Fitness

Ghost Size Creatine Review — An Endurance-Boosting Supplement?

Ghost is a pretty interesting supplement company that prefers to call itself a “sports nutrition lifestyle brand,” and as such they sponsor both bodybuilders and DJs and their website includes music playlists, fitness articles, and short documentaries. Their flagship product...

Could This Gadget Zap Your Brain to Improve Lifting?

Strength athletes hear a lot about how they need to perfectly perform every one of their reps to create and enforce the right neural pathways involved with the lift. But what if there were a device that could further...

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...

Barbell Clean and Press Alternatives

The barbell clean and press is a very popular movement in fitness, strength, and power sports. While it does differ from the barbell clean & jerk (view comparison article here), the clean and press vs clean and jerk are...

10 Commandments of the Bench Press

Oh man, where do we begin. It's chest day, also known as bench day, also known as that time of the week when you get to walk around the gym with your chest feeling swole. The pecs are poppin' and...

Beast Creature Creatine Review — Why 5 Kinds of Creatine?

Beast Sports Nutrition is based in Boca Raton, Florida, and while their products focus on bodybuilding goals like muscle gain and fat loss, they sponsor a couple of powerlifters as well. The sell some pretty unusual products, including a...

Best Treadmills — Top Reviewed Brands for Home, Runners and More

Treadmills are useful for a variety of populations and can be useful in a variety of settings. For the general population and recreational exerciser, they're a great way to achieve daily additional activity and exercise. In terms of strength...

Kettlebell Clean & Press – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, and Benefits

In this article we will discuss the kettlebell clean and press, a total body movement that can be programmed to increase functional fitness, unilateral strength and power, and increase movement integrity in the squat, pull, and press. https://www.instagram.com/p/BGm0BmHkN0F Muscles Worked The kettlebell...

How to Work Swimming Into a Strength Cycle

Swimming rarely makes an appearance in conditioning plans, and we’re here to change that. There’s this persistent belief that swimming just isn’t great cardio. Freestyle messes up your shoulders. It stokes the appetite so much it makes it harder to...

The Real Pros and Cons of the Bodybuilding Lifestyle

Over my career, from beginner all the way to the Olympia stage, I heard it all. Every sleazy comment, every myth and misconception about the bodybuilding lifestyle. In my experience the average person, for the most part, thinks that those...

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5 Drills to Improve Your Front Rack Position This Week

The front rack position is critical for successfully nailing cleans, heavy front squats, and even jerks. Despite our best efforts to cue this positioning,...

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