Clean and Press vs Clean and Jerk – Which One Should You Use?

In this article we will discuss the differences between the clean and press and the clean and jerk, two important movements for muscular, strength, and athletic development. In the below sections, we will break down both the clean and...

Bulk Supplements Creatine Monohydrate Review — Go Big or Go Home

BulkSupplements.com is based in Henderson, Nevada, and they sell over 400 supplements including pretty niche offerings like citrulline and beet root powder. It's a pretty popular brand with folks who like to buy raw ingredients and mix their own...

BN Labs Vegan Protein Review — What Are the Macros?

BN Labs is based in Irvine, California, and while they have a variety of products under different lines, including your standard whey protein powders and branched chain amino acids, a lot of their offerings are natural health supplements like...

Coach’s Corner: Perfect Your Wall Ball for the 2018 CrossFit® Open

We're only weeks away from this year's CrossFit® Open, and there tends to be one consistent thought on everyone's mind. What movements will be included in this Open's string of workouts? Unfortunately, there's no way of knowing until Dave...

Vice Features Westside Barbell & “Westside Vs. The World” Premiere Announced

Score another point for strength sports making an appearance in major news outlets. Vice Canada recently released a video that goes inside Westside Barbell to learn more about the gym's infamous owner, Louie Simmons, and the training that goes...

Ghost Size Creatine Review — An Endurance-Boosting Supplement?

Ghost is a pretty interesting supplement company that prefers to call itself a “sports nutrition lifestyle brand,” and as such they sponsor both bodybuilders and DJs and their website includes music playlists, fitness articles, and short documentaries. Their flagship product...

Could This Gadget Zap Your Brain to Improve Lifting?

Strength athletes hear a lot about how they need to perfectly perform every one of their reps to create and enforce the right neural pathways involved with the lift. But what if there were a device that could further...

Clean and Press – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, Benefits, and Variations

In this article we will discuss the clean and press movement, a complex, total body movement that can be performed with a wide variety of variations (dumbbell, kettlebell, barbell, log bar, etc). In the below sections we will discuss...

Ray Williams Squats 1,003 Pounds for an Insane Double

Ray Williams is one of the best raw squatters in the world, and he’s reminding us all why with this astonishing double he just pulled off in training at his local gym in Fulton, Mississippi. The number: “1003ish” pounds...

The Hype Is Real In Jerry Pritchett’s 2018 Road to the Arnold Video

"I want to sit on top of the podium that's the ultimate goal, it's to win the Arnold. It's going to happen, whether it happens this year, or next year...it's going to happen." Let it begin. The series of 2018...