Exercise Guide

CrossFit

crossfitter doing toes to bar

Four Big Benefits of the Toes to Bar

Have you ever watched the CrossFit Games and wondered how athletes like Tia-Clair Toomey not only achieve their six-packs but also the abdominal strength that comes with it? A part of it is due to eating enough calories, while another...

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Powerlifting

Julius Maddox

The Heaviest Bench Presses of All Time (In Competition)

The second lift in any sanctioned powerlifting competition, following the squat and preceding the deadlift, is the bench press. It's a staple movement for muscle hypertrophy and strength gains of the elbow extensors, shoulder flexors, and horizontal adductors. (1) The foundation of the bench press is widely credited to George...

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Weightlifting

Strongman

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

All squats are not created equal. I repeat, all squats are not created equal. Many lifters and athletes perform squats in the same way in which they were first taught and/or have seen on Instagram and Youtube. While those are both great resources for squat development, many lifters fail to...

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Bodyweight

The 12 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises

The 12 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises You Should Be Doing

When you hear the word cardio your thoughts might drift to the drudgery of a treadmill or elliptical. Cardio in lifting circles is often thought of as a dirty word, but improving your cardio has a wide range of benefits including improved conditioning and recovery from resistance training. The best...

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