Russian Athletes and Events Announced for Second Annual Klokov Power Weekend

In early July, Dmitry Klokov announced his second-annual Power Weekend, a Moscow-based event where international lifters (both active and retired) come together to put on some feats of strength we don't normally see tested in competition settings. These included hang...

Report: Romania’s Gabriel Sincraian, Rio 85kg Bronze Medalist, Fails Doping Test

According to Romanian language media outlet Stiripesurse.ro, Rio Bronze Medalist Gabriel Sincraian has tested positive for a banned substance and will subsequently lose his medal and award; the exact nature of the substance hasn't been released, and the International...

Can You (and a Friend) Beat the “TailPipe” World Record?

It's a deceptively brutal partner workout, but one we can't not keep trying: TailPipe. The workout originated with the Gym Jones crew nearly a decade ago, and it's named after the feeling one gets toward the end — "sucking...

Can OpenBarbell Start a New Wave of Data-Obsessed Strength Training?

When I last visited S& S Barbell in Williamsburg, what stuck out most weren't the Oly platforms, power racks, and competition plates stacked and sorted into every crevice; it was the tech. Namely, Squats & Science's OpenBarbell, a bar velocity tracker...

Fore! Fitness “Golf” Is the Latest Way to Structure Your WOD

Forget AMRAPS and MetCons for time; Fitness Golf is the newest way to mix up your usual WOD routine. Some mad genius has taken the general idea of par and applied it to workouts, which makes for a fun...

Watch The Praelium LIVE Courtesy of BarBend.com!

Watch Team Oly Concepts present The Praelium, live on BarBend's Facebook page!We'll also be embedding the live streams of Sunday's sessions below.

5 Minute Mobility: This Stretching Routine Is Perfect When You’re Low on Time

Life is short. We are all busy. If you have a few hours a day to train and stretch and get massages, that is awesome! For the rest of us, we are lucky to get 5 minutes a day to...

Ray Williams Hits Massive 975lb Raw Squat in Training

Ray Williams set a new IPF raw squat record at the IPF Classic this past June (check out that massive lift here). For awhile, it looked like his 438kg/~963.6 pound lift from that competition might be the heaviest raw squat we'd see...

5 Tips to Break Through Weightlifting Plateaus

Everyone who trains in one sport long enough will eventually reach a plateau — that point where no matter what you do or how hard you work, nothing seems to improve. It can be frustrating and discouraging, but there...

Kristin Rhodes Pulls Out of Strongest Woman in the World

This weekend, Strongman Corporation hosts The Strongest Woman in the World at the SoFit Expo in Jacksonville, Florida. The competition has set the strongman community abuzz, as it gives top strongwoman competitors a chance at big cash prizes and...