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Adidas Leistung 16.II Review

The Adidas Leistung 16 II is the newest shoe in Adidas's lifting shoe line. They're meant to be an updated version of the previously released Adidas Leistung Rio, which was released around the time of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The...
BSN Syntha 6 Protein Review

BSN Syntha-6 Protein Powder Review – Big Ingredient List

Syntha-6 is the flagship protein from BSN, an Illinois-based supplement company that sponsors a wide variety of elite athletes, most notably UFC champion Connor McGregor. BSN (that stands for Bio-engineered Supplements & Nutrition) sells six kinds of protein powder, plus...
Kinesio Tex Gold Review

Kinesio Tex Gold 100% Cotton Kinesiology Tape Review

In 1979, Dr. Kenzo Kase (some people consider him the originator of kinesiology tape) founded Kinesio, who today manufactures kinesiology tape for athletic applications. One of the leading tapes by Kinesio is the Kinesio Tex Gold Tape, which is...
Ultimate Nutrition Whey Gold Review

Ultimate Nutrition Whey Gold Review — Is It An “Anytime” Protein Powder?

Ultimate Nutrition is a Connecticut-based supplement company that carries a lot of products catered toward bodybuilders. (The company currently sponsors six-time Mr. Olympia winner Phil Heath.) The company isn't as ubiquitous in supplement stores as competitors Optimum Nutrition and Isopure, but...

ORAC Energy Greens Vs. Healthforce Vitamineral Green – Which Has More Benefits?

ORAC-Energy Greens and Vitamineral Green are marketed very differently: the former has a strong emphasis on its science-backed benefits, while the latter has a more New Age-y appeal, with the jar featuring a glowing angel and promises to enhance your magnetic...
ON Gold Standard Whey Review

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey Protein Review – Most Popular Powder?

Of all the protein powders on the market, Optimum Nutrition’s Gold Standard whey protein may be the best-known and most widely consumed. It’s the number one seller on Bodybuilding.com and Amazon, but we were curious — is this really...

Emerge Fitness 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Emerge Fitness is an online retailer that provides supportive knee and elbow compression sleeves, wraps, bands, and more. They are also one of the leading sellers of 7mm knee sleeves on Amazon.com. After reviewing many neoprene and non-neoprene knee sleeves,...

Nike Romaleos 3 Weightlifting Shoes Review

The Nike Romaleos 3s are the newest edition in Nike's weightlifting shoe line. They're an updated version from Nike's previous Romaleos 2 model, which have grown in popularity through a variety of strength sports. The Nike Romaleos 3 were designed as...
Hookgrip Knee Sleeves Review

Hookgrip Neoprene Knee Sleeves 2.0 Review

Hookgrip is a popular weightlifting media brand known for their photography and videography, and has also been producing weightlifting apparel and supportive gear. In an earlier article, we reviewed the knee sleeve 2.0 (non-neoprene) by Hookgrip, which were more...

Amazing Grass Vs. Organifi Green Juice — Which Is a Better Green Superfood Powder?

Amazing Grass is one of the most well-established greens powders on the market: it’s the most reviewed on Amazon, it’s got over 150,000 Facebook likes, and it’s extraordinarily cheap to boot. Organifi Green Juice is in a different league. The...

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Sorry, Internet: This Video of Aleksey Lovchev’s 270kg Clean & Jerk...

Not real, but still interesting. A video is making the rounds of Aleksey Lovchev clean & jerking what looks like 270kg (at first glance) doesn't seem to be...

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