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Onnit Announces Iron Man Kettlebell in Collaboration With Marvel

Earlier this summer, equipment/supplement/apparel company Onnit and Marvel teamed up to announce a series of Captain America bumper plates — and the results took the internet by storm. While those plates haven't hit stores shelves (online or retail) just...
Animal Whey Review

Animal Whey Protein Review — Good for More Than Bodybuilders?

Animal Whey is a part of Universal Nutrition, a New Jersey-based supplement company that's been in the business for forty years. Animal is probably best known for their multivitamin called "Animal Pak" but they sell a wide variety of...

Harbinger Pro Wristwrap Gloves Review

The reasoning behind athletes wearing gloves vary, and it's not always for performance enhancement; often times it's for protection. For example, someone easing back into a lot of grip work (rope climbs, etc.), doing a ton of calisthenic movements, or...

Val Voboril Declines Her Regionals Invite, Remains a Hugely Underrated Athlete

Val Voboril is one of the most underrated CrossFit athletes out there. The 37 year old training out of Southern California has three top-5 CrossFit Games finishes, including a third place finish in 2013. Voboril's Games performances from 2012-2014...

5 Underappreciated Benefits of Lifting Weights

One of the most damaging misconceptions out there is that lifting weights is an exercise in vanity. “All those meatheads curling dumbbells and admiring themselves in the mirror,” scoff the untrained masses. “I’m so glad I’m not a narcissist like...

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...

Why You Should Do More Bulgarian Split Squats

Single-leg work often falls by the wayside as schedules get tight, time gets short, and lifters want to chase, well, the lifts. Who’s got time for single leg accessory work when there are PRs to PR? That’s always been the Bulgarian...

Check Out Norwegian Rock Climber Magnus Midtbo’s 1-Arm Muscle-Up

Before diving into this article, let the record show that we don't recommend trying this movement without the proper strength, experience, and form. A one-arm muscle-up can be extremely tough on the shoulder, and without the proper training and...

Five Characteristics Elite CrossFitters All Share

I've had the privilege to train with some of the best athletes in the world. I’m not stating this to brag or inflate myself; like many athletes, when starting the journey to being a competitive CrossFitter, I didn’t have...

Best Kinesiology Tape

As strength sports have evolved, so has the equipment we use to support the body and enhance performance. One of the many pieces of supportive strength gear that's evolved with lifting is kinesiology tape. In the last decade, we've seen...

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Bodybuilder Dallas McCarver Passes Away at Age 26

Professional bodybuilder Dallas McCarder, known as "Big Country" to his fans, has unexpectedly passed away. We're still waiting on official reports, but as of...

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