Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2 Set to Release Very Soon

Attention strength athletes and shoe lovers: we're in prime time new shoe release season. Every year around Thanksgiving and Christmas, we start seeing more shoe leaks, previews, and release dates for cross training shoes and lifters alike. If you're...

What’s the Difference Between Passive and Active Stretching?

Passive and active stretching are two ways an athlete can actively work to improve their mobility. Each type of stretch can be beneficial in certain circumstances, and using each will often depend on the scenario an athlete find themselves...

Dmytro Semenenko (-105kg) Made the Heaviest Squat at IPF Worlds

Ukrainian powerlifter Dmytro Semenenko has added an enormous 4.24 times bodyweight squat to the history books at the IPF Open World Championships: 445.5 kilograms (982.1 pounds) at -105kg bodyweight. (He weighed 104.98 kilograms — that weigh in must have...

Jumping Lunge Alternatives

Jumping lunges are a beneficial unilateral movement that are done to increase leg power and performance. In an earlier article we discussed the benefits of jumping lunges, as well as how to properly perform them. In some cases, however,...

Powerlifting Australia and Robert Wilks Are Out of the IPF

The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) has resolved to exclude Powerlifting Australia (PA), the Oceania Powerlifting Federation (OPF), and the President of both organizations Robert Wilks from the IPF. While PA and the OPF have been excluded, the IPF membership of...

Weightlifting World Championship Athletes Can Compete In CrossFit Liftoff

This year, the 2017 Weightlifting World Championships and CrossFit Liftoff coincide with each other, which originally meant some weightlifting athletes would have to miss this year's Lift Off. Luckily for these athletes, CrossFit announced that they'd allow them to...

Clarence Kennedy PRs His Snatch With 187.5kg at ~100kg Bodyweight

It took two years for Clarence Kennedy to add 2.5 kilograms to his snatch, but when you’re advanced enough in weightlifting that your personal record is 185 kilograms (407.8lb) at 103 kilograms (227lb) bodyweight, progress takes time. The Irish weightlifter...

Larry “Wheels” Williams Totals 2,275 lbs for New All Time World Record

Larry "Wheels" Williams had a great meet this past weekend at the RPS Powerlifting meet Insurrextion, which was held over the course of November 18-19th. This time last year, we were writing about Williams and his commanding performance where...

Ben Smith and Adam Klink Sit In First for Fraser Froning Vs. The World...

When we first wrote about how Mat Fraser and Rich Froning challenged the world to a series of workouts, we were a little skeptical about anyone being able to best them. After all, these are two multi-time Reebok CrossFit...

4 Benefits of Jumping Lunges

Jumping lunges are performed in both general fitness programs and sports performance systems to enhance lower body power outputs, movement mechanics, and injury proof the body. In this article we will discuss four primary benefits coaches and athletes can...