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AI Sports Nutrition Micronized Creatine Review — Why So Cheap?

AI Sports Nutrition is based in North Canton, Ohio, and they sell a pretty wide variety of products from basic whey protein powder to some pretty unusual products like sports probiotics and growth hormone support. We've tried out their greens powder,...

What It’s Like to Always Be Hungry from Lifting

Constantly picking up heavy stuff is awesome, but the hunger that comes with it can be...umm...frustrating at times. Why? Well, while we're opening up new windows by working out like improved strength, new gym friends, PRs, bigger muscles, and lifelong hobbies -...
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Davidsdottir Vs. LeBlanc-Bazinet: Who Won This CrossFit Showdown?

So “Girls Gone Wild” maybe wasn’t the best title, but this new video from CompTrain offers up a pretty unusual group of athletes tackling a pretty brutal workout. Five of CrossFit’s best known female athletes all convened with the intention...

Why Cossack Squats Are Great For Weightlifters and Other Strength Athletes

While many lifters today squat, front squat, lunge, and deadlift, we often find our training plans focusing on one singular plane of movement, often neglecting the other Cardinal planes and join actions. In doing so, we can create muscular imbalances,...

Ankle, Knee, and Hip Mobility Checklist for the Overhead Squat

The snatch is one of the most complex movements in strength sports, requiring the highest degrees of neuromuscular patterning, power, strength and stability, and systemic mobility. The overhead squat positioning is often a limiting aspect of the snatch, resulting...

Rogue Ohio Cotton Lifting Strap Review

Rogue Fitness has become a well-known name in almost all gyms across the country. They were founded in 2006 and are American company based in Columbus, Ohio. Rogue Fitness has built such a strong name, they recently signed a...

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,...

Back Off Sets: What They Are and How to Use Them

Back off or down sets are a training tool that can benefit every level strength athlete when used properly. These are often a set or sets performed later or last during the working sets of a workout, and come...
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Five Things You Can Do Outside The Gym to Get Stronger

Full disclaimer: these aren’t my own ideas! There’s a great Reddit discussion here about all the little things you can do outside of training to improve your performance in the gym. I picked out my favorites, and explained how...
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Try Powerlifter Jen Thompson’s Favorite Tip for a Stronger Bench Press

When it comes to improving on the bench press, few athletes know about that process more than powerlifting legend Jenn Thompson. She's considered a technician on the bench press, aka an athlete who's perfected/specialized in a movement and sits at...

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Op-Ed: The Case for Gaining Muscle on a Vegan Diet

Editor's note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the authors and don’t necessarily reflect the views...

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