Weightlifting

Interview: Aleksey Torokhtiy Talks Building His Brand, Training, and What’s Next

If you're into weightlifting, or strength sports in general, then there's a good chance you've seen Aleksey Torokhtiy. Since his 2012 London Olympic gold medal, he's been very active in the strength training world and has been putting out...

The Best Types of Conditioning Work for Weightlifters

Olympic weightlifting and conditioning aren’t generally two words you would find in the same sentence, but an appropriate level of conditioning can actually be beneficial to your overall training and performance. Let me use the following to explain. 1. Why...

How to Eat and Train for Healthier Ligaments

Some strength athletes spend an awful lot of time thinking about their joint health without giving much consideration to the health of their ligaments, the bands of tough-yet-flexible connective tissue that connect bones to other bones. Ligaments aren’t muscles so...

17 Ways to Break Through a Stubborn Squat Plateau

The king of all lifts: the squat. A strong squat in strength sports is like owning a sports car in the real world. It's sought after by most, envied by many, and acts as somewhat of a social status (relatively...

Watch Nathan Damron and Clarence Kennedy’s Epic Squat Battle

Very strong YouTube personalities John “Jujimufu” Call and Clarence "Harry Squatter" Kennedy have been collaborating this week, and the result is some of the funniest weightlifting content we’ve seen in a long time. Kennedy, who resides in the Irish village...

20 Elite Lifters Share Their Pre 1-Rep Max and PR Thoughts

When you attempt a new PR, what goes through your head? Is it a well-crafted personal string of pump up thoughts, or a haphazard lack of certainty? Every lifter will encounter a time when they're faced with two decisions:...

Catching Up With 77kg Colombian Weightlifter Jeison Lopez

Jeison Lopez is a Junior weightlifter from Colombia, and he frequently turns heads with his crazy strong lifts. To further my point, Lopez is only a teenager with two more years of Junior eligibility. His best snatch currently sits...

Stefi Cohen Talks Cardio, Powerlifting Myths, and 4X Bodyweight Deadlifts

Stefi Cohen isn't just a strong powerlifter. She's an unusually well-rounded athlete and coach who, through the online coaching platform Hybrid Performance Method, is committed to learning the most effective ways to combine powerlifting, bodybuilding, and Olympic weightlifting. As a...

5 Benefits of the Push Press

The push press is a versatile movement that can develop great amounts of muscle mass, strength, power, and overall athletic performance for nearly every athlete. In this article we will discuss five very specific reason why every strength, power,...

Rogue Fitness Launches New Cerakote Barbells in Multiple Colors

In June, we reported on Rogue Fitness hinting about the release of new colored barbells. And when we shared this article on Facebook, it created quite a buzz in the comments section. It seemed like everyone had a naturally...

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You're following Paleo(ish), trying to cook your own food, and you can't eat chips. I know, it's a big problem because you want chips. You...

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