuses on providing organic and fresh ingredients in pre-cooked dishes. They're based in San Diego and recently...
Eleiko 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Eleiko 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Eleiko is a very established manufacturer and brand in the strength and power sports world, most notable for their plates, platforms, and barbells. Additionally, they produce a wide range of supportive gear for lifters and athletes, such as; weightlifting...

No Strength Athlete Should Wear High Heels

It shouldn’t come as a shock that teetering around on tip-toes for hours on end isn’t how your foot is supposed to function, but there are still people who are surprised to hear it. High heels are bad for you....

Is There a Post-Workout Anabolic Window?

“Protein in an hour, Strengthen thy power. Protein delayed, No gains are made.” This might as well be carved in stone at the exit of every gym in the world. The race to gulp down a protein shake within one hour of training...
Naturo Sciences Green Food Review

Naturo Sciences Green Food Review — What’s Different About This Supplement?

The Delaware-based Naturo Sciences promises that their greens powder is raw, vegan, gluten-free, "loaded with vitamins and minerals," will "boost your immune system" and "its probiotics and enzymes aid in digestion and absorption." Hey, that's all we want from a...

Zercher Squat vs Goblet Squat: Which One Is Right for You?

Front loaded squatting movements are highly effective ways to increase overall leg strength, enhance core stabilization, and target specific motor skills and muscle tissues needed for most movements in athletics and daily life. The Zercher squat, which was discussed...

Split Squat vs Lunge vs Step Up — What Are the Differences?

The split squat, lunge, and step up are three movements that are common unilateral low body exercises to increase leg mass, enhance movement integrity, and bulletproof an athlete from injury; all of which can be specifically applied to sports performance...
All Day Energy Greens Review

All Day Energy Greens Review — Are There Actually 5 Servings of Vegetables In...

The Institute for Vibrant Living is an Arizona-based company that claims their greens powder, All Day Energy Greens, is "one of the most potent, energizing, alkalizing, immune-enhancing drinks available" and that it "exceeds the nutritional equivalent of five servings...

17.5 Open Workout Tips From Top CrossFit® Athletes

The last week of the CrossFit® Open is finally here. If you've been following each week's action, then you're more than likely relieved at what workout 17.5 entails. This week's workout is a time-based workout that involves ten rounds of...

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Sharing & Performance: Why the Strength Community Is Obsessed with Instagram

Editors note: Katie Rose Hejtmanek, Ph.D. is a cultural anthropologist conducting research on the culture of strength sports in the United States. This is...

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