Fitness

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work for Strength Training?

If you haven’t seen it thrown around Reddit, you might have heard it ballyhooed by a gym bro: ketosis just works, bro! You get to eat all the bacon and cream you can stomach, shred fat, maintain muscle, and still...

L-Sit Pull-Up Progression – The Complete Exercise Guide

In this article we will detail the specific progressions one should take to master not only the l-sit pull-up, but also the l-sit and the strict-pull up on either the bar, rings, and/or parallettes. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc4ipxYHBpm The L-Sit Pull-Up The l-sit pull-up is...
Brain and CNS

Rethinking CNS Fatigue and Recovery: What’s Really Going On Post-Workout?

The term "CNS Fatigue," also known as Central Nervous System Fatigue, tends to get thrown around a lot in different strength training circles. This article is intended to introduce a new way of thinking about "CNS Fatigue" and potentially clear...

The Lifter’s Guide to Magnesium: What This Nutrient Does for Strength

Ask the average strength athlete to list the supplements they can’t live or lift without, and the list will probably stop at protein powder and creatine. Folks with a higher budget might add fish oil, branch chain amino acids,...

Athletes to Watch on CrossFit Regionals Day 1

To say any athlete is going to dominate at CrossFit Regionals is always an iffy proposition; while there are good bets year in and year out, there are at least as many veterans who come up short on a workout...

Dave Castro Reveals Individual Event 2 for 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

CrossFit athletes and fans, prepare for a potentially bumpy week, because if we had to take a rationale guess based on previous Reebok CrossFit Games, then this won't be the last hint and event reveal we see in the...

I Tried Jason Khalipa’s EMOM of the Day. Here’s What I Learned

Full disclosure: I love Jason Khalipa. #mancrush I mean, who doesn’t? In my opinion, Jason’s the “OG” of CrossFit. He was crowned champion  at the CrossFit Games in 2008 and has been a staple at the top of the Games...

Total-Body Kettlebell Circuit for Strength

Kettlebells are a highly valuable tool for building stamina, muscle, and strength. Often, when athletes think about building serious strength, the kettlebell is not one of the first tools to choose from. While the barbell, dumbbell, and other free-weight...

Clean and Press – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, Benefits, and Variations

In this article we will discuss the clean and press movement, a complex, total body movement that can be performed with a wide variety of variations (dumbbell, kettlebell, barbell, log bar, etc). In the below sections we will discuss...

Jumping Pull-Ups vs Bands vs Ring Rows: Which Is Best for Your Goals?

In this article we will compare three (3) pull-up regressions (jumping pull-ups, banded pull-ups, and ring rows) to determine which one is best for your muscle development, upper body strength, and gymnastic/fitness skills. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bda5CixnHp8 Jumping Pull-Ups vs Bands vs Ring Rows...

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Jay Robb’s Grass-Fed Whey Protein Review — Is This rBGH-free?

Jay Robb’s Grass-Fed Whey is the most-reviewed grass fed whey protein on Amazon. It's a whey isolate, meaning that it's very low in fat and...

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