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The Hook Grip Deadlift: Why Every Lifter Should Know This Powerful Technique

Have you ever noticed that most people can Deadlift more weight with straps than without straps? Have you ever taken your final heavy Deadlift at the ...

By: Jacob Pontius

10 Things the Strongest Athletes in the Weight Room Have in Common

On every team—or in a weight room—there's always a group of athletes who are stronger than the pack. It might seem like these athletes were gifted...

By: Andy Haley

Why You Shouldn't Structure Your Workouts Like a Bodybuilder

Athletes are not bodybuilders. Now, before I get shoved into a gym locker by 250 pounds of hairless muscle, let me clarify; a bodybuilder is an athlete...

By: Jesse McMeekin

4 New Year's Resolution Fitness Challenges You Should Try in 2017

For many people January 1st is more than the start of a new year, it's when they continue their annua traditions of making New Years resolutions. One of...

By: Roger Lockridge

Why Athletes Should Lift Like Powerlifters

Strength training is simply the ability of the body to develop more force in movement. This style of training is also most athletes' missing link to...

By: Travis Hansen

9 Instagram Athletic Freaks You Need to Follow Immediately

Instagram is filled with amazing people. Crazy, insane, amazing people. A number of individuals have built massive Instagram followings, almost...

By: Brandon Hall

Watch Ray Williams Become the First Person in Powerlifting History to Squat 1,000 Pounds Raw

On Sunday in Atlanta, super heavyweight and reigning world champion Ray Williams broke powerlifting records by squatting an insane amount of weight ...

By: Rob Scott

Strongman Eddie Hall Breaks Deadlifting World Record, Lifts Over Half a Ton

Strongman Eddie Hall isn't nicknamed "The Beast" for nothing. Standing 6-foot-3 and weighing 400 pounds, the competitive lifter finally did what was...

By: Rob Scott

WATCH: A Playground is No Match for This Russian Powerlifter's Core and Upper-Body Strength

When you work your core, you strengthen your entire midsection. If you work hard enough, you can build steely abs, and your core can improve your ...

By: Cameron Fields

WATCH: Powerlifter Blaine Sumner Squats 1,102 Pounds at Arnold Classic

They call powerlifter Blaine Sumner "The Vanilla Gorilla." But there was nothing "vanilla" about the International Powerlifting Federation worl...

By: Cameron Fields