Fitness

2 Simple Ways to Test If Your Hamstrings Are Weak

Hamstrings are the neglected stepchildren of the well-built body. It's usually true that strength athletes are a step above the gym bros who only hone their trophy muscles, and serious lifters know the importance of building strong legs, a heavy deadlift, and...

These 2 Cooking Tips Will Perk Up Your Food Prep

We all know you can’t out train a bad diet. Whether you’re a high level athlete or a desk to deadlift fitness rat who, in the words of Give 'Em Cold Steel athlete and Australian Olympic weightlifting hopeful Pip Malone,...

3 Intense Hypertrophy Workouts for Serious Functional Fitness Athletes

When it comes to metabolic conditioning workouts, there can be a wide array of rep schemes, exercises, and expected training outcomes. Functional fitness athletes must have great work capacity, strength, power, and yes, muscle mass to drive further progress...

Pallof Press – Form, Muscles Worked, and How-To Guide

The Pallof press is a core stabilization exercise that has broad application to strength, power, and fitness athletes and movements. Exercises like the squat, deadlift, Olympic lifts, and even running all require a lifter to demonstrate superior core stabilization...

CrossFit® Open Workout 17.2 Announced

The CrossFit® Open started with a bang as promised after the grueling couplet was announced last Thursday. For the first time ever in CrossFit Open history, dumbbells were used during the dumbbell snatch and burpee box jump overs couplet. This...

Poke Is Easy, Protein-Packed, and Perfect for Summertime Gains

Summertime is basically here, and that means lots of sunshine, cookouts, and beach bodies. After spending the winter and dreary spring indoors, we’re all itching for a change of scenery and diet. If you’re sticking to a meal plan,...
Green Superfood Powder Reviews

Best Green Superfood Powder Drinks – Reviews and Top Picks

Nowadays, every supplement store seems to carry a wide range of greens powders and greens supplements. Are they really better than a multivitamin? What's the best greens powder, anyway? We wanted to know, too. And after testing dozens and dozens...

Let’s End This Debate: Does Lifting Weights Make Women Bulky?

With the incredible growth of CrossFit and women's weightlifting in the last few years, the topic of whether or not it’s “okay” for women to be muscular is starting to become a thing of the past (at least in...

CrossFit Regionals Week 1: Top 5 Scores On Each Event Regardless of Region

Week 1 of the 2016 CrossFit Regionals is over. Even though qualification is only based on scores within each Region, we wanted to pit all the scores against one another to see how they stacked up. The data below reflects the Top 5 Overall...

What Are Your Thoughts on the Nike Romaleos 3 Freedom?

As we head into the spring and summer, it only seems fitting that Nike drop a new color scheme for the Nike Romaleos 3 geared towards representing the USA. We're not sure if this was done in an attempt...

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Dealing With and Working Past Bad Days In the Gym

We’ve all been there before: You’ve got a big workout coming up. Maybe you’re going to try to hit some big PRs, or maybe...

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