Raw Grass Fed Whey

Raw Grass Fed Whey Review – A Super Transparent Whey?

Raw Grass Fed Whey is a product of an Iowa-based company that is also called Raw Grass Fed Whey™ although the company also sells Raw Organic Whey under the name Raw Organic Whey™. The difference is that organic dairy...
Ambronite Review

Ambronite Drinkable Supermeal Review – Naturally Complete Nutrition?

Manufactured in Finland, Ambronite straight up says that it's "the most complete meal replacement available" and contains "everything your body needs." Those are some pretty serious claims, and they're extra hard to fulfill given that Ambronite doesn't contain any added ingredients....
A review of Ample nutrition

Ample Meal Review – Big On Gut Health, But What About Vitamins?

Ample is one of the newer kids on the block in meal replacements, but the product has a hook: it's all made from whole foods.Actually, that's just one of the hooks. According to their website, there are three main...
Best Reviewed Kettlebells for 2018

Best Kettlebells — Top Reviewed Brands for Homes, Gyms, and More

What makes the perfect kettlebell?Many assume that all kettlebells are created equal, but that's not entirely true. In fact, a kettlebell can be as unique as the way you train, and finding the perfect fit can ensure you get...
ON Gold Standard Plant Based Protein

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Plant-Based Protein Review – Do Gums Matter?

Optimum Nutrition is one of the best-known names in the supplement industry, and with good reason. Their ubiquitous whey protein, Gold Standard Whey, may be the best-known and most widely consumed protein powder on the market.Today, the Illinois-based company...
Plant Fusion Complete Plant Protein Shake

PlantFusion Complete Plant Protein Review – The Most Hypoallergenic?

Based in Edison, New Jersey, PlantFusion was founded by two guys who already worked in the nutrition industry. One created a popular chain of health food stores and the other a "nutritional innovation company," and when they met they bonded...
Sprout Living Epic Plant Based Protein

Sprout Living Epic Plant-Based Protein Review – Where Are the Vitamins?

Sprout Living is a supplement company that strongly believes in the potential benefits of an organic, plant-based diet, writing on their site that it "can help act as the foundation for a healthy life and for a strong immune system." They...
Ideal Raw Organic Protein Shake

IdealRaw Organic Protein Shake Review — Super High in Iron

IdealRaw is part of IdealShape, a nutrition company based in Utah that has several different branches with different foci, including IdealShake, IdealBar, IdealLean, IdealBoost, and so on.IdealRaw is a little different in that it focuses on organic supplements including teas,...
Pure Food Plant Based Protein

Pure Food Company Plant-Based Protein Powder Review – The Best Vanilla

Pure Food Company is a relatively new startup in the supplement space which currently offers just one product in two flavors: Plant-Based Protein Powder.The company was founded by Scott Christ because he was frustrated with protein powders, claiming that...
Field Work Nutrition Co Primo Smoothie

Field Work Nutrition Co. Primo Smoothie Meal Review – Good for Athletes?

Based in Long Beach, California, Field Work Nutrition Co. is a relative newcomer to the meal replacement shake industry but they bring a lot to the table. Their flagship Primo Smoothie Meal promises to be great for anyone who...


BarBend’s Top 10 Strength Feats and Performances of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to take some time to reflect on some of this year's biggest lifts and performances across...

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