Janis Finkelman PRs With 27 Pull-Ups, One Year After a Bicep Tear

Pull-ups are freaking awesome for becoming a better powerlifter. The lats are great for helping stabilize the spine — so they help contribute to better core stability for squats and deadlifts — they're instrumental in the pulling motion of the...

Mat Fraser Talks Back Surgery, Chest Hair Aesthetics, and Electronic Muscle Stimulation

Mat Fraser, the winner of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games and Fittest Man on Earth™, stopped by the Reebok CrossFit Games Update Studio to answer a few questions from Facebook and Instagram. Here are some of the most interesting...

This Is Why You Should Only Do Bar Muscle-Ups On Straight Bars

Editor's Note: Before proceeding into this article, we want to give full disclosure that the video below isn't for the faint of heart. If injuries upset you, then we suggest not watching the video, or scrolling through to the...

Powerlifter Andrey Malanichev Discusses Insane Diet on Russian Talk Show

Russian powerlifter Andrey Malanichev recently appeared on Soviet Sports' live talk show, which is a Russian sport news outlet that cover a variety of sports. If you don't know Malanichev, he's the current WRPF squat (with & without wraps)...

Inverted Rows At Home/Bodyweight Options

The inverted row is a versatile and widely available bodyweight movement that can be done nearly anywhere, with very little equipment and set up. In this article we will discuss a few options to perform inverted rows at you...

Why Some Women Pee Mid-Workout (and What to Do About It)

Let’s set the scene: you just screwed your heels into the floor, your hands are chalked up, your fingers wrapped courageously around the barbell, you close your eyes, nod affirmatively to yourself, and begin to deadlift the bar for...

Hafthor “The Mountain” Bjornsson Sets New Weight Over Bar World Record

Though it's technically the "Off Season" for many top strongman competitors, World's Strongest Man podium finisher Hafthor Bjornsson (known to many fans as "The Mountain" on HBO's Game of Thrones series) is staying plenty busy, entertaining fans and going after...

Why Strongman Training Is Ideal for Building Football Players

I have made my living working with high school and college athletes for the last three decades. Parents will look to private coaches to specifically improve the skill sets of athletes to increase their playing time or help secure...

Ian Wilson’s 285kg Squat PR Spells Big Things

Ian Wilson is a phenomenal weightlifter, and after taking some time off to recover from shoulder and knee surgeries, he has returned to PR city. Today we wanted to highlight his latest personal record, a very tough looking back squat...

5 Famous Games Athletes Before They Found CrossFit

Strength sports have a lot of carryover with each other, which means it's not impossible for an athlete to jump from sport to sport and excel. You're probably not going to see an elite soccer player make the switch...