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Eleiko 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Eleiko 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Eleiko is a very established manufacturer and brand in the strength and power sports world, most notable for their plates, platforms, and barbells. Additionally, they produce a wide range of supportive gear for lifters and athletes, such as; weightlifting...

Ivan Abadjiev, Legendary Weightlifting Coach, Passes Away at 85

In sad news coming out of Bulgaria, it's being reported that legendary Bulgarian weightlifting coach Ivan Abadjiev passed away on March 24 in Germany; he was 85 years old. Abadjiev is arguably considered among the most accomplished coaches ever in the...

Split Squat vs Lunge vs Step Up — What Are the Differences?

The split squat, lunge, and step up are three movements that are common unilateral low body exercises to increase leg mass, enhance movement integrity, and bulletproof an athlete from injury; all of which can be specifically applied to sports performance...

Dumbbell Jump Squat – Benefits and Technique

The jump squat (either with dumbbells, barbells, bodyweight, or vest) is a great exercise to be used for power purposes, increase one’s ability to harness and transfer energy during ballistic athletic movements (sports, weightlifting, squatting, etc), as well as...

Romanian Deadlift vs Stiff Leg Deadlift – Differences and Hamstring Benefits

These two deadlifting variations are commonly used as synonyms for one another in many weightlifting, powerlifting, and functional fitness programs, despite there being some key differences between the two lifts. At face value, both movements are used to target lower back strength, teach...
Best Booty Shorts

Best Booty Shorts

Comfort. Fit. Material. Look. There are a lot of factors to consider when looking for a new pair of booty shorts. But how do you find the BEST booty shorts — for you? Fortunately, plenty of athletes have faced the...
Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband is one of the most well-known brands of compression training gear. Their products range from neoprene knee sleeves (5-7mm in thickness) and elbow sleeves to shoulder braces and other compression-based training tools for athletes of nearly every sport. I...
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...

Motivation: 58 Year Old Mark Solomon Hang Snatches 113kg

Mark Solomon, 59, is a personal trainer and strength coach at Buffalo BarBell Club based in Buffalo, NY. On top of his coaching, he's been a weightlifter for many years as well. At the young age of 59, Solomon...

The Coolest Custom Painted Nike Romaleos 3 (So Far)

The end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 was all about lifting shoes. Reebok, Nike, Adidas, and NOBULL all had new models and color schemes releasing around the same time. As a strength journalist, all the new shoes...

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