Strongman Stone Carry

How to Pick Contests That Improve Your Strongman Abilities

In the quest to become a better strongperson athlete, a smart athlete will plan out a road that will lead to their long term success. But in an effort to acquire hardware, many athletes will often pick contests that...

Glute Bridge vs Hip Thrust

Glute training is a key for increasing strength and power in movements like squats, deadlifts, sprinting, and the Olympic lifts. Strength, power, and fitness athletes can perform glute/hip specific exercise within their program to further enhance fitness and sports...

Brute Showdown Finale: Does the Bodybuilder, Weightlifter, CrossFitter, or Powerlifter Win?

"Actually, I really suck at soccer. I got kicked out when I was about 9 years old, the coach said I was too aggressive with the other kids when they'd come after the ball, so I think the last...
Eugen Sandow's Great Competition

The Fascinating Story of the First Bodybuilding Show

Astute fans of the Mr. Olympia contest will note that the statuette given each year resembles a stocky mustachioed man of yesteryear. The man in question is Eugen Sandow, a Prussian born physical culturist whose celebrity during the 1890s...
Isabella von Weissenberg 495lb deadlift

Powerlifter Isabella von Weissenberg “Accidentally” PRs her Deadlift at 495lb

There are few powerlifting fans today who don’t know Isabella von Weissenberg’s name. The Swedish IPF athlete is a bona fide phenomenon in the sport, regularly setting world records on the stage and quietly breaking them again in training.We...
Sodium and athletic performance

The Surprising Benefits of Salt for Strength Athletes

Sodium is a lot more useful for strength and performance than you’ve been told.If you’re a fan of strongman, you might have seen Brian Shaw pouring many, many times the recommended daily intake of salt into his burgers. Or...
CJ Cummings & Caitlin Hogan Pan Am Championships

CJ Cummings Sets American Records, Caitlin Hogan Takes Silver At Pan Ams

Currently, USA Weightlifting is in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic competing at the 2018 Senior Pan American Weightlifting Championships.The competition kicked off May 12th and runs through May 18th, so if you haven't checked out the live stream, then there's...
ON Gold Standard Plant Based Protein

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Plant-Based Protein Review – Do Gums Matter?

Optimum Nutrition is one of the best-known names in the supplement industry, and with good reason. Their ubiquitous whey protein, Gold Standard Whey, may be the best-known and most widely consumed protein powder on the market.Today, the Illinois-based company...
Build Kettlebell Flow

3 Steps to Building Your Own Full Body Kettlebell Flow

First off, what is a kettlebell flow?A kettlebell flow is two or more exercises, strung together and performed with one rep of each movement back-to-back in a fluid sequence. Kettlebell flows differ from complexes because complex exercises are broken...
Plant Fusion Complete Plant Protein Shake

PlantFusion Complete Plant Protein Review – The Most Hypoallergenic?

Based in Edison, New Jersey, PlantFusion was founded by two guys who already worked in the nutrition industry. One created a popular chain of health food stores and the other a "nutritional innovation company," and when they met they bonded...