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NOBULL SuperFabric® Trainer Review: The Simple, Functional Shoe?

You've probably seen them in your local CrossFit box by now; first there was a trickle, then there was a flood. NOBULL's trainers are popping up more and more, and while the company has a long way to go...

Bodyweight Training for Weightlifters: 10 Exercises to Master

Weightlifters, like most athletes, need to have a fundamental level of fitness, often expressed as General Physical Preparedness (GPP). Encapsulated within GPP training is the ability to have a fundamental level of fitness: strength, muscle mass, coordination, flexibility, mobility,...

Isometrics Are Your Secret Weapon for Heavier Lifts

A lot of lifters forget that there are three basic types of muscular contractions: concentric, which is contraction while the muscle shortens, eccentric, contraction while lengthening, and the all too-neglected isometric. That’s when you work a muscle without moving...

3 Total-Body Dumbbell Workouts Every Strength Athlete Should Do

We all know the importance of unilateral training, switching up modalities (barbells, kettlebells, dumbbells, bodyweight, etc), and how athletes can improve baseline fitness and general physical preparedness by integrating some varied training into their regiments. Dumbbell total-body sessions are...

The 6 Most Creative Warm-Ups To Try At Your Box

Functional fitness may be all about constant, varied movement, but we've all showed up to the gym day in and day out and felt like the warm-up is a little stale. There's only so many times you can perform...

Why the Movie “Bigger, Stronger, Faster*” Is More Important Than Ever

It's been eight years since Chris Bell released his first feature-length film, but "Bigger, Stronger, Faster*" remains the best look into the strength athlete's temptations, challenges, and goals ever caught on film. And while most documentaries lose their edge over...

5 Minute Mobility: This Stretching Routine Is Perfect When You’re Low on Time

Life is short. We are all busy. If you have a few hours a day to train and stretch and get massages, that is awesome! For the rest of us, we are lucky to get 5 minutes a day to...

How To Work Out While Injured with Alethea Boon and Julie Foucher

It's been weeks since the 2016 CrossFit Games ended, and we're still bummed that Alethea Boon suffered an Achilles tear during the high repetition box jump overs. We don't expect to be any less bummed as time passes, because...

“Generation Iron 2” Is In Production and Rich Piana States Release Will Be In...

Update 1/25/17: Rich Piana shared an Instagram post on Wednesday, January 25th, stating he will be at the Generation Iron 2 release in May. Below is a quote taken from his Instagram photo in regards to the film. "It's Coming!!...

Dumbbell vs. Barbell Bench Press: Which is Best for You?

In this article we will discuss what you need to considered when determining what bench press modality (dumbbell vs. barbell bench press) is best for you and your specific performance and fitness goals. Strength and Hypertrophy = Both A video posted...

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5 Things To Do the Week Before Your Weightlifting Meet

After months of tough training, dialing in your technique, failed attempts (and some mild cursing), it’s finally show time. That’s right — it’s Meet...

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