Fitness

How to Use Resistance Bands and Chains for Accessories

The Benefits of Using Resistance Bands and Chains for Accessory Exercises

Ever found yourself halfway through a set of lat pulldowns after some hard benching or deadlifting wondering something along the lines of, "Why the hell am I doing this?" You’re not alone. Oftentimes, powerlifters think of assistance work as...
Cold Water Submersion Benefits

5 Big Changes After 30 Days Of Cold Water Immersion

As longevity seems to be one of this year’s hot topics, it comes to no surprise that cold water immersion ranks pretty high on the list. Although this practice has been around for centuries, its popularity has increased significantly...
Best Cross-Training Shoes

The Best Cross-Training Shoes 2018 — For Runners, Lifters, and More

Over the last decade, functional fitness and cross-training style workouts have exploded in popularity. Cross-training style workouts can include multiple exercises all in one bout, such as squats, power cleans, deadlifts, box jumps, rope climbs, and much more. These...
Shawn Ramirez 2018 CrossFit Games Drug Tests

Two Masters Athletes Fail Drug Tests From 2018 CrossFit Games

Yesterday, CrossFit HQ published the results of two athletes who have failed drug tests from the 2018 CrossFit Games. The two athletes announced are Women's 35-39 competitor Kelli Holm who took home fourth at this year's Games, and the...

Weightlifting Training for Baseball Players

Olympic lifts have been shown to increase athletic potential. Most arguments for and against the usage of Olympic lifts for baseball players are not over the effectiveness of Olympic lifts making better athletes, but rather; what is the best...
Kara Saunders Pregnancy

Kara Saunders Reveals Pregnancy, Will Not Compete In 2019 CrossFit Games Season

Yesterday, elite Australian CrossFit athlete Kara Saunders revealed why she won't be competing in the 2019 CrossFit Games season. Around the same time the Down Under CrossFit Championship will be taking place in Queensland, Australia in May 2019, Saunders...
Quest vs Isopure

Quest Vs Isopure – Which Low Carb Protein Powder Is Best?

Today we’re hosting a battle of the low carb protein powders: Isopure and Quest. They’re both very popular names in the supplement industry but for different reasons.Isopure has a well-deserved reputation as perhaps the most popular whey isolate on...

What Does the Science Actually Say on Artificial Sweeteners?

Very few topics in nutrition are as controversial as whether or not artificial sweeteners are bad for you. Surely, you can’t just sacrifice calories without sacrificing taste, can you? That’s not how the world works. You can’t have your...
Max Greenfield Talks CrossFit With Jason Khalipa

Actor Max Greenfield Talks CrossFit With Jason Khalipa

"Every other person was like, hey man, nice job, and the first thing Khalipa said was, 'Woah, man. We have some work to do,'" Max Greenfield jokes as he talks about Jason Khalipa's first reaction to his legs after a workout.Wait,...

Kettlebell Windmill – Muscles Worked, Variations, and Benefits

Movements like the kettlebell windmill offer coaches and athletes both stability and mobility training benefits across most joints and tissues of the human body. Strength, power, and finess athletes can utilize the kettlebell windmill to improve hip mobility, increase...

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14 Triceps Exercises to Improve Your Bench Press and Overhead Strength

Big triceps are not just a symbol of hard work and consistent effort in the gym, they are highly functional and necessary for serious...

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