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The Pros and Cons of Meal Replacement Shakes

So you know a guy who knows a guy who has been living on some meal replacement for days now, and you’re starting to wonder to yourself, “What is the big deal with food? Has technology overtaken it like...
Charles Poliquin

Charles R. Poliquin, World Renowned Strength Coach, Has Died At Age 57

Charles R. Poliquin, one of the most influential strength coaches in the world, has unexpectedly passed away at age 57. The cause of death is currently unknown. The announcement was made in English and French on his Facebook page on...
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The Best Pre-Workout Ingredients for Focus

We’re not about to tell anyone that the only way they’ll PR is with a pre-workout, but it’s also not true to say that pre-workouts are completely useless or full of fluff. Yes, there are a lot of phony...
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Why Everyone Hates This “Fit After 50” Article

If you like fitness and you have a social media account, there’s a decent chance you’ve seen the scorn heaped upon a recent Reader’s Digest article. Apparently, if you’re over 50, you shouldn’t do… pretty much any compound barbell...
Bryce Lewis Discussed Fatigue and Performance

IPF World Champion Bryce Lewis Explains the Relationship Between Fatigue and Performance

On a day-to-day basis, it's generally understood that our bodies are probably not going to feel the same, especially when it comes to the feeling of fatigue. And when you factor in things like hour-long gym sessions, maximal bouts...

10 Shoulder Press Variations to Build Upper Body Strength

The shoulder press is a movement used by most strength, power, and fitness athletes to increase overhead strength, pressing abilities, and add significant size and strength to the shoulders (and upper chest, traps, and triceps). The shoulder press has...
Grip and Back Muscles

The Surprising Benefits of Using a Towel for Grip Training

Believe it or not, you have a tool that can strengthen your grip sitting in your room, and you probably use it for everything but grip training every single day. What's this magic exercise implement? A towel. One of...

5 Benefits of Heavy Thrusters

Heavy front squats and push presses are two movements that are beneficial for building strength, muscle mass, and athletic potential for strength, power, and fitness sports. Thrusters, often seen in functional fitness WODs, can also be used in strength...
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10 Strength Athletes You Didn’t Realize Were in Movies

When you think about strength athletes that act, you probably think of the reigning World's Strongest Man™ Hafthor Bjornsson's role as The Mountain on Game of Thrones. Beyond that, well... athletes who make the leap to movies are typically bodybuilders or super...
Brent Fikowski All In Ep 4

Brent Fikowski Goes to The CrossFit Games In This New, Surprisingly Funny Documentary

When’s the last time you saw a documentary that took you right into the heart of the Reebok CrossFit Games, but wasn’t an official documentary produced by CrossFit HQ? It doesn’t happen often, right? Well, if you’ve been craving some...

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There’s a New Nike Romaleos 2 Color Scheme

We tend to think the coolest Nike Romaleo lifters are of the customized variety, but that's not to say there aren't some solid options...

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