Kinesiology Taping for Tennis Elbow

A common area to tape for athletes in both strength sports and regular sports is the elbow. Lateral Epincondylitis is a common cause of pain and discomfort at the elbow. Common symptoms of Lateral Epicondylitis is pain towards the...

BSN AMINOx Review — Can It Really Help Endurance?

BSN, which stands for bio-engineered supplements and nutrition, is an Illinois-based supplement company that sponsors a wide variety of athletes and bodybuilders, most notably UFC champion Connor McGregor. They have a couple of amino acid supplements, but AMINOx is...

Building Better Athletes With Joe Kenn (2016 NFL Strength Coach of the Year)

If you're in the strength and conditioning world, then there's a pretty big chance you've heard the name Joe Kenn before. For anyone who hasn't, then maybe you've heard of something called the Tier System Strength Training system. This...

Tom Martin Totals 920kg With a Torn Bicep

When British powerlifter Tom Martin tore his bicep at the World Powerlifting Congress' European Championships, we figured he was done with deadlifting for a while. He had other plans.The -110kg athlete experienced a complete tear, saying in a discussion...

Single Kettlebell Thruster – Exercise Guide, Benefits, and Muscles Worked

In earlier pieces we discussed both the dumbbell thruster and double kettlebell thruster, each offering athletes and coaches unique yet similar training outcomes for increased movement, strength, and endurance performance.Much like the aforementioned movements, the single kettlebell thruster is...

Stefi Cohen Reps 440-Pound Deadlifts at 123 Pounds Bodyweight

Stefi Cohen has publicly declared on several occasions that her biggest goal for 2017 is a quadruple bodyweight deadlift, and her latest Instagram post shows she’s closer than ever.Below, you can see the -53kg lifter pull an astonishing 440...

Kirill Sarychev Just Announced Two Brand New Lifting Federations

Kirill Sarychev has already made a lot of contributions to strength sports.Easily one of the strongest living powerlifters, he currently holds the world record for the heaviest raw bench press of all time (738.5 pounds or 335 kilograms), has...

How to Prevent a Bicep Tear

Bicep tears are pretty gnarly. They’re extremely painful, can put a lifter out of commission for months — even squats can be prohibited — and they can come out of nowhere. You can do curls and chin-ups all day...

Obstacle Course Confirmed for 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games

Last night, Dave Castro confirmed on his Instagram page that an obstacle course will be making a return at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. The last time we saw an obstacle course in the games was in 2012 at...

Do You Really Need High Glycemic Carbs Around Your Workout?

The idea that you need high glycemic carbohydrates to spike your insulin and replenish glycogen after a workout is common in the strength world. It’s an integral part of taking advantage of your “window of gains.” Unfortunately, this may...