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Kate Farms Komplete Meal Replacement

Kate Farms Komplete Meal Replacement Shake Review

Based in California, Kate Farms has an unusual story behind it. It's named after the founders' daughter, who was born with cerebral palsy, and they say they used their self-devised meal replacements to help her receive adequate nutrition and...

Glute Ham Raises Alternatives

In this article we will discuss six alternatives to the glute ham raise exercise, which is geared to increase hamstring and glute hypertrophy, muscle endurance, and performance. Coaches and athletes in strength, power, and fitness sports can use the...

Charis Chan Receives Four Year Sanction from Weightlifting for Doping Violation

The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced that weightlifter and functional fitness athlete Charis Chan will receive a four year sanction after testing positive for a prohibited substance at the 2015 American Open. Chan’s sanction is based on a ruling...

6 Benefits of Sled Pulls

Few exercises are as simple and effective as the sled pull. Nearly everyone can them, regardless of ability level, background, and/or goal. They work to increase power, strength, muscle mass, and aerobic endurance, all while sizzling body fat.  Here's everything...

Remove Distractions and Turn Off the Music for Better Training Gains

There is no doubt that training sessions play out the same way for most strength athletes. Get warmed up, psyched up, turn the music up, and put serious weight up. It’s a ritual, and the smart money says if...

Harbinger BioForm™ Wristwrap Gloves Review

Lifting gloves are a supportive piece of strength equipment that are designed to protect an athlete's hands from general wear and tear. There are multiple types of gloves designed for various activities and athletes. A majority of glove users...

Does Creatine Actually Have Brain Benefits?

Creatine is one of the most popular sports supplements on the market, and while some people are non-responders, it’s not hard to see why its use is so widespread. The most noticeable difference is that a daily dose typically...

Meet the CrossFitter Who Did “Murph” 10 Times in a Row

"Murph" is one of functional fitness' most famous — or infamous — workouts, consisting of a one-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 air squats, and another one-mile run. And ideally, it's completed with a 20-pound weighted vest. It's very, very hard. Like...

Cutting Weight for Strength Athletes: A Logical Guide

England might not always be blessed with the best of weather; it rains a lot and it’s dreary a lot more. What this does mean though is that on the rare occasions when the sun does grace us with...

Kristine Andali Withdraws from CrossFit Regionals After Injuring Shoulder

In early 2015, Canadian CrossFit athlete Kristine Andali suffered an Achilles tendon rupture in training and had to sit out the rest of the season. After making an impressive recover and coming back strong out of the 2016 CrossFit...

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4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Deadlift Lockout

Knees strong, palms are chalky. You wrap your fingers around the barbell at your feet, flatten your back, activate your lats, core, and glutes, and...

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