My article about Five Things You Can Do Outside The Gym to Get Stronger got a great response, so I decided to hit up Reddit for some more inspiration… and I wasn’t disappointed!
After another year of growth at BarBend, we wanted to keep one of our favorite (and newer) tradition alive. Last year, we held our first ever 25 Days of Lifting…Gifting campaign and it
On a day-to-day basis, it’s generally understood that our bodies are probably not going to feel the same, especially when it comes to the feeling of fatigue. And when you factor in things
Midnight workouts. Are they the key to more strength gains? Most would probably argue that lifting that late would be extremely tough, but powerlifter Jessica Buettner continues to prove that she makes it
How often do you hear the statement, “It’s all genetics”, when it comes to lifting or athletic endeavors? Throughout internet forums, message boards, and in various athletic settings everywhere that statement makes a
Bodyweight exercises are beneficial for establishing foundational fitness, building muscle, and improving bodily control. While Olympic weightlifters must be well-versed with a barbell and the competition lifts (snatch, clean, and jerk), the below
You’re psyched up. You’ve had pre-workout coffee, jogged up a sweat, mobilized, done your warm-up sets, hit your working weight, and after your first working set… you yawn. Shake it off. Another set.
Full disclaimer: these aren’t my own ideas! There’s a great Reddit discussion here about all the little things you can do outside of training to improve your performance in the gym. I picked
One of the most important — and most overlooked! — aspects of productive training is also one of the simplest. The best type of training is fun. Yeah, it sounds simple, maybe even
Casein. Whey. Hemp. Soy. I’ve added more different types of protein powder to my shaker-bottle than toppings to my morning oats. So when collagen started populating my newsfeed, I thought, “eh, why not”