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Gua Sha Therapy — Does It Work for Strength Athletes?

There are a lot of methods a strength athlete can utilize to help them recover. Besides your typical eat well and get a good night's rest, there are methods that involve soft tissue massage. In the strength and conditioning world, we're...
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BurgaBox Cheat Day Champion Review — Is It Good for Athletes?

The popularity of pre-cooked and ready-to-cook food delivery services has grown in the last few years. Meal services such as these have become increasingly popular in the busy health conscious population that need healthy meals on-the-go. BurgaBox is a Boston...

Zercher Squats vs Deadlift – What’s Best for Building Strength?

It’s not always easy deciding which total body barbell movements one should do to develop maximal strength, muscular size, and have those then apply to their sport; this is especially true when comparing the Zercher squat and deadlift. In...
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The Benefits of Eggs for Athletes — Cholesterol, Nutrition, and The Healthiest Way to...

Hailed for protein, vilified for cholesterol, lauded for their bioavailability, ditched for a link to strokes, it’s been a pretty wild ride trying to figure out the benefits of eggs. You know they’re a cheap source of complete protein, meaning...

2017 CrossFit® Regionals Event 3 Announced (It’s a Chipper!)

The Regionals workout announcements keep rolling in, courtesy of Dave Castro and his Instagram account. Castro's whiteboard video announcement indicated Event 3 will kick off on Saturday. The details are below; note that this is just the third workout for Individual...

CrossFit® Games South Region Day 1: Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Logan Collins, and More

Day 1 of the 2017 CrossFit® Games South Regional is in the books and we're halfway through the second day. Unlike the East Regionals, athletes at the top of both the women and men's individual South leaderboard were much less predictable....

Dorian Yates Then and Now: “Inside the Shadow” Film Review

YouTube channel London Real has produced a free, authorized documentary-feature about six-time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates. Its contents may surprise you!  Yes, bodybuilding fans will get their fair share of entertaining archival footage, but this documentary is more about Dorian...

Paleo Power Meals Review

Paleo Power Meals is a paleo meal delivery service based in Massachusetts. The company was started by Michael DePaolis, who started CrossFit while eating paleo, and eventually fell enough in love with the lifestyle enough to start his own...

Why Is James Harrison Playing Volleyball With a Medicine Ball?

So you're star NFL player James Harrison, you've got a little downtime, and you spy a volleyball net that's just begging for a few hyper-fit athletes to frolick around it. You consider it; finding ways to fit in physical...

This Beach Gym Has Wooden Plates, Dumbbells, and Bars

How do you work out on vacation? In your hotel's make shift gym, with a bodyweight circuit, or do you skip workouts completely, and say the good ol' "Eh, I'm on vacation". If you're part of the population that has...

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What You Need to Know About Kettlebell Sport, Part 1

Kettlebell Sport has been gaining popularity in the States, but competitions involving the kettlebell snatch, press, and the clean & jerk have been around...

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