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4 Benefits of Jumping Pull-Ups

In this article we will discuss the jumping pull-up, a bodyweight exercise we discussed in a previous article that went over everything you needed (and wanted) to learn about the the movement. In the below sections we will discuss...
Transparent Labs Creatine HMB Review

Transparent Labs Creatine HMB Review — What Does HMB Do?

Transparent Labs is a Utah-based supplement company and as the name suggests, they’re really invested in making transparent products. They don’t have any proprietary blends and they even offer certificates of analysis and composition on their site. In addition to...

Jumping Pull-Up – Muscles Worked, Benefits, and Exercise Demo

In this article we will discuss the jumping pull-up, a total body bodyweight movement that can be used for metabolic conditioning and/or pull-up progression purposes. In the below sections we will discuss the muscles worked by the jumping pull-up,...

The 10 Commandments of Deadlift Day

Few athletes know this, but Broses, aka the founder of the "10 Commandments of Leg Day," also built a comprehensive list of commandments for the deadlift in his tenure as an ancient strength pioneer. Unlike the leg day commandments, Broses...

How Early Strength Pioneers Built Insane Strength with Hand Balancing

Every sport has its old-school heroes: the greats of a time gone by, forgotten in the shadows of ESPN and Instagram. It’s hard to even imagine Wilt Chamberlain dropping 100 points in a single game in the days before...

Hanging Knee Raises vs Leg Raises

In this article we will compare and contrast the hanging knee raise vs the leg raise. Both of the movements offer core development and foundational skill sets for more advanced gymnastics and bodyweight centric movements. Hanging Knee Raise The hanging...

8 Hanging Knee Raise Alternatives

In a previous article we discussed the hanging knee raise and why it is responsible for abdominal development, gymnastics and bodyweight skills and movement, and enhancing core strength and aesthetics. In the below article we discuss eight (8) hanging knee...

Dmitry Klokov Bench Presses a 231kg (508 lb) PR….Underwater

When you think of the name Dmitry Klokov, what comes to mind? At BarBend, there's two things, a very strong elite weightlifter and someone who loves to push the boundaries of strength, while having fun. In the latest video shared...

Pistol Squat Ultimate Guide: Muscles Worked, Benefits, Exercise Demos, and More

In this ultimate exercise guide, we will discuss everything you need to know about the pistol squat, such as: Muscles Worked Pistol Squat Benefits 8-Step Pistol Squat Progressions https://www.instagram.com/p/Bdce1i8nd1f What Is a Pistol Squat? A pistol squat is an advanced unilateral lower...

5 Strength Athletes Who Hit 50+ Reps On the 225 lb Max Bench Test

Author's Note: This article is intended to be a fun and lighthearted celebration of strength. None of these strength athletes are in a formal testing environment, nor are their guidelines for their bench press form. Any comparisons or references...

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Very rarely is anything truly new in the strength training world, especially when it comes to programming. Yes, methods change and the industry perpetually...

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