Antonio Urso Announces Candidacy for IWF Presidency

This past weekend at the Junior European Championships in Eilat, Israel, Italy’s Antonio Urso declared his candidacy for the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)’s presidency in elections to be held in May of next year. Urso, the current president of...

IronMind Strong Enough Lifting Straps Review

Strength sport enthusiasts may have heard of IronMind before. IronMind Enterprises was founded in 1988 by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., who’s also the editor-in-chief and publisher of MILO Journal. In addition to producing content, the company also manufacturers several categories of strength...

How To Watch The 2016 USA Weightlifting American Open Championship

The 2016 USA Weightlifting American Open Championships are about to be underway in Orlando, Florida. Official dates for the competition are from December 8th-11th, which means there's only four days to watch the stacked and large list of competitors. To watch...

More Protein: How Strength Athletes Can Save Time, Money, & Hassle on Nutrition

It’s a love hate relationship that anyone living the “Iron Life” is intimately familiar with. It evolves into an increasingly expensive, time consuming necessity that some never get the hang of while others seem to suffer though. It is...

6 Reasons Strength Athletes Should Do Rope Climbs (Plus How To Master Them)

My first encounter with rope climbing, contrary to popular belief, wasn’t a positive one. In fact, it took me nearly 15 years to rediscover my long lost love for climbing. If only I had known at the time all...

The Best and Worst Fitness Tips From Old-Timey Strongmen and Strongwomen

There's just something about old-timey strongmen and strongwomen. Their combination of physicality, mystery, showmanship, and flowery, grandiose language made their sport fresh, exciting, and romantic. In the Victorian era, the advent of photography, video, and more accessible international travel rejuvenated the role of the traveling...

Dumbbell vs. Barbell Bench Press: Which is Best for You?

In this article we will discuss what you need to considered when determining what bench press modality (dumbbell vs. barbell bench press) is best for you and your specific performance and fitness goals. Strength and Hypertrophy = Both A video posted...

Davon Mahon Squats 180kg For 42 Reps

In case you need motivation to squat later, a video shared on Powerlifting Motivation's Facebook page definitely got us pumped up to train legs. The video highlights a lifter named Davon Mahon squatting a listed 180kg (396 lbs) for 42-reps. While...

Average Broz Gym Stretch Tape Review

A good hook grip can be the difference between missing a lift and crushing a PR. Yet, hook gripping isn’t always easy to perform, especially when we experience thumb pain. In most cases we push through the pain, but...

When Butt Wink Is a Problem (And When It Isn’t)

The guy who founded Squat University knows a lot about squatting. Dr. Aaron Horschig is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, USAW Olympic weightlifting competitor and level 1 coach, plus he’s an author – his first...