Reviews

Giants Pro Figure of 8 Lifting Straps Review

You may have heard of or seen the Figure of 8 lifting straps by Giants Pro before. These were the straps Eddie Hall used to break the deadlift world record with 500kg at the World Deadlift Championship in Leeds,...

Harbinger Cotton Padded Lifting Strap Review

Harbinger was founded in 1988 by an inventor named David McCrane, who at the time teamed up with 8-time Mr. Olympia, Lee Haney. Initially, these two worked together to create lifting wrist assists and gloves to enhance a lifter’s...

Unbroken Designs Ahoy 6″ Leather Lifting Belt Review

Unbroken Designs is a company that was started by CrossFit® athletes looking for functional fitness equipment. Their supportive strength gear is designed to be useful with both WODs and other forms of lifting. Their equipment is also known for their...
KT Tape Pro Synthetic Review

KT Pro Synthetic Kinesiology Tape Review – Does It Work?

KT tape is one of the most established kinesiology tape producers, offering numerous products in varying colors, designs and materials. In this article we will be reviewing the Pro Synthetic version of kinesiology tape by KT Tape, designed for enhanced...

Slingshot STrong Knee Sleeves Review – The Most Supportive?

Knee sleeves are a supportive piece of strength equipment that have multiple purposes, which very between athletes. For example, powerlifters use them for their rigidness and support under maximal loads. Weightlifters and functional workout athletes often use them for...

Amazing Grass vs. Emerald Balance — Which Is Better Value?

Emerald Balance and Amazing Grass are both high in Vitamin C and they both contain plenty of spirulina, barley grass, green tea, rose hips, and probiotic bacteria. But both green superfood drinks have a lot of differences too, not just...

Reign BCAA Elite+ Review — Why Is There Pepper In This?

Reign Performance Nutrition is an Oregon-based supplement company that's not super well-known — they only ship in the United States — but they're committed to changing the game. Their website states that they were tired of proprietary blends and secretive...

AMRAP Nutrition BCAA Review — Are Natural BCAAs Good?

AMRAP, if you’re not familiar with functional fitness terminology, stands for “as many reps as possible” or “as many rounds as possible.” AMRAP Nutrition has the latter written on their products. The company was founded in 2012 by CrossFit® athlete...

Ghost Legend Pre-Workout Review: What’s “Smart Energy”?

Ghost is a pretty unusual supplement company in that they prefer to call themselves a "lifestyle sports nutrition brand," decorating their website with workout playlists, fitness content, and interviews with DJs and entrepreneurs. We've tried their whey and their BCAAs,...

Best Reviewed Pre Workout Supplements

Of all the workout supplements you can buy, pre workouts may have the widest variety of ingredients, dosages, and effects — which is why it’s so hard to find the best pre workout for your needs. Although there are many...

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Why Do Some Lifters Pass Out from Heavy Deadlifts?

When you're pushing your body to new limits, such as hitting maximal deadlifts, there's always a chance (often small) of injury. We've seen a...

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