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CrossFit Team Series Takes New Formatting for 2017

Late last week, CrossFit announced that their annual team series will be taking in a new format. In previous years, teams were composed of four, with two men and two women, but this year teams will come in the...

5 Benefits of Goblet Squats

The Goblet Squat Exercise Guide is a helpful resource to help improve squat performance, specifically: proper progressions, benefits, and exercise demos needed to properly perform the movement. While the benefits of the goblet squat were briefly discussed in the...

Watch: CrossFit Games Athletes Make Fun of Gym Stereotypes

“I need more chalk for burpees!” "I could go faster but I gotta play it safe, I could make Regionals in a couple of years." So, this is pretty great. Reebok Canada has just released a sketch that's all about (gently)...

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Vs. Isopure Low Carb — Which Is the Best Whey?

Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard Whey is probably the most popular protein powder on the market, and with good reason: it's cheap, effective, and tasty. Isopure's Low Carb, on the other hand, is among the most popular whey isolates on the market,...

Inside the Crazy Strength Sport of Finger Wrestling

On first impressions it may look like a hyper macho show of competitive strength to win the attention of the nearby, 6-steins-of-beer-carrying waitress, but the German strength sport of finger wrestling (in German: Fingerhakeln) is not just a casual...

Goblet Squat – Exercise Guide and Benefits

Goblet squats are a great way to enhance your squat strength, movement and control, and overall performance. For many lifters, the squat is a constant journey, with many successes and setbacks and along the way. The goblet squat, often...

MusclePharm BCAA 3:1:2 Review — Why the Different Ratio?

MusclePharm is a Colorado-based supplement company that has a decent following among bodybuilders, but is probably best known for their line of “combat” supplements like Combat Whey and their Combat Crunch protein bars. (The "Combat" is because they sponsor...

6 Tips to Make Counting Your Macros Way Easier

Editors note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the authors and don’t necessarily reflect the views of BarBend. Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author. The buzz...

Dave Castro Announces 1RM Clean & Jerk Team Event at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit...

The barbell is indeed back. The morning after letting the world know that the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games will include a one-rep max snatch individual event, Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro has returned to Instagram to announce a...

Watch This 52-Year-Old Smash the World Record for Most Push-Ups In an Hour

In the Body Club Fitness Center in Margaret River, Western Australia, construction worker Carlton Williams has hit a pretty serious PR. Well, it's an all-time WR, actually: Two thousand, six hundred and eighty-two push-ups in one hour. Oh, and he's...

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Watch Blaine Sumner and Kelly Branton Drink Chicken Shakes and Squat...

If you felt the earth shaking Monday, remain calm, because there's no need to be alarmed. It was just two of powerlifting's best squatters coming together...

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