What if I told you there’s a method that makes you stronger while also improving your technique and preventing injury. Would you believe me? Let me introduce you to the concept of muscle
When you’re a powerlifter and you think of pulling, your brain is most likely going to head right into deadlifting. That makes a lot of sense: there’s really nothing like ripping a loaded
Rack pulls are one of those highly-controversial movements in the lifting world. You have those who claim they are good for nothing more than stroking one’s ego – and those who claim they
This is NOT an article trashing the barbell hip thrust. Bret Contreras, PhD, CSCS aka “The Glute Guy” popularized the hip thrust exercise and invented a piece of equipment to implement it. Ever
Farmer’s carries have been around since the dawn of time but have increased in popularity thanks to strength coach Dan John. He says doing carries for three straight weeks will change your life.
Editor’s note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the author’s and don’t necessarily reflect the views of BarBend. Claims, assertions, opinions, and quotes have been
It doesn’t matter if you’re a serious lifter or just serious about carrying every single grocery bag (at once) into the house: you probably want spectacular grip strength. Because having a powerful grip
Any athlete that has worked to push their performance to the next level has experienced the occasional tweak that creates some soreness with exercise. But what do you do when a more significant
About half of all Americans are trying to lose weight, and with the weight loss service industry being worth billions of dollars — some estimates put it at over seventy billion dollars — there are
No matter how extroverted you are, coaching and bringing energy to people all day can be exhausting. And it’s one of the reasons being a personal trainer and burning out often go hand-in-hand.