Weightlifter Alyssa Ritchey Talks About Bullying In Strength Sports

Weightlifter Alyssa Ritchey Speaks Out On Bullying: “I Am Over It”

As a whole, the internet, and more specifically social media, have brought a lot of good to strength sports. On a daily basis, we have the availability of multiple great-minded coaches, athletes, and media outlets at our fingertips. Yet,...
CrossFit HQ Discuss CrossFit Regional Athlete's Failed Drug Tests

CrossFit HQ Comments On Athletes In Breach of Drug Policy

Whether you're an avid CrossFit athlete, fan, or partake in another strength sport, then chances are you've seen some of the news that's dropped this week about the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games. The first major news dropped Monday, July...
CrossFit Games Athlete Roman Khrennikov Forced to Withdraw

Roman Khrennikov Forced to Withdraw from 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

This week has been absolutely huge with news impacting the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games, and we'll catch you up to speed on everything below. The latest news comes from European Regionals first place finisher Roman Khrennikov, and comes as...
Important Deadlift Cues to Remember

Through the Bar: 4 Ways to Cue the Deadlift for Stronger Pulls

I'm not going to lie, I love the conventional deadlift. It's by far my favorite movement to train and strongest lift on the platform by far, but unfortunately, it's also the most taxing on my body. In a perfect...
Transparent Labs Vegan Protein

Transparent Labs Organic Vegan Rice & Pea Protein Review – Pros Vs Cons

Transparent Labs is a popular supplement company that really likes to emphasize — big surprise — transparency in their products. They don't just get really, really specific with their measurements (there are 9.411 grams of pea protein isolate per...

Calf Raises: Are They Worth It?

The calf raise is an exercise that can be done primarily in two distinct ways. The first targets the soleus and is done with the knee flexed/bent. The other targets the gastrocnemius and is done with an extended knee....
GrubSub Review

GrubSub Meal Replacement Review – Too Much Iron?

GrubSub was started by biochemistry major Jesus Flores and two friends he met while studying at the California State University of Fullerton, and the product differentiates itself a little bit from other meal replacements by being somewhat customizable. The...
Emily Abbott Responds to CrossFit Games Ban

Emily Abbott Responds to 4-Year Ban for Breach of CrossFit Games Drug Policy

Yesterday, CrossFit HQ released a list of athletes who were in breach of their drug policy following the 2018 CrossFit Regionals competition. This list originally included 13 names (but has increased to 14 as of now with the addition...
6 Reebok CrossFit Games Athletes In Breach of CrossFit Drug Policy

Five 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games Athletes, Including Emily Abbott, Fail Drug Tests

CrossFit HQ just released the full list of Regionals athletes in breach of CrossFit's drug policy, and the list contains handfuls of high-profile names. Five of the names listed below were 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games-bound (including two individual athletes, and...

Thai CrossFit Box Dedicates Hero WOD to Seal Who Died During Cave Rescue

CrossFit is an organization — some would call it more of a movement — with tremendous respect for the military and law enforcement officers, which is why one of the sport’s best known traditions is the Hero WODs, or...


4 Grip Strengthening Exercises Borrowed From Rock Climbers

Whether you're a powerlifter, weightlifter, CrossFitter, strongman athlete, or just trying to open a jar of pickles, you'll never progress if you can't hold onto...

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