CrossFit Games Update: Sara Sigmundsdottir Is Moving to California

The five weeks of the 2017 CrossFit Open won't begin until February 26, but Games season is (basically) fully in swing, with athletes around the globe dialing in their training, nutrition, and coaching. The CrossFit Games Update Show, an official news...

Can You Use Olympic Weightlifting to Get Better at Boxing?

There’s an old Hungarian proverb that goes, “A man with one ass can’t ride two horses.” If you want to be great at something, don’t try to be great at anything else – pick a goal and focus. Ride one horse. That’s often...

3 Intense Hypertrophy Workouts for Serious Functional Fitness Athletes

When it comes to metabolic conditioning workouts, there can be a wide array of rep schemes, exercises, and expected training outcomes. Functional fitness athletes must have great work capacity, strength, power, and yes, muscle mass to drive further progress...

Throwback to When Arnold Schwarzenegger Worked at Gold’s Gym

The Arnold Classic is roughly three weeks away. This year the festivities are kicking off March 2-5th in Columbus, Ohio (similar to previous years). The Arnold is one of the biggest strength expos of the year, and is a...

The Russia Weightlifting Cup Is Currently Streaming Live

The Russian Cup is currently in full swing and it has three cameras streaming live. Currently there are two platform cameras and one camera on the warm-up room. To check out the stream follow this link. The Russia Cup is being held...

Blaine Sumner Squats 1,080 lbs for Speed

There are few things in the sport of powerlifting that are as beastly as Blaine Sumner "The Vanilla Gorilla's" squat strength. He's known for frequently putting up 1,000+ lb squats, but this year Sumner is looking for something new. In...

Andy Bolton: Back to Training After Cancer and Kidney Failure

“I mean yesterday I maxed out at 440, I just can’t imagine what it feels like to pull a 1000lbs” “No. You can’t.” Fortunately both my deadlift and interviewing skills have improved a lot since the first time I met Andy...

3 Back Exercises Every Weightlifter Should Be Doing Weekly

Before you start skimming the article to find three new, trendy, and “magical” back exercises, stop real quick and ask yourself one honest question… “Do I do strict pull ups, bent over rows, and back extensions, each at least once...

Kianoush Rostami Wins IWF’s Lifter of the Year, Two Days After Being Dropped From...

One day after the Kianoush Rostami was dropped from Iran's national weightlifting team, the International Weightlifting Federation has named him 2016's male Lifter of the Year. The award is decided by a popular vote of fans. Thailand's Sopita Tanasan won the award...

Dan Green Presses 374 for an Easy 11-Reps Post-Surgery

Dan "The Boss" Green, 34, is one of the more elite powerlifters in both the 110kg and 100kg weight class. As of recently, Green has been a little more quiet on social media and unless you follow him directly...