Meet the Multi-Record Holding Powerlifter Who Can Squat 3.6x Her Bodyweight

Victoria Vargas, aka "Shoooorrrt_Stufff", as her Instagram handle states, continually proves that her lifts are nothing short of amazing. This 22 year old -52kg powerlifter is currently on course to break the junior IPF equipped squat record later this year. At the...

A Guide to Strength Training During Ramadan

Fasting from both food and fluid all day, every day, for an entire month, puts the body under stress. And for many Muslims, that’s the point: the month of Ramadan is for spiritual reflection and devotion, self-discipline, and charity...

These Are Your World’s Strongest Man Finalists

If you want to glimpse some of the mightiest battles taking place in sports today, check out the images posted this week of the qualifying rounds of the World's Strongest Man on Instagram. The qualifiers have been transpiring in Gaborone, Botswana, and...

Cellucor Cor-Performance Whey Review — Good All Around?

Cellucor is a Texas company that's about 15 years old and probably best known for their pre-workout called C4, but they sell just about every product you can find in the fitness section of a supplement store: amino acids,...

Pyrros Dimas on the Future of Weightlifting and IWF Elections

Pyrros Dimas is one of the world's most famous weightlifters, and more than a decade after his retirement from competition, he's stayed busy as an official and administrator at the sport's highest levels. Dimas — a Greek citizen who...

CrossFit Games Pacific Region Day 1: Tia-Clair Toomey and Kara Webb Tied

Day 1 of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit® Games Pacific Regional wrapped up with some big names at the top of the leaderboard in Wollongong, Australia. 5-time Games veteran Kara Webb is neck and neck with 2-time Games runner-up Tia-Clair Toomey....

Khan Porter Suspects Pec Injury After Pacific Regionals Day 1 (Will Continue)

We're in the second weekend of the 2017 CrossFit Games Regionals and another athlete suspects they've sustained a pec injury. 3-time Games competitor Khan Porter, competing in the Pacific Regional and ranked eighth after day one, shared an Instagram post...

4 Benefits of the Sumo Deadlift (That You May Have Overlooked)

Deadlifting is known to produce strong people. All forms. In the world of deadlifting however, there are many debates between conventional style fanatics vs sumo pullers, each staking their turf in the deadlifting world. While many individuals may have strong...

Sumo Deadlift Ultimate Guide – Exercises, Benefits, and Muscles Worked

The sumo deadlift is a widely used deadlift variation seen in most powerlifting, fitness, and strength and conditioning programs. While both the sumo deadlift and conventional deadlift produce similar net effects, there are some key differences between the sumo...

Glute Strength Goes Mainstream as Al Roker Hip Thrusts on the Today Show

If Dwayne Johnson grunting his way through a set of hip thrusts on Instagram last week wasn’t enough proof that glute strength is going mainstream, wait until you see none other than Al Roker strengthening his butt on the...