Fitness

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...

Nike, Reebok, Adidas: 2017 New Shoe Release Roundup

In the last two months Nike, Reebok, and Adidas have all released new cross trainers and lifting shoes. In the lead up to each shoe's release, there were multiple rumored shoe speculations, photo leaks, and release dates. Athletes following their favorite brands waiting for...

Russian vs. American Kettlebell Swing: Which Is Best for You?

The kettlebell swing is a ballistic, explosive movement seen throughout strength and conditioning realms, functional fitness competitions, and everyday fitness. Two popular variations are the Russian and American kettlebell swing. A photo posted by E D U A R D...

Pro Jym Protein Powder Blend Review — Does the Science Hold Up?

Pro Jym is the brainchild of Dr. Jim Stoppani, a man with a PhD in exercise physiology and a long tenure in fitness media. He was the senior science editor at Muscle & Fitness and Flex for over ten years...

Dave Castro Announces Max Snatch Event for 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games

Dave Castro has been dropping a slue of announcements for the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games, but his newest announcement may take the cake for most shocking. Late last night, Castro shared a video on his Instagram page featuring Camille Leblanc-Bazinet...

Dave Castro Announces Second 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Event

We're exactly a week after the first 2017 Reebok CrossFit® Games Event announcement, and in true Dave Castro fashion, the second event isn't going to disappoint. So what is it? Well, there's been quite a bit of speculation if we'd...

Plate Pinch Press – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, and Benefits

To build a bigger chest, many of us turn to more volume and heavy bench pressing. While these methods are key to building solid slabs of muscle and maximizing growth, they can often lead to overtraining and joint issues...

The One Piece of Advice that Applies to Every CrossFit Athlete

Control what you can control. It seems so simple, but how often do you worry about things you truly don’t have the ability to change? Take something as simple as driving to or from work. How upset do you...

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...

Harbinger Pro Wristwrap Gloves Review

The reasoning behind athletes wearing gloves vary, and it's not always for performance enhancement; often times it's for protection. For example, someone easing back into a lot of grip work (rope climbs, etc.), doing a ton of calisthenic movements, or...

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MuscleTech is owned by Iovate Health Sciences in Delaware, and they're certainly one of the more familiar names in the business. They sell a...

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